The Resource The Oxford companion to American military history, editor in chief, John Whiteclay Chambers II ; editors, Fred Anderson [and others]

The Oxford companion to American military history, editor in chief, John Whiteclay Chambers II ; editors, Fred Anderson [and others]

Label
The Oxford companion to American military history
Title
The Oxford companion to American military history
Statement of responsibility
editor in chief, John Whiteclay Chambers II ; editors, Fred Anderson [and others]
Title variation
American military history
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Covers major wars, battles, military leaders, branches of service, weapons, naval vessels, aircraft, types of warfare, military life, acts of Congress, peace groups, and cultural influences. Includes Stephen E. Ambrose writing on the D-Day landing, James M. McPherson on the battle of Antietam, John Keegan on the changing experience of combat, Jean Bethke Elshtain on Jane Addams, Mark A. Noll on religion and war, and Robert M. Utley on Sitting Bull. Examines every major war from the Revolution to the Persian Gulf; important battles from Bunker Hill, to the Alamo, Gettysburg, Little Bighorn, Normandy, and Khe Sanh; and military leaders from Washington to Grant, Lee, Eisenhower, MacArthur, Westmoreland, and Schwarzkopf. Provides information on diplomatic policies such as the Monroe Doctrine and the Marshall Plan; on peace and antiwar movements; on war in film, literature, music, and photography; and on war viewed through the disciplinary lenses of anthropology, economics, gender studies, and psychology
Cataloging source
YSM
Dewey number
355.0097303
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E181
LC item number
.O94 1999eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
The Oxford companion to American military history, editor in chief, John Whiteclay Chambers II ; editors, Fred Anderson [and others]
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
http://library.link/vocab/branchCode
  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
mixed
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm54359565
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (xxxiv, 916 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780199891061
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b34369351
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)54359565
  • oro0199891060

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