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American Military Tradition From Colonial Times to the Present

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ISBN-10: 0742544281

ISBN-13: 9780742544284

Edition: 2nd 2006 (Revised)

Authors: John M. Carroll, Colin F. Baxter, Pierce C. Mullen, Owen Connelly, Kevin M. Gannon

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In this completely revised and updated second edition, historians John Carroll and Colin Baxter have gathered an esteemed group of military historians to explore the pivotal issues and themes in American warfare from the Colonial era to the present conflict in Iraq.
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Book details

List price: $54.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2006
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/19/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 342
Size: 9.00" wide x 6.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.188
Language: English

Preface
Introduction
The Colonial Wars and the American Revolution
Napoleonic Warfare
The Wars of 1812 and 1846: The Leadership Factor
The American Civil War, 1861-1865
Indian Wars of the Trans-Mississippi West, 1850s-1890s
The Military Role of the United States in World War I
The United States, World War II, and the Grand Alliance
The Second World War: The War against Japan
The Korean Conflict and the Cold War
America in Vietnam
Proliferation: The United States and the Nuclear Arms Race
Counterterrorism and the U.S. Military after 9/11
Afterword
Index
About the Editors and Contributors