The Routledge Handbook of American Military and Diplomatic History (häftad)
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Häftad (Paperback / softback)
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Engelska
Utgivningsdatum
2017-02-06
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Routledge
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1
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9781138042865
The Routledge Handbook of American Military and Diplomatic History (häftad)

The Routledge Handbook of American Military and Diplomatic History

1865 to the Present

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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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    Christos Frentzos, Antonio Thompson

    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 ch...

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The Routledge Handbook of American Military and Diplomatic History is clear, up-to-date, wideranging and interesting. The melding of military and diplomatic history works very well and the book deserves widespread attention. - Jeremy Black, author of Introduction to Global Military History This excellent, well-edited volume combines clearly told narratives of U.S. foreign and military policies, from the post-Civil-War era to the 21st-century invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq, with informed discussions of the evolving scholarship through which informed Americans viewed the 150 years when they moved from conquering a continent to trying to reshape large parts of the world. It deserves a wide audience ranging from students and general readers, just beginning serious study of these policies, to advanced graduate students and faculty who debate, sometimes heatedly, the changing contexts and interpretations of those historic policies. - Walter LaFeber, author of The American Age: U.S. Foreign Policy at Home and Abroad "The editors are to be congratulated on what they have accomplished, in terms of compiling a coherent, interesting and well-written volume, not the easiest of tasks when coordinating forty contributors." -Priscilla Roberts, University of Hong Kong in Diplomacy & Statecraft

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Christos G. Frentzos is Associate Professor of History at Austin Peay State University. Antonio S. Thompson Associate Professor of History at Austin Peay State University.

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Introduction Antonio Thompson and Christos Frentzos Part 1: Post-Civil War American Expansion at Home and Abroad 1 Westward Expansion and U.S. Overseas Empire 1865-1898 Anne Paulet 2 Buffalo Soldiers on the Western Frontier: 1866-1890 Brian G. Shellum 3 U.S. Overseas Expansion in the Post Civil War Era Stephen McCullough Part 2: The Spanish-American War and U.S. Overseas Expansion 4 The Spanish-American War and the Development of U.S. Imperialism: 1898-1933 Thomas Schoonover 5 The Philippine-American War and the Birth of U.S. Colonialism in Asia Frank Schumacher 6 The Platt Amendment and U.S. Occupation Policies in Latin America Cyrus Veeser Part 3: The First World War and Its Aftermath 7 The United States in the First World War and the Treaty of Versailles, 1914-1919 Justus D. Doenecke 8 Allied Coalition Warfare During the First World War Brian Neumann 9 Native American Soldiers in World War I Thomas Britten 10 Woodrow Wilson's Fourteen Points and the League of Nations Ross A. Kennedy Part 4: America Between the World Wars 11 The United States During the Interwar Years: 1919-1941 Kenneth Weisbrode 12 The Age of Disengagement and Disarmament Benjamin D. Rhodes 13 U.S. Military Planning During the Interwar Period Lon Strauss Part 5: America and the Second World War 14 The United States in the Second World War: 1941-1945 Gerhard L. Weinberg 15 Roosevelt, Churchill, Stalin and the Second Front James D. Perry 16 The Atomic Bombing of Japan: Was It Necessary? Robert Buzzanco 17 American Women in World War II Kara Dixon Vuic 18 The Housing of Axis Prisoners of War in the U.S. During World War II Antonio S. Thompson Part 6: The United States and the Early Cold War 19 The Origins of the Cold War at Home and Abroad: 1945-1950 Gunter Bischof 20 The Soviet Union, the United States and Eastern Europe, 1941-1953 Laszlo Borhi 21 U.S. Occupation Policy and Nation Building in Germany and Japan James Dobbins 22 The Cold War at Home K.A. Cuordileone Part 7: The Korean War and Its Aftermath 23 The Korean War, 1950-1953: A Historiographical Summary James I. Matray 24 UN Coalition Warfare During the Korean War Jeffrey Grey 25 Warfare and Nation Building in the Republic of Korea, 1953-1973 Christos G. Frentzos Part 8: The Vietnam War 26 The Vietnam War, 1945-1975: A Historiography George C. Herring 27 The Myth of an American Attrition Strategy in the Vietnam War Gregory A. Daddis 28 "Shaky as all Hell:" The U.S. and Nation Building in Southern Vietnam James Carter 29 The Soldier's Experience in Vietnam Ron Milam Part 9: U.S. Clandestine Operations and the Cold War on the Periphery 30 The Cold War on the Periphery, 1953-1989 Michael J. Sullivan III 31 Eisenhower, Kennedy, and the CIA: Guatemala and the Bay of Pigs Joe Renouard 32 U.S. Clandestine Operations in Chile: 1970-1973 Lubna Qureshi 33 U.S. Troops as an Instrument in Foreign Policy: The Dominican Republic in 1965 and Grenada in 1983 Kyle Longley Part 10: America and Post-Cold War Interventions 34 Post Cold War Conflicts Sean N. Kalic 35 Operation Just Cause: The U.S. Invasion of Panama Barry Mowell 36 The Participation of American Servicewomen in Operation Desert Storm Emerald Archer 37 U.S. Troops in Non-Traditional Roles: Humanitarian and Peacekeeping Operations Keith Pomakoy Part 11: September 11, 2001 and Its Aftermath 38 September 11, 2001 and the War on Terror Martin Loicano 39 Operation Enduring Freedom: The United States in Afghanistan Kevin Farrell 40 Operation Iraqi Freedom: 2003-2010 Alexander Alderson Appendices List of Maps 1. U.S. Expansion in the Pacific 2. World War I Europe 3. World Wa