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The Resource Those who have borne the battle : a history of America's wars and those who fought them, James Wright

Those who have borne the battle : a history of America's wars and those who fought them, James Wright

Label
Those who have borne the battle : a history of America's wars and those who fought them
Title
Those who have borne the battle
Title remainder
a history of America's wars and those who fought them
Statement of responsibility
James Wright
Title variation
America's wars and those who fought them
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
"At the heart of the story of America's wars are our 'citizen soldiers'-- those hometown heroes who fought and sacrificed from Bunker Hill at Charlestown to Pointe du Hoc in Normandy, and beyond, without expectation of recognition or recompense. Americans like to think that the service of its citizen volunteers is, and always has been, of momentous importance in our politics and society. But though this has made for good storytelling, the reality of America's relationship to its veterans is far more complex. In Those Who Have Borne the Battle, historian and marine veteran James Wright tells the story of the long, often troubled relationship between America and those who have defended her-- from the Revolutionary War to today-- shedding new light both on our history and on the issues our country and its armed forces face today"--Provided by publisher
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1939-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Wright, James Edward
Dewey number
355.00973
Index
index present
LC call number
E745
LC item number
.W75 2012
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Veterans
  • War and society
  • United States
  • United States
Label
Those who have borne the battle : a history of America's wars and those who fought them, James Wright
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-334) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The rage militaire: mobilizing "citizen soldiers," from the Revolution to World War I -- The mystic chords of memory: the obligations of a democracy to those who fight its wars -- The "good war" and the G.I.s who fought it -- To defend a country they did not know: freedom's frontier on the Korean Peninsula -- Friendly fire -- History lessons: We don't want any more Vietnams -- Remember that: reflections on the story that has no end
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 351 p.
Isbn
9781610390729
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012004835
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn744287680
  • (OCoLC)744287680
Label
Those who have borne the battle : a history of America's wars and those who fought them, James Wright
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 317-334) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The rage militaire: mobilizing "citizen soldiers," from the Revolution to World War I -- The mystic chords of memory: the obligations of a democracy to those who fight its wars -- The "good war" and the G.I.s who fought it -- To defend a country they did not know: freedom's frontier on the Korean Peninsula -- Friendly fire -- History lessons: We don't want any more Vietnams -- Remember that: reflections on the story that has no end
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
viii, 351 p.
Isbn
9781610390729
Isbn Type
(hbk. : alk. paper)
Lccn
2012004835
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
System control number
  • ocn744287680
  • (OCoLC)744287680

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