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The Resource Reconsidering the American Way of War : US Military Practice from the Revolution to Afghanistan

Reconsidering the American Way of War : US Military Practice from the Revolution to Afghanistan

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Reconsidering the American Way of War : US Military Practice from the Revolution to Afghanistan
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Reconsidering the American Way of War
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US Military Practice from the Revolution to Afghanistan
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eng
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Challenging several longstanding notions about the American way of war, this book examines US strategic and operational practice from 1775 to 2014. It surveys all major US wars from the War of Independence to the campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as most smaller US conflicts to determine what patterns, if any, existed in American uses of force. Contrary to many popular sentiments, Echevarria finds that the American way of war is not astrategic, apolitical, or defined by the use of overwhelming force. Instead, the American way of war was driven more by political considerations than mil
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Reconsidering the American Way of War : US Military Practice from the Revolution to Afghanistan
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Reconsidering the American Way of War : US Military Practice from the Revolution to Afghanistan
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http://www.jstor.org/stable/10.2307/j.ctt6wpm06
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Cover Page; Title Page; Copyright Page; Dedication; Contents; Acknowledgments; Preface; I. Preludes; 1. American Ways of War: Turns in Interpretation; 2. American Strategic Culture: An Elusive Fiction; 3. American Military Art: A Misleading Analogy; II. American Military Practice; 4. The Revolutionary War to the Mexican War; 5. The Civil War to the Boxer Rebellion; 6. The Caribbean Wars to the Korean War; 7. The Guatemalan Coup to the War on Terrorism; Conclusions and Observations; Bibliography; Index
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9781626160682
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