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- The New Press 2012; US$ 19.99
In A People?s History of the U.S. Military , historian Michael A. Bellesiles draws from three centuries of soldiers? personal encounters with combatthrough fascinating excerpts from letters, diaries, and memoirs, as well as audio recordings, film, and blogsto capture the essence of the American military experience firsthand, from the American Revolution... 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...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 53.95
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...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95
From the first interactions between European and native peoples, to the recent peace-keeping efforts in Afghanistan and Iraq, military issues have always played an important role in American history. Ways of War comprehensively explains the place of the military within the wider context of the history of the United States, showing its centrality... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 240.00
The Routledge Handbook of American Military and Diplomatic History provides a comprehensive analysis of the major events, conflicts, and personalities that have defined and shaped the military history of the United States. This volume, The Colonial Period to 1877 , illuminates the early period of American history, from the colonial warfare of the... more...
- Casemate 2015; US$ 19.95
While the past half-century has seen no diminution in the valor and fighting skill of the U.S. military and its allies, the fact remains that our wars have become more protracted, with decisive results more elusive. With only two exceptionsPanama and the Gulf War under the first President Bushour campaigns have taken on the character of... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 175.00
"Prominent men and women of the military are the scope of this reference work. Coverage includes the most famous of leaders such as Grant, Patton, and Schwarzkopf; but what makes the source so outstanding is its inclusion of forgotten leaders such as Native American Stand Watie, aviator Jackie Cochran, and army educator Alden Partridge. Biographies more...
- ABC-CLIO 2003; US$ 85.00
This work chronicles the lives and accomplishments of over 200 enemies who have fought, plotted, spied on, and in some instances defeated U.S. forces over the past three centuries. Mangas Coloradas in the Old Southwest, Charles Cornwallis at the Guilford Courthouse, Erwin Rommel at Kasserine Pass?these are just a few of the skilled opponents the U. more...
- Free Press 2008; US$ 16.00
In the sobering aftermath of America's invasion of Iraq, Eugene Jarecki, the creator of the award-winning documentary Why We Fight , launches a penetrating and revelatory inquiry into how forces within the American political, economic, and military systems have come to undermine the carefully crafted structure of our republic -- upsetting its balance... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 15.00
For armchair generals, history buffs, and military enthusiasts everywhere, A Military Miscellany is an essential and entertaining collection of fascinating and little-known facts, anecdotes, lists, and stories from America?s rich military legacy. Forgotten heroes, amazing blunders, surprising trivia, and strange-but-true stories overlooked by historians,... more...