U.S. Military History Products

  • Perspectives on the American Way of War

    The U.S. Experience in Irregular Conflict, 1st Edition

    Edited by Thomas A. Marks, Kirklin J. Bateman

    Perspectives on the American Way of War examines salient cases of American experience in irregular warfare, focusing upon the post-World War II era. This book asks why recent misfires have emerged in irregular warfare from an institutional, professional, and academic context which regularly…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15
    Routledge

  • Oswald Garrison Villard

    The Dilemmas of the Absolute Pacifist in Two World Wars, 1st Edition

    Edited by Anthony Gronowicz

    Oswald Garrison Villard (1872–1949) was owner and editor of both the New York Evening Post, and The Nation during the first half of the twentieth century. His career as a pacifist paralleled the buildup of the American military from a minor auxiliary of the state to the "military- industrial…

    Hardback – 2019-07-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Peace Studies

  • Just American Wars

    Ethical Dilemmas in U.S. Military History, 1st Edition

    By Eric Patterson

    This book examines the moral choices faced by U.S. political and military leaders in deciding when and how to employ force, from the American Revolution to the present day. Specifically, the book looks at discrete ethical dilemmas in various American conflicts from a just war perspective. For…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01
    Routledge
    War, Conflict and Ethics

  • US Foreign Policy and China

    Bush’s First Term, 1st Edition

    By Guy Roberts

    This work is an exploration of how U.S.-China relations were managed by President George W. Bush. Roberts argues that contrary to conventional wisdom, President Bush conducted a calculated, pragmatic and highly successful strategy toward Beijing, which avoided conflict, resolved crisis and…

    Paperback – 2018-09-10
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Evolution of Government Policy Towards Homosexuality in the US Military

    The Rise and Fall of DADT, 1st Edition

    Edited by James E. Parco, David A. Levy

    Throughout history, homosexuality has been a complicating factor for men and women electing to serve in the armed forces of the United States. The right to serve became increasingly complicated when the Department of Defense responded to congressional legislation in 1993 by adopting a policy that…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23
    Routledge

  • The United States, Iraq and the Kurds

    Shock, Awe and Aftermath, 1st Edition

    By Mohammed Shareef

    This book provides a descriptive and analytical narrative of the evolution of US foreign policy towards Iraq at the supra-national (global), national (Arab Iraq) and sub-national (Iraqi Kurdistan) levels. The book is unique in that it presents a sophisticated insight into the two major components…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Ways of War

    American Military History from the Colonial Era to the Twenty-First Century, 2nd Edition

    By Matthew S. Muehlbauer, David J. Ulbrich

    From the first interactions between European and native peoples to the recent conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, military issues have always played an important role in American history. Now in its updated second edition, Ways of War comprehensively explains the place of the military within the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-06
    Routledge

  • The Foreign Policies of Bill Clinton and George W. Bush

    A Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    By Martin A. Smith

    This book offers a comparative analysis of the approaches, policies and records of the administrations of Bill Clinton and George W. Bush, through an examination of key foreign policy issues that caused controversy and debate both during the 1990s and in the years since 9/11. In the post 9/11…

    Hardback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • The American Culture of War

    The History of U.S. Military Force from World War II to Operation Enduring Freedom, 3rd Edition

    By Adrian R. Lewis

    Now in its third edition, The American Culture of War presents a sweeping critical examination of every major American war since 1941: World War II, Korea, Vietnam, the First and Second Persian Gulf Wars, U.S. operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the war against ISIS. As he carefully considers…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge

  • Behind the Fog

    How the U.S. Cold War Radiological Weapons Program Exposed Innocent Americans, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Martino-Taylor

    Behind the Fog is the first in-depth, comprehensive examination of the United States’ Cold War radiological weapons program. The book examines controversial military-sponsored studies and field trials using radioactive "simulants" that exposed American civilians to radiation and other hazardous…

    Paperback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge

  • US Democracy Promotion in the Middle East

    The Pursuit of Hegemony, 1st Edition

    By Dionysis Markakis

    US Democracy Promotion in the Middle East seeks to explore the changes in US strategy towards democracy promotion in the Middle East during the Clinton and Bush administrations, with a particular focus on Egypt, Iraq and Kuwait. At a time of regional turmoil and political reform, the topic of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • The Routledge Handbook of American Military and Diplomatic History

    1865 to the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christos Frentzos, Antonio S. Thompson

    The Routledge Handbook of U.S. Military and Diplomatic History provides a comprehensive analysis of the major events, conflicts, and personalities that have defined and shaped the military history of the United States in the modern period. Each chapter begins with  a brief…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06
    Routledge

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