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The modern American military

Autore: David M Kennedy
Editore: Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2013]
Edizione/Formato:   eBook : Document : EnglishVedi tutte le edizioni e i formati
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The advent of the all-volunteer force and the evolving nature of modern warfare have transformed our military, changing it in serious if subtle ways that few Americans are aware of. Edited by Pulitzer Prize-winning historian David M. Kennedy, this stimulating volume brings together insights from a remarkable group of scholars, who shed important new light on the changes effecting today's armed forces. Beginning with  Per saperne di più…
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Genere/forma: Electronic books
Informazioni aggiuntive sul formato: Print version:
Modern American military.
Oxford : Oxford University Press, [2013]
(DLC) 2012050996
(OCoLC)813930729
Tipo materiale: Document, Risorsa internet
Tipo documento: Internet Resource, Computer File
Tutti gli autori / Collaboratori: David M Kennedy
ISBN: 9780199895953 0199895953 1299486258 9781299486256
Numero OCLC: 841172270
Note: Includes index.
Descrizione: 1 online resource (pages cm.)
Contenuti: The counterrevolution in strategic affairs / Lawrence Freedman --
The U.S. Armed Forces' view of war / Brian McAllister Linn --
Weapons: the growth and spread of the precision-strike regime / Thomas G. Mahnken --
American military culture from colony to empire / Robert L. Goldich --
Manning and financing the twenty-first century all-volunteer force / David R. Segal & Lawrence J. Korb --
Military contractors and the American way of war / Deborah Avant and Rene de Nevers --
Filming war / Jay Winter --
The future of conscription: some comparative reflections / James Sheehan --
Whose army? / Andrew J. Bacevich --
Assessing the all-volunteer force / Karl W. Eikenberry --
Military justice / Charles J. Dunlap Jr --
Women in the U.S. military : the evolution of gender norms and military requirements / Michelle Sandhoff and Mady Wechsler Segal --
Casualties / Jonathan Shay.
Responsabilità: edited by David M. Kennedy.
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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.  Per saperne di più…

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