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Aspects of War in American History
Aspects of War in American History
 
Our Price: $20.00
Year: 1997
Pages: 255
Binding Paperback
ISBN 1853311774

Product Code: 756774829

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David K. Adams (ed); Cornelis A. Van Minnen (ed). The story of the U.S. could be told in terms of the frequency & impact of war & by the changes that occurred in the years after the cessation of hostilities. In this analysis of some of the  conflicts that have engaged Amer. gov’ts. & pres., contributors present case-studies which study both the phenomenon of war & its foreign & domestic implications. Includes: the origins of the colonial militia in VA; the War of 1812 as a turning-point in the history of the U.S.; three of the most prominent gen. in the Civil War; a comparison of the aftermath of the two world wars, espec. regarding the mil. establishment, naval policy, & the campaign for compulsory health insur.; the role of non-gov’t. agencies in WW2; & the Vietnam War as ‘the long shadow’ over American life.

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