By Jeremy M. Black
How have army activities formed the historical past of the us and the country's position in international historical past? famous army historian Jeremy Black examines American army exceptionalism with the severe eye of a overseas student. The British fought wars with the americans and American advancements with willing curiosity. Black marshals modern British observation to contextualize American army activities inside of an international perspective.
Several significant conflicts are covered:^L^DBLThe conflict for Independence^DBLThe warfare of 1812^DBLThe Mexican War^DBLWar with local Americans^DBLThe Civil War^LThroughout this part of the United States army motion, one sees a shift from a country in clash with neighboring states to a kingdom divided, scuffling with for its very survival. This examine clarifies the original mixture of political, social, highbrow, and actual factors-including capability threats-that formed, and have been formed, via the overall American tradition in this period.
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America as a Military Power: From the American Revolution to the Civil War (Studies in Military History and International Affairs) by Jeremy M. Black