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- Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2012; US$ 16.95
At once a grand tour of the battlefields of North America and an unabashedly personal tribute to the military prowess of an essentially unwarlike people, Fields of Battle spans more than two centuries and the expanse of a continent to show how the immense spaces of North America shaped the wars that were fought on its soil. of photos. more...
- New Press, The 2012; US$ 29.95
In A People?s History of the U.S. Military , historian Michael A. Bellesiles draws from three centuries of soldiers? personal encounters with combat?through fascinating excerpts from letters, diaries, and memoirs, as well as audio recordings, film, and blogs?to capture the essence of the American military experience firsthand, from the American Revolution... more...
- New Press, The 2012; US$ 25.95
The best single-volume history of the Revolution I have read. ?Howard Zinn The first major effort to tell the history of the American Revolution from the often overlooked standpoints of its everyday participants, A People?s History of the American Revolution is a highly accessible narrative of the wartime experience that brings in the stories... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2010; US$ 180.00
This fascinating compilation of reference entries documents the unique relationship between mass media, propaganda, and the U.S. military, a relationship that began in the period before the American Revolution and continues to this day?sometimes cooperative, sometimes combative, and always complex. more...
- Little, Brown and Company 2010; US$ 14.99
Americans love war. We've never run from a fight. Our triumphs from the American Revolution to World War II define who we are as a nation and a people. Americans hate war. Our leaders rush us into conflicts without knowing the facts or understanding the consequences. Korea, Vietnam, and now Iraq and Afghanistan define who we are as a nation and a... more...
- Simon & Schuster 2010; US$ 17.00
IN 1991 THE UNITED STATES trounced the Iraqi army in battle only to stumble blindly into postwar turmoil. Then in 2003 the United States did it again. How could this happen? How could the strongest power in modern history fight two wars against the same opponent in just over a decade, win lightning victories both times, and yet still be woefully... more...
- Wiley 2009; US$ 437.00
With more than 60 essays , A Companion to American Military History presents a comprehensive analysis of the historiography of United States military history from the colonial era to the present. Covers the entire spectrum of US history from the Indian and imperial conflicts of the seventeenth century to the battles in Afghanistan and Iraq Features... more...
- University of Iowa Press 2009; US$ 22.00
Donald Anderson, a former U.S. Air Force officer, has compiled a haunting anthology of personal essays and short memoirs that span more than 100 years of warfare. Alvord White Clements?himself a veteran of the Second World War?introduces his grandfather Isaac N. Clements?s Civil War memoir; the novelist Paul West writes of his father, a British veteran... more...