America, war, and power defining the state, 1775-2005 / [electronic resource] : [edited by] Lawrence Sondhaus and A. James Fuller. - Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2007. - 240 p.

Content : Introduction: Perspectives on American power and empire / A. James Fuller -- Defining a new empire : the new power takes shape, 1775-1815 / Jeremy Black -- The United States as rogue state : gunboat persuasion, citizen marauders, and the limits of antebellum American imperialism / Robert E. May -- Billy Yank and Johnny Reb take on the world : Civil War veterans' views of war, liberty, and empire / Carol Reardon -- Defining Eisenhower's America : war, power, and race relations, 1941-1961 / Edward O. Frantz -- Cold War perceptions and the American experience of war / R. William Ayres -- From Vietnam to Iraq : the first television war and its legacies / Chester Pach -- Global war and the foundations of US systemic leadership / William R. Thompson -- Domestic challenges to American hegemony / Steven W. Hook -- Soft power, hard power, and the Pax Americana / Lawrence Sondhaus.

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Power (Social sciences)--History.--United States
War and society--History.--United States

United States--History, Military.

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