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America, war, and power [electronic resource] :defining the state, 1775-2005 / [edited by] Lawrence Sondhaus and A. James Fuller.

Contributor(s): Fuller, A. James | Sondhaus, Lawrence, 1958-.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Milton Park, Abingdon, Oxon ; New York : Routledge, 2007Description: 240 p.ISBN: 9780203089071 (e-book : PDF).Subject(s): Power (Social sciences) -- United States -- History | War and society -- United States -- History | United States -- History, MilitaryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Call number: HN90.P6 A44 2007 Online resources: Distributed by publisher. Purchase or institutional license may be required for access. Also available in print edition. CRC Press (http://www.crcpress.com)
Contents:
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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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.

Also available in print edition. CRC Press (http://www.crcpress.com)

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