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- Wiley 2013; US$ 89.95
The American Military: A Narrative History presents a comprehensive introduction to more than four centuries of American military history. Presents a chronological account of American military history from clashes between militias and Native Americans to 21st-century operations in Afghanistan and Iraq Features personal vignettes to put a human... more...
- Elliott & Thompson 2013; US$ 11.03
From Napoleon Bonaparte to Winston Churchill, military experience has provided both men and women down the ages with a wealth of sage advice and wise council, not only on wartime strategy, but on lessons for living a good life; from the moral and political dimensions of conflict, to leadership, work, marriage, family and friendship. Historian Jeremy... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 50.00
Few American military figures are more revered than General John J. "Black Jack" Pershing (1860--1948), who is most famous for leading the American Expeditionary Forces in World War I. The only soldier besides George Washington to be promoted to the highest rank in the U.S. Army (General of the Armies), Pershing was a mentor to the generation of generals... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 24.00
The American war against British imperial rule (1775-1783) was the world?s first great popular revolution. Ideologically defined by the colonists? formal Declaration of Independence in 1776, the struggle has taken on something a mythic character, especially in the United States. From the Boston Tea Party to Paul Revere?s ride to raise the countryside... more...
- 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...