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  1. The US Public and American Foreign Policy

    Edited by Andrew Johnstone, Helen Laville

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    Though often overlooked, public opinion has always played a significant role in the development and promotion of US foreign policy and this work seeks to comprehensively assess the impact and nature of that opinion through a collection of historical and contemporary essays. The volume evaluates the...

    Published February 27th 2012 by Routledge

  2. American Foreign Policy and Postwar Reconstruction

    Comparing Japan and Iraq

    By Jeff Bridoux

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    On the eve of the invasion of Iraq, President G.W. Bush argued that if setting up democracy in Japan and Germany after WW II was successful, then it should also be successful in Iraq. This book provides a detailed comparison of the reconstruction of Japan from 1945 to 1952 with the current...

    Published February 27th 2012 by Routledge

  3. The American Culture of War

    A History of US Military Force from World War II to Operation Enduring Freedom, 2nd Edition

    By Adrian R. Lewis

    The American Culture of War presents a sweeping, critical examination of every major American war of the late 20th century: World War II, Korea, Vietnam, the First and Second Persian Gulf Wars, through to Operation Enduring Freedom. Lewis deftly traces the evolution of US military strategy,...

    Published February 14th 2012 by Routledge

  4. The US Military

    A Basic Introduction

    By Judith Hicks Stiehm

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book provides a basic guide to the US military and will raise questions for further discussion by students and other curious readers. The US Military provides an accessible starting-point for those with a limited knowledge of this institution. Covering a wide range of subject matter, and...

    Published January 9th 2012 by Routledge

  5. Strategy in the American War of Independence

    A Global Approach

    Edited by Donald Stoker, Kenneth J. Hagan, Michael T. McMaster

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book examines the strategies pursued by the Colonies and the other combatants in the American War for Independence, placing the conflict in its proper global context. Many do not realize the extent to which the 1775 colonial rebellion against British rule escalated into a global conflict....

    Published October 6th 2011 by Routledge

  6. US Foreign Policy in Context

    National Ideology from the Founders to the Bush Doctrine

    By Adam Quinn

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    This work blends strategic analysis of contemporary US foreign policy with long-term historical discussion, producing an important argument relevant to the debates surrounding both the merits of contemporary US foreign policy and the long-term trends at work in American political culture. Rather...

    Published September 16th 2011 by Routledge

  7. Atrocity and American Military Justice in Southeast Asia

    Trial by Army

    By Louise Barnett

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    This book is an examination of American army legal proceedings that resulted from a series of moments when soldiers in a war zone crossed a line between performing their legitimate functions and committing crimes against civilians, or atrocities. Using individual judicial proceedings held within...

    Published April 20th 2011 by Routledge

  8. Chemical Warfare during the Vietnam War

    Riot Control Agents in Combat

    By D. Hank Ellison

    Chemical Warfare during the Vietnam War documents the use of antipersonnel chemical weapons throughout the Vietnam War, and explores their effectiveness under the wide variety of circumstances in which they were employed. The short, readable account follows the US program as it progressed from a...

    Published February 2nd 2011 by Routledge

  9. Women in the United States Military

    An Annotated Bibliography

    By Judith A. Bellafaire

    Series: Routledge Research Guides to American Military Studies

    Women’s participation in the U.S. Armed Forces has grown over time in response to the national need for their services. Throughout each era of American history, patriotic women volunteered to serve their country in a wide variety of official and unofficially sanctioned capacities. When there was a...

    Published December 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  10. The Spanish-American War and Philippine Insurrection, 1898–1902

    An Annotated Bibliography

    By Mark Barnes

    Series: Routledge Research Guides to American Military Studies

    An often overshadowed event in American military history, the Spanish-American War began as a humanitarian effort on the part of the United States to provide military assistance for the liberation of Cuba from Spanish domination. At the time, no one knew that this simple premise would result in an...

    Published September 3rd 2010 by Routledge