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West Point : two centuries and beyond

Author: Lance Betros
Publisher: Abilene, Tex. : McWhiney Foundation Press, 2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : Conference publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The US Military Academy at West Point was founded in 1802 . To honour its bicentennial in 2002, the USMA Department of History hosted a multi-disciplinary conference that provided an opportunity for  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Conference papers and proceedings
History
Congresses
Biography Congresses
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
West Point.
Abilene, Tex. : McWhiney Foundation Press, 2004
(OCoLC)646010023
Material Type: Biography, Conference publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lance Betros
ISBN: 1893114473 9781893114470
OCLC Number: 56733367
Notes: Includes papers from a conference held 7-9 March, 2002 at the Academy.
Description: 623 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Part I. West Point and officer professionalism. West Point and officer professionalism, 1817-1877 / William B. Skelton --
West Point's contribution to the Army and to professionalism, 1877 to 1917 / Theodore J. Crackel --
Part II. Distinguished West Pointers. General George S. Patton, Jr., at West Point, 1904-1909 / Carlo D'Este --
Henry H. Arnold at West Point, 1903-1907 / Dik Alan Daso --
Leslie R. Groves, West Point, and the atomic bomb / Robert S. Norris --
Principled leadership : Creighton Williams Abrams, class of 1936 / Lewis Sorley --
Part III. Challenges and changes. West Point, the Jacksonians, and the Army's controversial role in national improvements / Robert P. Wettemann, Jr. --
The rocky road to reform : John M. Schofield at West Point, 1876-1881 / Donald B. Connelly --
The West Point centennial : a time for healing / Frank J. Walton --
Challenge and change : West Point and the Cold War / Brian McAllister Linn --
West Point and the post-Cold War drawdown / Gerardo V. Meneses --
Part IV. Women and minorities. The trial, tribulation, and pardon of Lieutenant Henry O. Flipper, USMA 1877 / Thomas M. Carhart III --
Chinese cadets at West Point / Charles D. Krumwiede --
The lives of West Point's Buffalo Soldiers / Tanya Kabel-Ballard --
The crucible of duty : West Point, women, and social change / Lance Janda --
Part V. Educating future leaders. The evolving USMA academic curriculum, 1952-2002 / George B. Forsythe and Bruce Keith --
The history of history at West Point / Robert A. Doughty and Theodore J. Crackel --
Evolution of the Department of Geography and Environmental Engineering at USMA / Peter Anderson and James B. Dalton, Jr. --
Evolution of sociology at West Point, 1963-2001 / Morten G. Ender and Thomas A. Kolditz --
The history of law instruction at West Point / Patrick Finnegan --
Teaching foreign languages at West Point / Patricia B. Genung --
National security studies at West Point / Jay M. Parker --
Computing at West Point : revolution to purposeful evolution / Kenneth L. Alford, Gregory J. Conti, David B. Cushen, Eugene K. Ressler, Jr., William Turmel, Jr., and Donald J. Welch --
201 years of mathematics at West Point / V. Frederick Rickey and Amy Shell-Gellasch.
Responsibility: edited by Lance Betros.
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