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Political History of America's Wars
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September 2006 | 416 pages | CQ Press
''''Political History of AmericaÆs Wars is the first reference work to explore the legislative, social, and policy aspects of AmericaÆs major wars, rebellions, and insurrections. This new volume weaves together important primary source documents, informative biographies, and in-depth essays to provide coverage of the political antecedents, events, and consequences of AmericaÆs wars, from the American Revolution to Operation Iraqi Freedom. ''''Political History of AmericaÆs Wars features: ''''Chronological chapters on each of AmericaÆs approximately fifty wars, rebellions, and insurrections''''In-depth essays discussing AmericaÆs colonial period and the Indian Wars, the imperialist era of the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the modern era of America as global policeman, and more''''Primary source documents and materials on relevant legislation and congressional resolutions, executive orders, proclamations, court cases, and constitutional amendments''''Vital coverage of war-time events and trends including elections and political parties, public opinion, propaganda, media coverage, foreign relations, diplomacy, and treaties and alliances''''A helpful glossary, a comprehensive table of laws and treaties, and an index make Political History of AmericaÆs Wars a valuable research tool that will serve researchers in political science, U.S. history, sociology, journalism, geography, and more.''''

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ISBN: 9781568029566
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