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The Resource The American culture of war : the history of U.S. military force from World War II to Operation Iraqi Freedom, Adrian R. Lewis

The American culture of war : the history of U.S. military force from World War II to Operation Iraqi Freedom, Adrian R. Lewis

Label
The American culture of war : the history of U.S. military force from World War II to Operation Iraqi Freedom
Title
The American culture of war
Title remainder
the history of U.S. military force from World War II to Operation Iraqi Freedom
Statement of responsibility
Adrian R. Lewis
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Lewis, Adrian R
Dewey number
306.2/70973
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E745
LC item number
.L49 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • War and society
  • Strategic culture
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
Label
The American culture of war : the history of U.S. military force from World War II to Operation Iraqi Freedom, Adrian R. Lewis
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 501-521) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
70131086
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xxi, 538 pages
Isbn
9780415979764
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006018393
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)70131086
Label
The American culture of war : the history of U.S. military force from World War II to Operation Iraqi Freedom, Adrian R. Lewis
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 501-521) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
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
Control code
70131086
Dimensions
27 cm
Extent
xxi, 538 pages
Isbn
9780415979764
Isbn Type
(hardback : alk. paper)
Lccn
2006018393
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
(OCoLC)70131086

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