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  1. Citizen and Soldier

    A Sourcebook on Military Service and National Defense from Colonial America to the Present

    By Henry C. Dethloff, Gerald E. Shenk

    Americans grow up expecting that in a time of need, their country can depend on its people for volunteer service to the military. Indeed, this has been a social and at times legal expectation for the citizenship of this country since 1776. Yet, since the end of World War II United States forces...

    Published July 5th 2010 by Routledge

  2. The Seven Years War

    A Transatlantic History

    By Matt Schumann, Karl W. Schweizer

    Series: War, History and Politics

    This is the first comprehensive one-volume overview of the diplomatic, military and maritime history of the causes and conduct of the Seven Years’ War and its American manifestation, the French and Indian War (1753-63). The Seven Years’ War was the first global conflict in history and a precursor...

    Published June 29th 2010 by Routledge

  3. Triumph Revisited

    Historians Battle for the Vietnam War

    Edited by Andrew Wiest, Michael Doidge

    More than thirty years later, the Vietnam War still stands as one of the most controversial events in the history of the United States, and historians have so far failed to come up with a definitive narrative of the wartime experience. With competing viewpoints already in play, Mark Moyar’s recent...

    Published April 18th 2010 by Routledge

  4. The Pacific Campaign in World War II

    From Pearl Harbor to Guadalcanal

    By William Bruce Johnson

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    This is a fascinating new account of how diplomacy and politics gave way to military strategy and warfare in the Pacific. Presenting previously unpublished photographs, interviews with veterans, newly commissioned maps and new translations of Japanese sources, this book freshly examines the key...

    Published March 18th 2010 by Routledge

  5. How We Are Changed by War

    A Study of Letters and Diaries from Colonial Conflicts to Operation Iraqi Freedom

    By D.C. Gill

    The prolonged conflict in Iraq has shown us war’s transformative effect. Civilians rivet themselves to events happening halfway around the world, while young soldiers return home from battlefields, coping with the memories of those events. How We Are Changed by War examines our sense of...

    Published March 4th 2010 by Routledge

  6. Military Advising and Assistance

    From Mercenaries to Privatization, 1815–2007

    Edited by Donald Stoker

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This volume presents a number of case studies of military advisors and missions in order to provide clear historical examples of the evolution, functioning and motives of foreign military advising in the modern era. Containing essays by US contributors covering a wide range of countries and...

    Published January 25th 2010 by Routledge

  7. The Politics and Security of the Gulf

    Anglo-American Hegemony and the Shaping of a Region

    By Jeffrey R. Macris

    Since the 19th century the Gulf region has been an area of intense interest, having been influenced first by the British and more recently by the Americans. This book charts the changing security and political priorities of these two powers and how they have shaped the region. Adopting a...

    Published December 9th 2009 by Routledge

  8. United States Foreign Policy & National Identity in the 21st Century

    Edited by Kenneth Christie

    Series: Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

    Examines the complex relationship between United States foreign policy and American national identity as it has changed from the post-cold war period through the defining moment of 9/11 and into the 21st century. Starting with a discussion of notions of American identity in an historical sense, the...

    Published November 23rd 2009 by Routledge

  9. American Soldiers in Iraq

    McSoldiers or Innovative Professionals?

    By Morten G. Ender

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    American Soldiers in Iraq offers a unique snapshot of American soldiers in Iraq, analyzing their collective narratives in relation to the military sociology tradition. Grounded in a century-long tradition of sociology offering a window into the world of American soldiers, this volume serves as a...

    Published May 12th 2009 by Routledge

  10. America, War and Power

    Defining the State, 1775-2005

    Edited by Lawrence Sondhaus, A. James Fuller

    Series: War, History and Politics

    Written by leading historians and political scientists, this collection of essays offers a broad and comprehensive coverage of the role of war in American history. Addressing the role of the armed force, and attitudes towards it, in shaping and defining the United States, the first four chapters...

    Published March 1st 2009 by Routledge