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Respectable Army : The Military Origins of the Republic, 1763 - 1789

By: Martin, James Kirby.
Contributor(s): Lender, Mark Edward.
Material type: TextTextSeries: eBooks on Demand.The American History Series: Publisher: Somerset : Wiley, 2014Edition: 2nd ed.Description: 1 online resource (258 p.).ISBN: 9781118817759.Subject(s): United States -- History -- Revolution, 1775-1783 -- Campaigns | United States. -- Continental army -- History | United States. -- Continental armyGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: Respectable Army : The Military Origins of the Republic, 1763 - 1789DDC classification: 973.33 Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
Contents:
""Cover ""; ""Title Page ""; ""Copyright ""; ""Contents ""; ""Foreword ""; ""Preface ""; ""CHAPTER ONE: Of Lexington and Concord, and the Myths of the War, 1763�1775""; ""Lexington and Concord""; ""Of Standing Armies (Power) and Militia (Liberty)""; ""Ideological Transmission""; ""The Provincial Militia Tradition""; ""The Tyranny of Standing Armies""; ""Notes""; ""CHAPTER TWO: The Republican War, 1775�1776""; ""A Republican Order as the Goal""; ""Regulars Versus Republicans: The British at Bay""; ""The Adoption of a Continental Army""; ""The British Military Counterthrust""
""The New York Campaign""""Success and Failure""; ""Notes""; ""CHAPTER THREE: Toward an American Standing Army, 1776�1777""; ""The Nature of the Continental Army""; ""A New Model Rebel Army""; ""William Howe�s Campaign of 1777""; ""The Saratoga Campaign""; ""The American Search for Manpower""; ""The Old Myth and The New Soldiery""; ""Notes""; ""CHAPTER FOUR: On and Off the Road of Despair, 1777�1779""; ""Valley Forge""; ""Mounting Anger in the Officer Corps""; ""Tables Turned: New Life for the Cause""; ""The British Dispersal of 1778""; ""Growing Internal Division: Army and Society""
""Notes""""CHAPTER FIVE: Moral Defeat and Military Turnabout, 1779�1781""; ""Dispersed Warfare""; ""Patriot Naval Exploits""; ""Financial Morass on the Home Front""; ""The War in the Southern States""; ""Treason, Pensions, and Mutinies""; ""Sudden Turnabout: The Road to Yorktown""; ""Notes""; ""CHAPTER SIX: Of War, National Legitimacy, and the Republican Order, 1781�1789""; ""The Yorktown Campaign""; ""Formulating a Peace Settlement""; ""The Newburgh Conspiracy""; ""Transition to a Postwar World""; ""Myth and Tradition: A Political/Military Settlement""; ""Notes""
""A NOTE ON REVOLUTIONARY WAR HISTORY AND HISTORIOGRAPHY""""Index ""
Summary: When the first edition of this highly successful volume appeared in 1982, the proponents of the "new" military history were just gaining full momentum. Their objective was to reach beyond the traditional focus of military studies-the flow of guns, combat, and tactics that influenced the immediate outcome of battles and martial conflicts, often with little reference to broader historical contexts. Believing that one cannot fully appreciate the Revolution without reckoning with the War for Independence and its effects in helping to shape the new American republic, Martin and Lender move beyon
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""Cover ""; ""Title Page ""; ""Copyright ""; ""Contents ""; ""Foreword ""; ""Preface ""; ""CHAPTER ONE: Of Lexington and Concord, and the Myths of the War, 1763�1775""; ""Lexington and Concord""; ""Of Standing Armies (Power) and Militia (Liberty)""; ""Ideological Transmission""; ""The Provincial Militia Tradition""; ""The Tyranny of Standing Armies""; ""Notes""; ""CHAPTER TWO: The Republican War, 1775�1776""; ""A Republican Order as the Goal""; ""Regulars Versus Republicans: The British at Bay""; ""The Adoption of a Continental Army""; ""The British Military Counterthrust""

""The New York Campaign""""Success and Failure""; ""Notes""; ""CHAPTER THREE: Toward an American Standing Army, 1776�1777""; ""The Nature of the Continental Army""; ""A New Model Rebel Army""; ""William Howe�s Campaign of 1777""; ""The Saratoga Campaign""; ""The American Search for Manpower""; ""The Old Myth and The New Soldiery""; ""Notes""; ""CHAPTER FOUR: On and Off the Road of Despair, 1777�1779""; ""Valley Forge""; ""Mounting Anger in the Officer Corps""; ""Tables Turned: New Life for the Cause""; ""The British Dispersal of 1778""; ""Growing Internal Division: Army and Society""

""Notes""""CHAPTER FIVE: Moral Defeat and Military Turnabout, 1779�1781""; ""Dispersed Warfare""; ""Patriot Naval Exploits""; ""Financial Morass on the Home Front""; ""The War in the Southern States""; ""Treason, Pensions, and Mutinies""; ""Sudden Turnabout: The Road to Yorktown""; ""Notes""; ""CHAPTER SIX: Of War, National Legitimacy, and the Republican Order, 1781�1789""; ""The Yorktown Campaign""; ""Formulating a Peace Settlement""; ""The Newburgh Conspiracy""; ""Transition to a Postwar World""; ""Myth and Tradition: A Political/Military Settlement""; ""Notes""

""A NOTE ON REVOLUTIONARY WAR HISTORY AND HISTORIOGRAPHY""""Index ""

When the first edition of this highly successful volume appeared in 1982, the proponents of the "new" military history were just gaining full momentum. Their objective was to reach beyond the traditional focus of military studies-the flow of guns, combat, and tactics that influenced the immediate outcome of battles and martial conflicts, often with little reference to broader historical contexts. Believing that one cannot fully appreciate the Revolution without reckoning with the War for Independence and its effects in helping to shape the new American republic, Martin and Lender move beyon

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<p> James Kirby Martin is Distinguished University Professor of History at the University of Houston and is the author of many books, including the award-winning Benedict Arnold, Revolutionary Hero: An American Warrior Reconsidered .</p> <p> Mark Edward Lender is Professor of History and Chairman of the History Department a Kean University. He has written widely on early American military and social history, and his books include the award-winning Citizen Soldier: The Revolutionary War Journal of Joseph Bloomfield and Drinking in America: A History (both with James Kirby Martin) .</p>

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