A Companion to American Military History: 2 Volume Set

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James C. Bradford
Wiley, Nov 3, 2009 - History - 1136 pages
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With more than 60 essays, A Companion to American Military History presents a comprehensive analysis of the historiography of United States military history from the colonial era to the present.
  • Covers the entire spectrum of US history from the Indian and imperial conflicts of the seventeenth century to the battles in Afghanistan and Iraq
  • Features an unprecedented breadth of coverage from eminent military historians and emerging scholars, including little studied topics such as the military and music, military ethics, care of the dead, and sports
  • Surveys and evaluates the best scholarship on every important era and topic 
  • Summarizes current debates and identifies areas where conflicting interpretations are in need of further study

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I read John W. Huston's essay, “The US Air Force,” Jennifer L. Speelman's essay, “Military Education and Training,” and David F. Trask's essay, “Military Intelligence.” Huston briefly describes the ... Read full review

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About the author (2009)

James C. Bradford is Associate Professor of History at Texas A & M University. He is the editor of nearly a dozen volumes, including the Atlas of American Military History (2003) and The International Encyclopedia of Military History (2006). He is also currently President of the North American Society for Oceanic History.

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