By Jeremy M. Black
How have army activities formed the historical past of the U.S. and the country's function in global heritage? 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 prepared curiosity. Black marshals modern British statement to contextualize American army activities inside 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 part of the US army motion, one sees a shift from a kingdom in clash with neighboring states to a country 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, by way of 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