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University of Massachusetts Amherst

History Department

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Christian G. Appy


Office: 718 Herter Hall
Telephone: (413) 545-6768
Fax: (413) 545-6137

Degree: Ph.D., Harvard University (1987)
Field(s) of interest: Modern US History, Vietnam War

Graduate Courses Offered:
Cold War America

Research Interests and Professional Activities
Professor Appy is the author of Patriots: The Vietnam War Remembered From All Sides (Viking, 2003), which was a main selection of the Book-of-the-Month Club and won the Massachusetts Book Award for Non-Fiction in 2004. His other works include Working-Class War: American Combat Soldiers and Vietnam (1993) and Cold War Constructions: The Political Culture of United States Imperialism, 1945-1966 (2001). Appy also edits a book series for the University of Massachusetts Press called "Culture, Politics, and the Cold War."