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Under the Shadow of Napoleon: French Influence on the American Way of Warfare from Independence to the Eve of World War II

Michael Bonura

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709429
eISBN:
9780814723173
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709429.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The way an army thinks about and understands warfare has a tremendous impact on its organization, training, and operations. The central ideas of that understanding form a nation's way of warfare that ... More


The End of French Influence on American Warfare, 1918–1941

Michael A. Bonura

in Under the Shadow of Napoleon: French Influence on the American Way of Warfare from Independence to the Eve of World War II

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709429
eISBN:
9780814723173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709429.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter chronicles a period of anomaly in the history of American warfare, as more efficient solutions than those generally presented by the French combat method came to light after World War I. ... More


German Professionalism and American Warfare, 1865–1899

Michael A. Bonura

in Under the Shadow of Napoleon: French Influence on the American Way of Warfare from Independence to the Eve of World War II

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709429
eISBN:
9780814723173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709429.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the German influence in American warfare. German innovation in industry, science, and education made a great impression on American society, and the country adopted several ... More


Rustic Warriors: Warfare and the Provincial Soldier on the New England Frontier, 1689-1748

Steven Eames

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722701
eISBN:
9780814722718
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722701.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The early French Wars (1689–1748) in North America saw provincial soldiers, or British white settlers, in Massachusetts and New Hampshire fight against New France and her Native American allies with ... More


American Strategic Culture: Problems and Prospects

Antulio J. Echevarria II

in The Changing Character of War

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2015
ISBN:
9780199596737
eISBN:
9780191803543
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199596737.003.0024
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory, International Relations and Politics

This chapter examines the concept of American strategic culture and what is assumed to be its ‘subset and product’ — the American way of war. Scholars have yet to reach a consensus on a set of ... More


Introduction

Kyle F. Zelner

in A Rabble in Arms: Massachusetts Towns and Militiamen during King Philip's War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814797181
eISBN:
9780814797464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814797181.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This introductory chapter argues for the importance of studying the interactions between war and society in early American militias. No one before now has systematically examined the identity of ... More


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