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American Wars (Issues and Controversies in American History) by Ballard C Campbell,Ballard C. Campbell

By Ballard C Campbell,Ballard C. Campbell

From the yankee Revolution within the 18th century to the Iraq conflict within the twenty first century, wars have had a profound impression on U.S. historical past. all the 12 significant conflicts when you consider that 1775 has generated impassioned debate on very important concerns, from independence, liberty, and emancipation to nationwide defense, imperialism, and democracy. those debates and controversies have reworked either American society and diplomacy.

American Wars makes a speciality of one overarching controversy underlying every one struggle within which americans have fought, allowing scholars to appreciate the elemental forces and disputes that experience formed those conflicts and their effect at the country. This brand-new quantity examines controversies sparked through the yankee Revolution, the battle of 1812, the Mexican conflict, the Civil battle, the Spanish-American conflict, international conflict I, global conflict II, the chilly warfare, the Korean struggle, the Vietnam warfare, the Persian Gulf warfare, and the Iraq battle. American Wars gains black-and-white illustrations, maps, chronologies, basic assets, and masses extra to get scholars drawn to this attention-grabbing topic.

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