A Companion to American Military History by James C. Bradford

By James C. Bradford

With greater than 60 essays , A better half to American army heritage provides a finished research of the historiography of usa army background from the colonial period to the present.

  • Covers the whole spectrum folks background from the Indian and imperial conflicts of the 17th century to the battles in Afghanistan and Iraq
  • Features an unparalleled breadth of insurance from eminent army historians and rising students, together with little studied themes reminiscent of the army and song, army ethics, care of the useless, and sports
  • Surveys and evaluates the easiest scholarship on each very important period and topic 
  • Summarizes present debates and identifies components the place conflicting interpretations are wanting additional study

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In this brief essay on a long and complicated armed conflict, a compromise will be attempted in which the American campaigns of the war will be centre-stage, and no detailed treatment will be provided of other theatres of operation. But, in order to capture the importance of the wider conflict, reference will be made to the war in the Caribbean, Central America, West Africa, Europe, and Asia, particularly as they affected British strategy and British operational capability in North America. It is impossible, in the space available, to do justice to all aspects of the war even in America, and reference to many of the lesser engagements has been omitted.

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