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Author Huntington, Samuel P.

Title The soldier and the state : the theory and politics of civil-military relations / Samuel P. Huntington
Published Cambridge : Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 1957


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Description xiii, 534 pages ; 25 cm
Contents Officership as a profession -- Rise of the military profession in Western society -- Military mind: conservative realism of the professional military ethic -- Power, professionalism, and ideology: civil-military relations in theory -- Germany and Japan: civil-military relations in practice -- Ideological constant: the liberal society versus military professionalism -- Structural constant: the conservative constitution versus civilian control -- Roots of the American military tradition before the Civil War -- Creation of the American military profession -- Failure of the neo-Hamiltonian compromise, 1890-1920 -- Constancy of interwar civil-military relations -- World War II: the alchemy of power -- Civil-military relations in the postwar decade -- Political roles of the Joint Chiefs -- Separation of powers and Cold War defense -- Departmental structure of civil-military relations -- Toward a new equilibrium
Notes A Caravelle edition
Bibliography Bibliographical references included in "Notes" (pages 469-517)
Subject Civil supremacy over the military -- United States.
Militarism -- United States.
LC no. 57006349
ISBN 0674817362