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The American Military Tradition

From Colonial Times to the Present

by Colin F. Baxter

  • 245 Want to read
  • 30 Currently reading

Published by Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Military,
  • History,
  • History - Military / War,
  • Military - United States,
  • History / Military / United States,
  • Military - General,
  • History, Military,
  • United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages334
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7925811M
    ISBN 100742544281
    ISBN 109780742544284

      “Though involved in numerous wars, the United States has avoided becoming a militaristic nation, and the American people, though hardly pacifists, have been staunch opponents of militarism,” wrote the distinguished historian Arthur A. Ekirch, Jr., in his book, The Civilian and the inating the armed forces to civil rule is a tradition that is essential to the survival of. An excellent one-volume biography against an analysis of military tradition, in which Catton does much to correct the picture of Grant that has been handed down. He shows him as speedy, brilliant and determined and while admitting of his weaknesses in the White House, points up the dilemmas already extant- striking in his biography a happy balance in assesing both the soldier and the man.

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      In The Tank Debate, John Stone highlights the equivocal position that armour has traditionally occupied in Anglo-American thought, and explains why - despite frequent predictions to the contrary - the tank has remained an important instrument of book provides a timely and provocative study of the tank's developmental history, against the changing background of Anglo Cited by: 3. Description. America and the Just War Tradition examines and evaluates each of America’s major wars from a just war perspective. Using moral analysis that is anchored in the just war tradition, the contributors provide careful historical analysis evaluating individual conflicts.


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From the reliance on militia and the Minutemen of the American Revolution to the all-volunteer specialized troops of today, these twelve essays analyze the Format: Paperback.

In The American Military Tradition historians John M. Carroll and Colin F. Baxter gather 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.

From the reliance on militia and the Minutemen of the American Revolution to the all-volunteer specialized troops of today, these twelve essays. There are few books like this; Higginbotham’s study represents an amalgamation of prior views of Washington within the framework of a unique American military tradition.

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In The American Military Tradition historians John M. Carroll and Colin F. Baxter gather 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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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Catton, Bruce, U.S. Grant and the American military tradition. Boston, Little, Brown []. American Military History intends to provide the United States Army—in particular, its young officers, NCOs, and cadets—with a comprehensive but brief account of its Center of Military History first published the book in as a textbook for senior ROTC courses.

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Baxter gather 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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