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Author Virden, Jenel.

Title Americans and the wars of the twentieth century / Jenel Virden
Published Basingstoke : Palgrave Macmillan, 2008


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 W'PONDS  973.91 Vir/Aat  AVAILABLE
Description x, 203 pages : maps ; 22 cm
Series American history in depth
American history in depth.
Contents 1. Introduction -- 2. The First World War -- 3. The Second World War -- 4. The Korean War -- 5. The Vietnam War -- 6. Conclusions
Summary From the Publisher: Jenel Virden outlines the causes, courses and consequences of the four major wars of the 20th century in American history, examining how the United States became involved, how the wars were fought; and what the domestic consequences of the wars were. Virden discusses the foreign policy as well as civil liberty implications of American involvement in the First World War, Second World War, Korean War and Vietnam War
Notes Formerly CIP. Uk
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 184-194) and index
Subject Just war doctrine.
War and society -- United States -- History -- 20th century.
United States -- Foreign relations -- 20th century.
United States -- History, Military -- 20th century.
United States -- Military policy.
United States -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
LC no. 2007048579
ISBN 033372660X (hbk.)
0333726618 (paperback)
9780333726600 (hbk.)
9780333726617 (paperback)
Other Titles Americans and the wars of the 20th century