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The modern American military

Author: David M Kennedy
Publisher: New York, NY [etc.] : Oxford University Press, cop. 2013.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Modern American Military is composed of essays surveying the mission and character of the United States armed forces in the twenty-first century.

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David M Kennedy
ISBN: 0199895945 9780199895946
OCLC Number: 828858181
Description: XIX, 332 p. ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. The Mission by Lawrence Freedman ; 2. The Force by David Segal and Lawrence Korb ; 3. Command by Andrew Bacevich ; 4. The Armed Forces' View of War by Brian Linn ; 5. Images ; 6. Obedience and Disobedience by Errol Morris ; 7. International Comparisons by James Sheehan ; 8. Mercenaries by Deborah Avant and Renee de Nevers ; 9. Weapons by Thomas Mahnken ; 10. Casualties by Jonathan Shays ; 11. Culture: Life Inside the Military by Robert Goldich ; 12. The <"Military-Industrial Complex>" Today by Charles J. Dunlap ; 13. Gender and Sexuality by Martha McSally ; 14. Military Law by Eugene Fidell
Responsibility: ed. by David M. Kennedy.

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Academic yet accessible, this volume offers thoughtful and occasionally disturbing insights into the workings of the world's most powerful war machine. * Publishers Weekly *

 
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