A Handbook of American Military History: From the Revolutionary War to the Present (2nd Revised edition)

A Handbook of American Military History: From the Revolutionary War to the Present (2nd Revised edition)

By: Jerry K. Sweeney (editor)Paperback

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The second edition of A Handbook of American Military History delineates the military history of the United States from the Revolutionary War into the opening stages of the twenty-first century war on terrorism. Comprehensive and easy to use, it supplies essential information on the social, technological, political, tactical, and strategic developments that have affected the evolution of the U.S. armed forces. New to the second edition is a chapter on U.S. military history from 1995 through 2004 and an index. A Handbook of American Military History is the perfect reader's guide for the military history buff or anyone interested in a brief overview of American military history.

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About Author

Jerry K. Sweeney is a professor of history emeritus at South Dakota State University.

Contents

1. The Building Period: 1775-1815; 2. The Institutional Period: 1816-1865; 3. The Reform Period: 1866-1914; 4. The Unsettled Period: 1915-1941; 5. The Global Period: 1942-1963; 6. The Uncertain Period: 1964-1994; 7. The Asymmetric Period: 1995-2004

Product Details

  • publication date: 01/05/2006
  • ISBN13: 9780803293373
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 386
  • ID: 9780803293373
  • weight: 522
  • ISBN10: 0803293372
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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