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Armed with abundance

Meredith H. Lair

Armed with abundance

consumerism & soldiering in the Vietnam War

by Meredith H. Lair

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Social life and customs,
  • Military life,
  • Consumption (Economics),
  • Social aspects,
  • United States,
  • Moral conditions,
  • Soldiers,
  • Vietnam War, 1961-1975,
  • United States. Army,
  • Lifestyles,
  • History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    Other titlesConsumerism and soldiering in the Vietnam War
    StatementMeredith H. Lair
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDS558.2 .L35 2011
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 295 p. :
    Number of Pages295
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25149670M
    ISBN 109780807834817
    LC Control Number2011022140
    OCLC/WorldCa711043265

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    ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xviii, pages: illustrations, map ; 25 cm: Contents: A war refined: reframing the narrative of the Vietnam War --Same side, different wars: grunts and REMFs in Vietnam --This place just isn't John Wayne: U.S. military bases in Vietnam --Total war on boredom: the U.S. military's recreation program.   Providing abundance is humanity’s grandest challenge—this is a book about how we rise to meet it. Providing abundance is humanity’s grandest challenge—this is a book about how we rise to meet it. We will soon be able to meet and exceed the basic needs of every man, woman and child on the planet. Abundance for all is within our grasp/5().

    ere is a program for realizing abundant prosperity in your life and affairs. According to the mystical Christian principles, on which this program is based, it takes 40 days for consciousness to realize a truth. A break in practice during the 40 day period will release the energy being built up around the new ideas.   Book Review: Armed with Abundance: Consumerism and Soldiering the Vietnam War Book Review: Armed with Abundance: Consumerism and Soldiering the Vietnam War Hunt, David party remobilized in order to find a way to counter the increasingly communist driven DRV. Like the French, the i Vit parties tried to use the former Emperor of Annam, Bo i, to carve out a Author: Hunt, David.


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