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By Jeremy M. Black

How have army activities formed the historical past of the us and the country's position in international background? famous army historian Jeremy Black examines American army exceptionalism with the severe eye of a international student. The British fought wars with the american citizens and American advancements with willing curiosity. Black marshals modern British statement to contextualize American army activities inside of an international perspective.

Several significant conflicts are covered:^L^DBLThe battle for Independence^DBLThe battle of 1812^DBLThe Mexican War^DBLWar with local Americans^DBLThe Civil War^LThroughout this section of the US army motion, one sees a shift from a country in clash with neighboring states to a state divided, combating for its very survival. This examine clarifies the original mix of political, social, highbrow, and actual factors-including power threats-that formed, and have been formed, by way of the final American tradition in this period.

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