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The American Military: A Narrative History

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424 pages11 hours

Summary

The American Military: A Narrative History presents a comprehensive introduction to more than four centuries of American military history.

Presents a chronological account of American military history from clashes between militias and Native Americans to 21st-century operations in Afghanistan and Iraq Features personal vignettes to put a human face on armed conflict Addresses patterns of national service, the evolution of civil-military relations, and the advent of all-volunteer forces Puts events in historical context, and considers cultural, social, political, economic, and technological developments

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