9780415888479

The Routledge Handbook of American Military and Diplomatic History: 1865 to the Present

  • ISBN 13:

    9780415888479

  • ISBN 10:

    0415888476

  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 06/21/2013
  • Publisher: Routledge

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Summary

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 introductory essay that provides context for the topical essays that follow by providing a concise narrative of the period, highlighting some of the scholarly debates and interpretive schools of thought as well as the current state of the academic field. Starting after the Civil War, the chapters chronicle America's rise toward empire, first at home and then overseas, culminating in September 11, 2001 and the War on Terror. With authoritative and vividly written chapters by both leading scholars and new talent, maps and illustrations, and lists of further readings, this state-of-the-field handbook will be a go-to reference for every American history scholar's bookshelf.

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