The American Military : A Narrative History
By: Lookingbill, Brad D.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Publisher: Hoboken : Wiley, 2013Description: 1 online resource (422 p.).ISBN: 9781118609439.Subject(s): United States -- Armed forces -- History | United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns | United States -- History, MilitaryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The American Military : A Narrative HistoryDDC classification: 355.00973 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Cover; Title page; Copyright page; Contents; List of Illustrations; Acknowledgments; Prologue; Freedom Is Not Free; 1: An Uncommon Defense (1607-1775); Introduction; The Militia; Skulking; Wars of Extirpation; Imperial March; The French and Indian War; Martial Law; Rebel Forces; Conclusion; Essential Questions; Suggested Readings; 2: War for Independence (1775-1787); Introduction; American Crisis; Year of the Hangman; The Alliance; Outside the Lines; Southern Strategy; Yorktown; A Standing Miracle; Conclusion; Essential Questions; Suggested Readings; 3: Establishing the Military (1787-1812)
IntroductionNational Forces; Legion; A Quasi-War; The Shores of Tripoli; West Point; Army of Adventurers; Peaceable Coercion; Conclusion; Essential Questions; Suggested Readings; 4: Mr. Madison's War (1812-1815); Introduction; War Hawks; On to Canada; Naval Duels; Tough as Hickory; Border Battles; The British Invasion; New Orleans; Conclusion; Essential Questions; Suggested Readings; 5: The Martial Republic (1815-1846); Introduction; Postwar Security; Into the Borderlands; Arc of Expansion; Indian Removal; Reforming the Militia; The Old Navy; Profession of Arms; Conclusion
Essential QuestionsSuggested Readings; 6: The Forces of Manifest Destiny (1846-1860); Introduction; American Blood; On to Mexico; Forward March; War at Home; The Halls of Montezuma; Occupation; Legacies of Conquest; Conclusion; Essential Questions; Suggested Readings; 7: The Blue and the Gray (1860-1865); Introduction; Secession; Battle Cries; Union Strategy; Lee Takes Command; Military Necessity; Advance and Retreat; Gettysburg; Winning the West; The Surrender; Conclusion; Essential Questions; Suggested Readings; 8: Twilight of the Indian Wars (1865-1890); Introduction; Road to Reunion
Peace PolicyConquering the Sioux; The Old Army; Fight or Flight; Apache Resistance; Wounded Knee; Conclusion; Essential Questions; Suggested Readings; 9: A Rising Power (1890-1914); Introduction; Race for Empire; Remember the Maine; Splendid Little War; Philippine Rebellion; The Boxers; A Progressive Defense; Gunboat Diplomacy; Conclusion; Essential Questions; Suggested Readings; 10: The War to End All Wars (1914-1918); Introduction; Preparedness; Mobilizing for War; American Expeditionary Forces; The Atlantic Lifeline; No-Man's-Land; Cult of the Offensive; The Armistice; Conclusion
Essential QuestionsSuggested Readings; 11: Out of the Trenches (1918-1941); Introduction; Soft Power; A Winged Defense; From Ships to Shores; Our Economic Army; Neutrality; Under the Rainbow; Pearl Harbor; Conclusion; Essential Questions; Suggested Readings; 12: Fighting World War II (1941-1945); Introduction; War Machine; The GI Way; Empire of the Sun; A Second Front; Great Crusade; The Philippine Sea; Victory in Europe; Japanese Resistance; Atomic Warfare; Conclusion; Essential Questions; Suggested Readings; 13: A Cold War Begins (1945-1964); Introduction; Department of Defense
The American Military: A Narrative History presents a comprehensive introduction to more than four centuries of American military history. Presents a chronological account of American military history from clashes between militias and Native Americans to 21st-century operations in Afghanistan and IraqFeatures personal vignettes to put a human face on armed conflictAddresses patterns of national service, the evolution of civil-military relations, and the advent of all-volunteer forcesPuts events in historical context, and considers cultural, social, political, economic, and technological devel
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