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The songs that fought the war : popular music and the home front, 1939-1945 / John Bush Jones.

Publication | Not Digitized | Library Call Number: ML3477 .J68 2006

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    Format
    Book
    Author/Creator
    Jones, John Bush.
    Published
    Waltham, Mass. : Brandeis University Press ; Hanover : University Press of New England, c2006
    Locale
    United States
    Contents
    "When this crazy world is sane again" : the setting for the songs
    "I hear America singing" : but who wrote all those songs?
    "Over here" : prewar isolationism, patriotism, and preparedness
    "Chin up! cheerio! carry on!" : the allies and us
    "G.I. jive" : the draft, enlistment, and army life
    "Johnny, get your gun again" : from national pride to axis-bashing
    "There's an F.D.R. in freedom" : the war's faces and places
    "In the army, in the navy, in the marines" : saluting the services
    "Don't forget there's a war going on" : pitching in and coping on the home front
    "Arm in arm" : wartime romance
    "A boy in khaki, a girl in lace" : the servicemen away, their girls back home
    "It's been a long, long time" : victory, homecomings, the world after the war.
    Notes
    Includes bibliographical references (p. [295]-299) and indexes.
    "When this crazy world is sane again" : the setting for the songs -- "I hear America singing" : but who wrote all those songs? -- "Over here" : prewar isolationism, patriotism, and preparedness -- "Chin up! cheerio! carry on!" : the allies and us -- "G.I. jive" : the draft, enlistment, and army life -- "Johnny, get your gun again" : from national pride to axis-bashing -- "There's an F.D.R. in freedom" : the war's faces and places -- "In the army, in the navy, in the marines" : saluting the services -- "Don't forget there's a war going on" : pitching in and coping on the home front -- "Arm in arm" : wartime romance -- "A boy in khaki, a girl in lace" : the servicemen away, their girls back home -- "It's been a long, long time" : victory, homecomings, the world after the war.

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    Language
    English
    External Link
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    ISBN
    1584654430
    9781584654438 (cloth : alk. paper)
    Physical Description
    xiv, 338 p. ; 24 cm.

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