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America as a military power

from the American Revolution to the Civil War

by Black, Jeremy.

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Published by Praeger in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • Great Britain.
    • Subjects:
    • Public opinion -- Great Britain.,
    • United States -- History, Military -- To 1900.,
    • United States -- Military relations.,
    • United States -- Foreign public opinion, British.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [225]) and index.

      StatementJeremy Black.
      SeriesStudies in military history and international affairs,
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE181 .B674 2002
      The Physical Object
      Paginationx, 231 p. ;
      Number of Pages231
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3956419M
      ISBN 100275977064, 0275972984
      LC Control Number2001059079

      2 days ago  Sociologist C. Wright Mills wrote a book in that (sadly) still resonates today. In his book ‘The Power Elite’ Mills focused on groups and individuals who help to control this Republic for countless generations: the “Metropolitan ”: members of historically notable local families in the principal American cities, generally represented on the Social Register [ ].   His study, The Rise and Fall of Great Powers: Economic Change and Military Conflict from to , argued for a broad historical pattern. Great powers, in order to remain great powers, had a task that was simple to understand but difficult to execute: to balance wealth and their economic base with their military power and strategic commitments.

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Alfred Thayer Mahan, American naval officer and historian who was a highly influential exponent of sea power in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

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Its military is meant first and foremost to defend America from attack. You Might Also Like. Introduction: An Assessment of U.S. Military Power. 38. In 'Exercise Of Power' Robert Gates Says Presidents Too Often Rely On The Military In his latest book, the former defense secretary says some matters more often than not.

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