The American Culture of War: A History of U.S. Military Force from World War II to Operation Enduring Freedom Adrian R. Lewis

ISBN: 9780415890205

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The American Culture of War: A History of U.S. Military Force from World War II to Operation Enduring Freedom  by  Adrian R. Lewis

The American Culture of War: A History of U.S. Military Force from World War II to Operation Enduring Freedom by Adrian R. Lewis
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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... MoreThe 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, offering an original and provocative look at the motives people and governments used to wage war, the debates among military personnel, the flawed political policies that guided military strategy, and the civilian perceptions that characterized each conflict.Now in its second edition, The American Culture of War has been completely revised and updated. New features include:Completely revised and updated chapters structured to facilitate students ability to compare conflictsNew chapters on Operation Iraqi Freedom and the current conflict in AfghanistanNew conclusion discussing the American culture of war and the future of warfareOver fifty maps, photographs, and images to help students visualize materialExpanded companion website with additional pedagogical material for both students and researchers.The American Culture of War is a unique and invaluable survey of over seventy years of American military history, perfect for any student of Americas modern wars.For additional information and classroom resources please visit The American Culture of War companion website at www.routledge.com/cw/lewis.



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