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  1. 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 1st 2011 by Routledge

  2. 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 1st 2010 by Routledge

  3. 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 2nd 2010 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. 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

  10. 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