A Handbook of American Military History, Second Edition: From the Revolutionary War to the Present / Edition 2

A Handbook of American Military History, Second Edition: From the Revolutionary War to the Present / Edition 2

by Jerry K. Sweeney
     
 

ISBN-10: 0803293372

ISBN-13: 9780803293373

Pub. Date: 05/28/2006

Publisher: UNP - Nebraska Paperback


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…  See more details below

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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.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780803293373
Publisher:
UNP - Nebraska Paperback
Publication date:
05/28/2006
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
386
Sales rank:
544,836
Product dimensions:
8.84(w) x 10.88(h) x 0.84(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Acknowledgments
1The Building Period: 1775-18151
2The Institutional Period: 1816-186543
3The Reform Period: 1866-191497
4The Unsettled Period: 1915-1941141
5The Global Period: 1942-1963183
6The Uncertain Period: 1964-1994251
Glossary307
About the Contributors317
About the Book319

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