The Good Occupation: American Soldiers and the Hazards of Peace

The Good Occupation: American Soldiers and the Hazards of Peace

by Susan L. Carruthers

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780674545700
Publisher: Harvard
Publication date: 11/14/2016
Pages: 400
Sales rank: 414,520
Product dimensions: 6.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 1.30(d)

About the Author

Susan L. Carruthers is Professor of History at Rutgers University–Newark.

Table of Contents

Introduction: The Troublesome "O Word" 1

1 Preparing to Occupy 15

2 "The Life of Conquerors" 50

3 Staging Victory in Asia 82

4 From V-E to VD 111

5 Displaced and Displeased Persons 151

6 Demobilization by Demoralization 191

7 Getting without Spending 227

8 Domesticating Occupation 263

Conclusion: The "Good Occupation"? 299

Abbreviations 315

Notes 319

Acknowledgments 371

Index 375

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