By James C. Bradford
With greater than 60 essays , A better half to American army historical past offers a complete research of the historiography of usa army background from the colonial period to the present.
- Covers the total spectrum people historical past from the Indian and imperial conflicts of the 17th century to the battles in Afghanistan and Iraq
- Features an exceptional breadth of assurance from eminent army historians and rising students, together with little studied subject matters equivalent to the army and song, army ethics, care of the useless, and sports
- Surveys and evaluates the simplest scholarship on each very important period and topic
- Summarizes present debates and identifies parts the place conflicting interpretations are short of extra study
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Deerskins & Duffels: The Creek Indian Trade with AngloAmerica, 1685–1815. Lincoln: University of Nebraska Press. Brumwell, Steven (2002). The British Soldier and War in the Americas, 1755–1763. New York: Cambridge University Press. Brumwell, Steven (2004). White Devil: A True Story of War, Savagery, and Vengeance in Colonial America. New York: DaCapo Press. Brumwell, Steven (2006). Paths of Glory: The Life and Death of General James Wolfe. Montreal: McGill-Queen’s University Press. Calloway, Colin (1990).
1976). Pursuit of Proﬁt and Preferment in Colonial North America: John Bradstreet’s Quest. : Wilfrid Laurier University. Grenier, John (2005). The First Way of War: American War Making on the Frontier, 1607–1814. New York: Cambridge University Press. Grenier, John (2008). The Far Reaches of Empire: War in Nova Scotia, 1710–1760. Norman: University of Oklahoma Press. Gwyn, Julian (2003). Frigates and Foremasts: The North American Squadron in Nova Scotia Waters, 1745–1815. Vancouver: University of British Columbia Press.
Each of them focused on an iconic ﬁgure as opposed to the larger events that shaped the subjects’ societies. Recent biographies that use a soldier’s life as a vehicle to examine the social and cultural milieu of early America include William Godfrey’s biography of John Bradstreet, Pursuit of Proﬁt and Preferment in Colonial North America (1976); Emerson Baker and John Reid’s 12 jo hn grenier life of Sir William Phips, The New England Knight (1998); and Steven Brumwell’s White Devil (2004), a quasi biography of Robert Rogers that explains the ferocity of settler-Indian warfare on the northern frontier.
A Companion to American Military History by James C. Bradford