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Arms and men ; a study in American military history
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Millis analyzes American military history in the light of major social, economic, and political themes to include the democratization of war, the industrial revolution, the scientific revolution, and so forth/5. Arms and Men: A Study in American Military History Paperback – January 1, by Walter Millis (Author)/5(2).
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The spine may show signs of wear/5(18). In Arms and Men, Walter Millis has helped to explain not only how war has come to dominate our age, but the often troubled, anomalous relationship between the military and the rest of American society.
For everyone, from the beginning student to the advanced scholar, there is not a more comprehensive, more stimulating, or more lively introduction to the men, the ideas, the policies, and the forces that /5(18).
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