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  1. Ways of War

    American Military History from the Colonial Era to the Twenty-First Century

    By Matthew S. Muehlbauer, David J. Ulbrich

    From the first interactions between European and native peoples, to the recent peace-keeping efforts in Afghanistan and Iraq, military issues have always played an important role in American history. Ways of War comprehensively explains the place of the military within the wider context of the...

    Published December 11th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Routledge Handbook of War and Society

    Iraq and Afghanistan

    Edited by Steven Carlton-Ford, Morten G. Ender

    This new handbook provides an introduction to current sociological and behavioral research on the effects of the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan represent two of the most interesting and potentially troubling events of recent decades. These two wars-so similar in...

    Published November 11th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The Fort Pillow Massacre

    North, South, and the Status of African Americans in the Civil War Era

    By Bruce Tap

    Series: Critical Moments in American History

    On April 12, 1864, a small Union force occupying Fort Pillow, Tennessee, a fortress located on the Mississippi River just north of Memphis, was overwhelmed by a larger Confederate force under the command of Nathan Bedford Forrest. While the battle was insignificant from a strategic standpoint, the...

    Published October 28th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Evolution of Government Policy Towards Homosexuality in the US Military

    The Rise and Fall of DADT

    Edited by James E. Parco, David A. Levy

    Throughout history, homosexuality has been a complicating factor for men and women electing to serve in the armed forces of the United States. The right to serve became increasingly complicated when the Department of Defense responded to congressional legislation in 1993 by adopting a policy that...

    Published October 1st 2013 by Routledge

  5. Race and US Foreign Policy

    The African-American Foreign Affairs Network

    By Mark Ledwidge

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    African-Americans' analysis of, and interest in, foreign affairs represents a rich and dynamic legacy, and this work provides a cutting edge insight into this neglected aspect of US foreign affairs. In addition to extending the parameters of US foreign policy literature to include race and...

    Published August 8th 2013 by Routledge

  6. U.S. Military Strategy in the Gulf (Routledge Revivals)

    Origins and Evolution Under the Carter and Reagan Administrations

    By Amitav Acharya

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1989, this title explores the nature and dimensions of the U.S. strategy in the Gulf in the formative years that followed the fall of the Shah, the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and the outbreak of the Iran-Iraq war. It describes the formation of the U.S. Rapid Deployment Joint...

    Published July 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Routledge Handbook of American Military and Diplomatic History

    1865 to the Present

    Edited by Christos Frentzos, Antonio S. Thompson

    The Routledge Handbook of U.S. Military and Diplomatic History provides a comprehensive analysis of the major events, conflicts, and personalities that have defined and shaped the military history of the United States in the modern period. Each chapter begins with a brief...

    Published June 21st 2013 by Routledge

  8. The Encyclopedia of Codenames of World War II (Routledge Revivals)

    By Christopher Chant

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Codenames were a vital feature of World War II, serving as mental shorthand for those in the know, and obscuring the issues for those who were not. Codenames were used from the highest level, in the planning of grand strategic moves affecting the conduct of the whole war, to the lowest command...

    Published June 6th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Constructing US Foreign Policy

    The Curious Case of Cuba

    By David Bernell

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    This book seeks to address the roots of the hostility that has characterized the United States’ relationship with Cuba and has persisted for decades, long after the Cold War. It answers the question of why America’s Cold War era policy toward Cuba has not substantially changed, despite a radically...

    Published November 30th 2012 by Routledge

  10. US Special Forces and Counterinsurgency in Vietnam

    Military Innovation and Institutional Failure, 1961-63

    By Christopher K. Ives

    Series: Strategy and History

    This volume examines US Army Special Forces efforts to mobilize and train indigenous minorities in Vietnam. Christopher K. Ives shows how before the Second Indochina War, the Republic of Vietnam had begun to falter under the burden of an increasingly successful insurgency. The dominant American...

    Published July 13th 2012 by Routledge