The conflicts covered in this book include the Civil War and the Vietnam War as well as the two World Wars. American and European contributors analyze both the phenomenon of war and its foreign and domestic implications.
Table of ContentsAftermaths of war
the colonial militia in Anglo-Indian warsVirginia, 1622-1677
indians, settlers and soldiersthe war of 1812 and Southern expansionism
olive branch and swordUnion war-making in the American Civil War
the war for the Union as a just war
nation, organization and the individualthe military thought of Theodore Roosevelt
World War 1, the campaign for compulsory health insurance, and the transformation of progressive social thought
maritime strategy and the crucible of warthe impact of World War 1 on American naval policy, 1914-1921
psychological warfare and the building of national morale during World War 11the role of non-government agencies
the other side of waroveseas marriages between British women and American GIs during World War 11
guns, butter and civil rightsthe National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and the Vietnam War, 1964-1968
the long shadowthe third Indochina War, 1975-1995.