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The American military tradition : from colonial times to the present

Author: John M Carroll; Colin F Baxter
Publisher: Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©2006.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2nd edView all editions and formats
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In this completely revised and updated second edition, historians John M. Carroll and Colin F. Baxter have gathered an esteemed group of military historians to explore the pivotal issues and themes  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: John M Carroll; Colin F Baxter
ISBN: 9780742544277 0742544273 9780742544284 0742544281
OCLC Number: 234362544
Description: xvi, 334 pages : maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Ch. 1. The colonial wars and the American Revolution / David H. Overy and Kevin M. Gannon --
Ch. 2. Napoleonic warfare / Owen Connelly --
Ch. 3. The wars of 1812 and 1846 : the leadership factor / J. David Valaik --
Ch. 4. The American Civil War, 1861-1865 / William Garrett Piston --
Ch. 5. Indian wars of the trans-Mississippi West, 1850s-1890s / Jerome A. Greene --
Ch. 6. The military role of the United States in World War I / David R. Woodward --
Ch. 7. The United States, World War II, and the grand alliance / Colin F. Baxter --
Ch. 8. The Second World War : the war against Japan / H.P. Willmott --
Ch. 9. The Korean conflict and the Cold War / Pierce C. Mullen --
Ch. 10. America in Vietnam / John M. Carroll --
Ch. 11. Proliferation : the United States and the nuclear arms race / Walter L. Hixson --
Ch. 12. Counterterrorism and the U.S. military after 9/11 / Christopher C. Harmon.
Responsibility: edited by John M. Carroll and Colin F. Baxter.

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The twelve essays in this volume combine in a comprehensive, well-integrated and economically presented overview of America's military heritage from the colonial era to the present day. Analytical Read more...

 
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