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The American warfare state : the domestic politics of military spending

Author: Rebecca U Thorpe
Publisher: Chicago ; London : The University of Chicago Press, 2014, cop. 2014.
Series: Chicago series on international and domestic institutions.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How is it that the United States - a country founded on a distrust of standing armies and strong centralized power - came to have the most powerful military in history? This book argues that there  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rebecca U Thorpe
ISBN: 9780226123912 022612391X 9780226124070 022612407X
OCLC Number: 881802280
Description: 1 vol. (XI-245 p.) : tabl., graph., cartes. ; 23 cm.
Series Title: Chicago series on international and domestic institutions.
Responsibility: Rebecca U. Thorpe.
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"Thorpe offers the most compelling argument I have seen for Congress's diminished role in the domestic politics of war during the last half-century. It's an argument, moreover, that no one has Read more...

 
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