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The American Way of War : A History of United States Military Strategy and Policy - Russell F. Weigley

The American Way of War

A History of United States Military Strategy and Policy

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Published: 22nd January 1960
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..". a strong and stimulating book. It has no rival in either scope or quality. For libraries, history buffs, and armchair warriors, it is a must. For political science students, career diplomats, and officers in the armed services, its reading should be required." -- History

"A particularly timely account." -- Kansas City Times

"It reads easily but is not a popularized history... nor does the book become a history of battles.... Weigley's analyses and interpretations are searching, competent, and useful." -- Perspective

Introduction Part One: Waging War With Limited Resources, 1775-1815 1 A Strategy of Attrition: George Washington 2 A Strategy of Partisan War: Nathanael Greene 3 The Federalists and the Jeffersonians Part Two: Young America as a Military Power, 1815-1890 4 The Age of Winfield Scott 5 The Founding of American Strategic Studies: Dennis Hart Mahan and Henry Wager Halleck 6 Napoleonic Strategy: R.E. Lee and the Confederacy 7 A Strategy of Annihilation: U.S. Grant and the Union 8 Annihilation of a People: The Indian Fighters Part Three: Introduction to World Power, 1890-1941 9 A Strategy of Sea Power and Empire: Stephen B. Luce and Alfred Thayer Mahan 10 Strategy and the Great War of 1914-1918 11 A Strategy of Air Power: Billy Mitchell 12 A Strategy for Pacific Ocean War: Naval Strategists of the 1920s and 1930s Part Four: American Strategy in Global Triumph, 1941-1945 13 The Strategic Tradition of A.T. Mahan: Strategists of the Pacific War 14 The Strategic Tradition of U.S. Grant: Strategists of the European War Part Five: American Strategy in Perplexity, 1945- 15 The Atomic Revolution 16 Old Strategies Revisited: Douglas MacArthur and George C. Marshall in the Korean War 17 Strategies of Deterrence and of Action: The Strategy Intellectuals 18 Strategies of Action Attempted: To the Vietnam War Notes Select Bibliography of American Writings on Military Strategy, Theoretical, and Historical Index

ISBN: 9780253280299
ISBN-10: 025328029X
Audience: General
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 608
Published: 22nd January 1960
Publisher: Indiana University Press
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 23.37 x 15.7  x 4.01
Weight (kg): 0.84