Americans and the wars of the twentieth century / Jenel Virden.
By: Virden, Jenel.Material type: TextSeries: American history in depth (Palgrave Macmillan (Firm)): Publisher: Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire [England] ; New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008Description: x, 203 p. : maps ; 23 cm.ISBN: 9780333726600 (alk. paper); 033372660X (alk. paper); 9780333726617 (pbk. : alk. paper); 0333726618 (pbk. : alk. paper).Subject(s): United States -- History, Military -- 20th century | United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th century | United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century | War and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century | Just war doctrineDDC classification: 355.00973 Other classification: NK 7040
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Includes bibliographical references (p. 184-194) and index.
List of abbreviations -- Maps -- 1: Introduction -- 2: First World War -- Pre-war period -- Beginnings -- How the war was fought -- US home front -- Consequences -- 3: Second World War -- Interwar period -- Beginnings -- How the war was fought -- US home front -- Consequences -- 4: Korean War -- Interwar period -- Beginnings -- How the war was fought -- US home front -- Consequences -- 5: Vietnam War -- Interwar period -- Beginnings -- How the war was fought -- US home front -- Consequences -- 6: Conclusions -- How the wars began-justice of war -- How the wars were fought-justice in war -- How the wars ended-justice after the war -- US home front-justice at home -- Conclusions -- Epilogue -- Annotated bibliography and further reading -- Index.
From the Publisher: Jenel Virden outlines the causes, courses and consequences of the four major wars of the 20th century in American history, examining how the United States became involved, how the wars were fought; and what the domestic consequences of the wars were. Virden discusses the foreign policy as well as civil liberty implications of American involvement in the First World War, Second World War, Korean War and Vietnam War.