By Jeremy M. Black
How have army activities formed the heritage of the USA and the country's function in global historical past? famous army historian Jeremy Black examines American army exceptionalism with the serious eye of a overseas student. The British fought wars with the americans and American advancements with prepared curiosity. Black marshals modern British statement to contextualize American army activities inside of an international perspective.
Several significant conflicts are covered:^L^DBLThe battle for Independence^DBLThe struggle of 1812^DBLThe Mexican War^DBLWar with local Americans^DBLThe Civil War^LThroughout this section of the USA army motion, one sees a shift from a kingdom in clash with neighboring states to a kingdom divided, scuffling with for its very survival. This examine clarifies the original blend of political, social, highbrow, and actual factors-including power threats-that formed, and have been formed, through the final 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