A Handbook of American Military History

A Handbook of American Military History

by Jerry K. Sweeney
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813385695

ISBN-13: 9780813385693

Pub. Date: 01/01/1997

Publisher: Westview Press

This unique reference work covers the military history of the United States from the Revolution to the Gulf War. 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. Invaluable as a reference tool and reader's guide, the…  See more details below

Overview

This unique reference work covers the military history of the United States from the Revolution to the Gulf War. 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. Invaluable as a reference tool and reader's guide, the Handbook of American Military History will prove essential for scholars, students, and history buffs alike.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813385693
Publisher:
Westview Press
Publication date:
01/01/1997
Series:
History and Warfare Series
Pages:
319
Product dimensions:
6.44(w) x 9.56(h) x 1.00(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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