Americans and the Wars of the Twentieth Century

Americans and the Wars of the Twentieth Century

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780333726617
Publisher: Macmillan Education UK
Publication date: 02/15/2008
Series: American History in Depth
Edition description: 2008
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x 0.02(d)

About the Author

JENEL VIRDEN is Senior Lecturer, American History at the University of Hull, UK. She is the author of Goodbye-Picadilly: British War Brides in America and currently serves as Secretary General of the European Association for American Studies.

Table of Contents

Introduction.- The First World War.- The Second World War.- The Korean War.- The Vietnam War.- Conclusions.- Epilogue.- Bibliography.- Index.

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Effectively describes the successes and failures of the United States to fight within the framework of Just War principles, both on the battlefield and the home front, in the four major wars the nation was engaged in during the Twentieth century.' - Peter Karsten, University of Pittsburgh, USA

Choice Outstanding Academic Title for 2008

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