The Resource Armchair warriors : private citizens, popular press, and the rise of American power, by Joel R. Davidson

Armchair warriors : private citizens, popular press, and the rise of American power, by Joel R. Davidson

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Armchair warriors : private citizens, popular press, and the rise of American power
Title
Armchair warriors
Title remainder
private citizens, popular press, and the rise of American power
Statement of responsibility
by Joel R. Davidson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
This book is a history of public information and personal ideas about war and the military over the last century. It examines the interplay between popular media coverage of the nation's wars and the perceptions of ordinary Americans regarding military issues. Davidson studied Americans who produced a wealth of proposals to solve some of the most pressing military problems of their day. His book consists of hundreds of letters sent to those in charge of the armed forces, advising them on issues ranging from grand strategy to individual combat. Davidson sets their letters alongside extract
Cataloging source
EBLCP
Dewey number
070.44935502
Index
no index present
LC call number
PN4888.W37 .D38 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Label
Armchair warriors : private citizens, popular press, and the rise of American power, by Joel R. Davidson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Acknowledgments; Introduction; 1. To the World Stage: The Spanish War and the Philippine Insurrection; 2. Gun Bases, Pancho Villa, and Hyphenated Americans: Prelude to Armageddon; 3. A New Type of Pirate: World War I at Sea; 4. Over There: The Campaign in Europe; 5. Disarmament and Depression: The Great War's Aftermath; 6. Vulnerable Giant: Defending the Homeland; 7. Balancing Act: The Era of Semibelligerency; 8. Dangerous Minds: Fear and Fanaticism in Total War; 9. Bombs Away! America Rules the Skies; 10. Hit the Beach! Invasion and Liberation
  • 11. Red Hordes and Radiation: The Cold War Begins12. Conclusion: TV Wars, Tonkin, and Beyond; Notes; Bibliography; Index; About the Author
Control code
ocn866442150
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource (349 pages)
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unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612515779
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unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
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9d090d50-a50e-4363-a81e-566237c36dc6
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not applicable
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b29568870
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)866442150
  • pebcs1612515770

Library Locations

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