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The savage wars of peace : small wars and the rise of American power

Author: Max Boot
Publisher: New York : BasicBooks, 2003
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America's small-scale, undeclared imperial wars have played an essential but little-appreciated role in its growth as a world power. This text charts the history of these and argues that the US should train for such conflict as inevitable, rather than focusing on improbable large-scale wars. Reviewed and debated everywhere, this book has become a key volume in the case for a new policy of interventionism. America's  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Max Boot
ISBN: 0465007201 9780465007202 046500721X 9780465007219
OCLC Number: 475676045
Notes: Originally published: 2002
Description: xx, 428 s
Responsibility: Max Boot

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