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For Liberty and the Republic The American Citizen As Soldier, 1775-1861

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ISBN-10: 1479819948

ISBN-13: 9781479819942

Edition: 2015

Authors: Ricardo A. Herrera

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In the early decades of the American Republic, American soldiers demonstrated and defined their beliefs about the nature of American republicanism and how they, as citizens and soldiers, were participants in the republican experiment through their service. In For Liberty and the Republic, Ricardo A. Herrera examines the relationship between soldier and citizen from the War of Independence through the first year of the Civil War.   The work analyzes an idealized republican ideology as a component of soldiering in both peace and war. Herrera argues that American soldiers’ belief system—the military ethos of republicanism—drew from the larger body of American political thought. This ethos…    
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Book details

List price: $89.00
Copyright year: 2015
Publisher: New York University Press
Publication date: 4/17/2015
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 272
Size: 6.30" wide x 9.41" long x 1.18" tall
Weight: 1.056
Language: English

Ricardo A. Herrera is Associate Professor of Military History at the School of Advanced Military Studies, U.S. Army Command and General Staff College.