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Military history

  • America's Modern Warsby Christopher A. Lawrence

    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 exceptions—Panama and the Gulf War under the first President Bush—our campaigns have taken on the character of... more...

  • America and Guerrilla Warfareby Anthony James Joes

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 26.00

    From South Carolina to South Vietnam, America's two hundred-year involvement in guerrilla warfare has been extensive and varied. America and Guerrilla Warfare analyzes conflicts in which Americans have participated in the role of, on the side of, or in opposition to guerrilla forces, providing a broad comparative and historical perspective on these... more...

  • The Routledge Handbook of American Military and Diplomatic Historyby Christos G. Frentzos; Antonio S. Thompson

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 225.00

    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...

  • Battles That Changed American History: 100 of the Greatest Victories and Defeatsby Spencer Tucker

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 89.00

    A fascinating and informative analysis by a distinguished military historian of the 100 most influential battles in American history, presented in an accessible, ready-reference format. more...

  • The Embattled Pastby Edward M. Coffman

    The University Press of Kentucky 2013; US$ 40.00

    Internationally recognized for having reinvigorated and redefined his field, distinguished military historian Edward M. Coffman is a dedicated and much-admired teacher and mentor. In The Embattled Past , several of his most important essays have been assembled into a collection that serves as an essential reference to the discipline and an initiation... more...

  • Ways of Warby Matthew S. Muehlbauer; David J. Ulbrich

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 64.95

    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...

  • The American Militaryby Brad D. Lookingbill

    Wiley 2013; US$ 51.95

    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...

  • A Military Miscellanyby Jeremy Archer

    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...

  • My Life before the World War, 1860--1917by John J. Pershing; John T. Greenwood

    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...

  • Short History of the American Revolutionary War, Aby Stephen Conway

    I.B.Tauris 2013; US$ 25.00

    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...