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The Oxford companion to American military history

Author: John Whiteclay Chambers; Fred Anderson
Publisher: New York : Oxford University Press, 1999.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Covers major wars, battles, military leaders, branches of service, weapons, naval vessels, aircraft, types of warfare, military life, acts of Congress, peace groups, and cultural influences. Includes Stephen E. Ambrose writing on the D-Day landing, James M. McPherson on the battle of Antietam, John Keegan on the changing experience of combat, Jean Bethke Elshtain on Jane Addams, Mark A. Noll on religion and war, and  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Dictionaries
Military history
Dictionnaires anglais
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Oxford companion to American military history.
New York : Oxford University Press, 1999
(DLC) 99021181
(OCoLC)40891049
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: John Whiteclay Chambers; Fred Anderson
ISBN: 9780199891061 0199891060
OCLC Number: 54359565
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xxxiv, 916 pages) : illustrations, maps
Other Titles: American military history
Responsibility: editor in chief, John Whiteclay Chambers II ; editors, Fred Anderson [and others].
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Drawing on contemporary scholarship in the field, this work is a guide to the study of war, peace and the military throughout American history. With 1000 alphabetically arranged entries, this work  Read more...

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Edited by Richard Holmes with his usual authority and lucidity. * Spectator *

 
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