A Country Made by War

A Country Made by War

From the Revolution to Vietnam : the Story of America's Rise to Power

Book - 1989
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A non-academic history of America's wars and their relationship to the rise of American power. The military history is framed within an interesting context--the apparent paradox of a stable, rhetorically peace-loving country shaping its society and its future through a series of national and international wars--nine major wars in nine generations. Forty-eight pages of notes. Annotation(c) 2003 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Publisher: New York : Random House, c1989
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780394553986
Characteristics: x, 629 p. ; 25 cm


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