A Date Which Will Live: Pearl Harbor in American Memory

A Date Which Will Live Pearl Harbor in American Memory December the date of Japan s surprise attack on the U S fleet at Pearl Harbor is a date which will live in American history and memory but the stories that will live and the meanings attribut

  • Title: A Date Which Will Live: Pearl Harbor in American Memory
  • Author: Emily S. Rosenberg
  • ISBN: 9780822336372
  • Page: 346
  • Format: Paperback
  • December 7, 1941 the date of Japan s surprise attack on the U.S fleet at Pearl Harbor is a date which will live in American history and memory, but the stories that will live and the meanings attributed to them are hardly settled In movies, books, and magazines, at memorial sites and public ceremonies, and on television and the internet, Pearl Harbor lives in a thousanDecember 7, 1941 the date of Japan s surprise attack on the U.S fleet at Pearl Harbor is a date which will live in American history and memory, but the stories that will live and the meanings attributed to them are hardly settled In movies, books, and magazines, at memorial sites and public ceremonies, and on television and the internet, Pearl Harbor lives in a thousand guises and symbolizes dozens of different historical lessons In A Date Which Will Live, historian Emily S Rosenberg examines the contested meanings of Pearl Harbor in American culture Rosenberg considers the emergence of Pearl Harbor s symbolic role within multiple contexts as a day of infamy that highlighted the need for future U.S military preparedness, as an attack that opened a back door to U.S involvement in World War II, as an event of national commemoration, and as a central metaphor in American Japanese relations She explores the cultural background that contributed to Pearl Harbor s resurgence in American memory after the fiftieth anniversary of the attack in 1991 In doing so, she discusses the recent memory boom in American culture the movement to exonerate the military commanders at Pearl Harbor, Admiral Husband Kimmel and General Walter Short the political mobilization of various groups during the culture and history wars of the 1990s, and the spectacle surrounding the movie Pearl Harbor Rosenberg concludes with a look at the uses of Pearl Harbor as a historical frame for understanding the events of September 11, 2001.

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    1. Rosenberg focuses on the many interpretations that the attack on Pearl Harbor has been given in America. This book is interesting as a different look at the event itself and as a model for historical inquiry. The continuing redefinition of Pearl Harbor to suit present needs isn't unique. All events in history and subjects of study undergo this process, which is an important lesson for anyone wishing to learn how to think critically about events they may believe they already know.Rosenberg's narr [...]


    2. Quick read and very enjoyable. Look forward to watching Tora Tora Tora again this December with a new perspective.



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