A Companion to American Military History by James C. Bradford

By James C. Bradford

With greater than 60 essays , A spouse to American army historical past provides a entire research of the historiography of usa army heritage from the colonial period to the present.

  • Covers the whole spectrum people background from the Indian and imperial conflicts of the 17th century to the battles in Afghanistan and Iraq
  • Features an extraordinary breadth of insurance from eminent army historians and rising students, together with little studied subject matters reminiscent of the army and track, army ethics, care of the lifeless, and sports
  • Surveys and evaluates the easiest scholarship on each vital period and topic 
  • Summarizes present debates and identifies components the place conflicting interpretations are short of extra study

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Brumwell, Steven (2006). Paths of Glory: The Life and Death of General James Wolfe. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press. Calloway, Colin (1990). The Western Abenakis of Vermont, 1600–1800: War, Migration, and the Survival of an Indian People. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. Calloway, Colin (2006). The Scratch of a Pen: 1763 and the Transformation of North America. New York: Oxford University Press. Cave, Alfred A. (1996). The Pequot War. Amherst: University of Massachusetts Press. Chet, Guy (2003).

Bibliographical citations are to the first published editions of the works to make clear the development of historiography over time. Some nineteenth and early twentieth-century works have been reprinted several times and these reprint editions are acknowledged only if they contain significant annotations or a particularly useful introduction. In such instances, the revised edition will be cited with the date of the original publication noted in square brackets at the end of the entry. Space considerations imposed a level of selectivity.

Military Histories Old and New: A Reintroduction,” American Historical Review, 112:4 (October), 1070–90. Coffman, Edward M. (1997). “The Course of Military History in the United States Since World War II,” Journal of Military History, 61:4 (October), 761–76. , Jr. (1999). , 56:3 (July), 565–90. Kaegi, Walter E. (1981). “The Crisis in Military Historiography,” Armed Forces and Society, 7:2 (Winter), 299–316. Kennedy, Paul M. (1989). “The Fall and Rise of Military History,” Yale Journal of World Affairs, 1:1 (Fall), 12–19.

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