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A companion to American military history

Author: James C Bradford
Publisher: Chichester, U.K. ; Malden, MA : Wiley-Blackwell Pub., 2010.
Series: Blackwell companions to American history.
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"Through more than 60 scholarly essays, A Companion to American Military History presents a comprehensive analysis of the historiography of United States military events and experiences from the colonial era to the present. Including contributions from both eminent military historians and emerging scholars, the essays address every American war from the Indian and imperial conflicts of the seventeenth century to the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: James C Bradford
ISBN: 9781405161497 1405161493
OCLC Number: 316098909
Description: 2 volumes (xxvi, 1080 pages) ; 26 cm.
Contents: Vol. 1. Pt. 1. Wars --
Warfare during the Colonial Era, 1607-1765 / John Grenier --
War of American Independence, 1775-83 / Stephen R. Conway --
Foreign Wars of the Early Republic, 1798-1816 / Gene Allen Smith --
Indian Wars in the East, 1783-1859 / Roger L. Nichols --
The Texas War for Independence and War with Mexico / Thomas W. Cutrer --
The Civil War, 1861-5 / Brian Holden Reid --
Indian Wars of the Trans-Mississippi West, 1862-90 / Robert Wooster --
The Spanish-American and Philippine Wars, 1898-1902 / Graham A. Cosmas --
America Emergent: The United States in the Great War / Aaron Anderson and Michael Neiberg --
World War II in the Atlantic, North Africa, the Mediterranean, and Europe / Harold R. Winton --
World War II in Asia and the Pacific / John Wukovits --
The Korean War / James I. Matray --
The Vietnam War / Ron Milam --
The Cold War / Elizabeth Lutes Hillman --
The Gulf Wars against Iraq / John R. Ballard --
Global War on Terrorism / Hall Gardner --
Pt. 2. --
The Armed Forces --
The Continental Army / Charles P. Neimeyer --
The Navies and Marines of the American Revolution / Frank C. Mevers --
The US Army to 1900 / Samuel J. Watson --
The US Army Since 1900 / Ronald L. Spiller --
The US Navy, 1794-1860: Men, Ships, and Governance / Christopher McKee --
The US Navy, 1860-1920 / Kurt H. Hackemer --
The US Navy Since 1920 / David F. Winkler --
The US Marine Corps / Jon Hoffman --
The US Coast Guard and Its Predecessor Agencies / C. Douglas Kroll --
The US Air Force / John W. Huston --
The Confederate Army / Arthur W. Bergeron, Jr. --
The Confederate Navy and Marine Corps / Michael E. Krivdo --
The Citizen Soldier in America: Militia, National Guard, and Reserves / James C. Bradford --
Defense Unification, Joint Commands, and Joint Operations / Leo P. Hirrel --
Mercenaries, Private Military Contractors, and Non-Traditional Forces / Jonathan Phillips --
Vol. 2. Pt. 3. Foreign Military Operations Short of Declared War --
Expanding and Defending a Maritime Republic, 1816-95 / John H. Schroeder --
Interventions in Central America and the Caribbean, 1900-30 / Anne Cipriano Venzon --
Military Interventions in Asia, 1899-1927 / Stephen K. Stein --
The Occupation of Germany, Austria, Trieste, Japan, Okinawa, and Korea / James Jay Carafano --
Military Operations in Latin America, 1961-2001 / Lawrence Yates --
Military Interventions Short of War in the Post 1975 Era / James Meernik --
Alliances and Coalitions in US History / T. Michael Ruddy --
Attachés, MAAGs, and MACs / Brian Tyrone Crumley --
Pt. 4. Homeland Security --
Early American Insurrections / William Hogeland --
The Military and Reconstruction, 1862-77 / Margaret M. Storey --
The Military, Civil Disorder, and Natural Disasters, 1877-2007 / Charles A. Byler --
Coastal Defenses / Dale E. Floyd --
Air Defense / Edward B. Westermann --
Pt. 5. Military Specialties --
Military Intelligence / David F. Trask --
Military Education and Training / Jennifer L. Speelman --
US Military Chaplains / John W. Brinsfield Jr., Tierian Cash and Thomas Malek-Jones --
Military Communications / Jonathan Reed Winkler --
Military Order and Discipline / Benjamin R. Beede --
Covert Warfare and Special Operations Forces / Bob Seals --
US War Planning: Changing Preferences and the Evolution of Capabilities / Donald Chisholm --
Military Justice / Mark Weitz --
Photography and the American Military / Frank J. Wetta --
Music in the Military / Edward H. McKinley --
Pt. 6. The Military, American Society, and Culture --
The American Way of War / Antulio J. Echevarria II --
Civil-Military Relations / Charles A. Stevenson --
Women in the American Military / D'Ann Campbell --
Minorities in the Military / Thomas A. Bruscino Jr. --
Medals and Decorations / David T. Zabecki --
The Military, the Cinema, and Television / Joseph G. Dawson III --
The Military, the News Media, and Censorship / Edward L. Walraven --
The Military-Industrial Complex / Benjamin Franklin Cooling --
The Military, War, and Memory / G. Kurt Piehler --
American Military Ethics / Thomas B. Grassey --
The Military and Sports / Wanda Ellen Wakefield --
American Veterans' Movements / William Pencak --
Care for the Military Dead / Constance Potter and John Deeben.
Series Title: Blackwell companions to American history.
Responsibility: edited by James C. Bradford.

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