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Military history

  • 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...

  • America's Forgotten Wars: The Counterrevolutionary Past and Lessons for the Futureby Sam Sarkesian

    ABC-CLIO 1984; US$ 84.00

    “[This book provides] numerous brilliant and sound insights into the nature of low-level conflict. Sarkesian also perceptively describes the imperatives of the military mind set and armed forces structure necessary to help the US government achieve its national objectives in a turbulent world. Despite shortcomings, the book is a good and necessary... more...

  • America's Military Adversariesby John C. Fredriksen

    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...

  • America's Modern Warsby Christopher A. Lawrence

    Casemate 2015; US$ 2.78

    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... more...

  • The American Militaryby Brad D. Lookingbill

    Wiley 2013; US$ 53.95 US$ 48.56

    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...

  • American Military Leadersby John C. Fredriksen

    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...

  • The American Military Traditionby John M. Carroll; Colin F. Baxter; Owen Connelly; Kevin Gannon; Jerome A. Greene; Christopher C. Harmon; Walter L. Hixson; Pierce C. Mullen; William Garrett Piston; David Valaik; H P. Willmott; David R. Woodward

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2006; US$ 48.00

    In this completely revised and updated second edition, historians John M. Carroll and Colin F. Baxter have gathered an esteemed group of military historians to explore the pivotal issues and themes in American warfare from the Colonial era to the present conflict in Iraq. more...

  • The American Way of Warby Eugene Jarecki

    Free Press 2008; US$ 20.99

    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...

  • Atlas of American Military Historyby Stuart Murray

    Infobase Publishing 2004; US$ 102.00

    Covers the span of America at war, exploring the personalities, methods, strategies, and historical contexts of each conflict. With color maps accompanied by an insightful textual narrative, this book examines significant military campaigns and war in which the United States has been engaged, both domestically and internationally. more...

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

    ABC-CLIO 2014; US$ 89.00

    The Battle of Okinawa (April–June 1945) resulted in more U.S. Navy casualties than all of the navy's previous wars combined; these heavy casualties influenced the decision to employ the atomic bomb against Japan that August. This is just one of many instances in American military history when the outcome of a battle helped to establish the course... more...