By James C. Bradford
With greater than 60 essays , A spouse to American army historical past provides a accomplished research of the historiography of usa army historical past from the colonial period to the present.
- Covers the full spectrum folks heritage from the Indian and imperial conflicts of the 17th century to the battles in Afghanistan and Iraq
- Features an exceptional breadth of insurance from eminent army historians and rising students, together with little studied issues reminiscent of the army and tune, army ethics, care of the lifeless, and sports
- Surveys and evaluates the simplest scholarship on each very important period and topic
- Summarizes present debates and identifies parts the place conflicting interpretations are wanting extra study
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More than any other work, Steele’s supplies insight into the profound differences between European and Indian forms and rationale for warfare in colonial America. Several other historians have taken the clash between European and Indian military cultures in North America as their topic. The deﬁnitive work on Indian tactics remains Patrick Malone’s The Skulking Way of War (1991). ” Leory Eid, in “National War among the Indians of Northeastern America” (1985), suggests that Indians could understand and conceive of warfare on more than a localized village level.
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Lepore, Jill (1998). The Name of War: King Philip’s War and the Origins of American Identity. New York: Alfred A. Knopf. Linn, Brian (2002). “The American Way of War Revisited,” Journal of Military History, 66:2 (April), 501–33. Lipman, Andrew (2008). , 65:1 (January), 1–28. Malone, Patrick (1991). The Skulking Way of War: Technology and Tactics among the New England Indians. New York: Madison Books. Mason, John (1736). A Brief History of the Pequot War. Boston: S. Kneeland and T. Green [reprinted Freeport, NY: Books for Library Press, 1971].
A Companion to American Military History by James C. Bradford