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Author Lewis, Adrian R.

Title The American culture of war : the history of U.S. military force from World War II to Operation Iraqi Freedom / Adrian R. Lewis
Published New York : Routledge, ©2007
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Description 1 online resource (xxi, 538 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents Introduction -- Culture, genes, and war -- Traditional American thinking about the conduct of war -- The legacy of World War II: man versus machine -- Truman and the evolution of national military strategy and doctrine -- The Korean War: the opening phases, 1950-1951 -- The Korean War : the final phases, 1951-1953 -- Eisenhower and massive retaliation -- Civil-military relations and the national military command structure -- Limited war: Kennedy and McNamara -- The Vietnam War: the opening phases, 1955-1967 -- The Vietnam War: the final phases, 1967-1975 -- The recovery and reorganization of the U.S. Armed Forces -- The Persian Gulf War: war without the people -- The Persian Gulf War: Operation Desert Storm -- The new American way of war -- The Second Persian Gulf War: the conventional war -- The Second Persian Gulf War: the unfinished insurgency war -- The new American citizenship. -- Appendix: Military Map Symbols
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 501-521) and index
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Subject War and society -- United States.
Krieg.
Military policy.
Militärpolitik
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Cultural Policy.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Anthropology -- Cultural.
SOCIAL SCIENCE -- Popular Culture.
War and society.
United States -- History, Military -- 20th century.
United States -- History, Military -- 21st century.
United States -- Military policy.
USA.
United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Electronic books
Military history.
Form Electronic book
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