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Vietnam and the Ethics of Disenchantment

Amanda Porterfield

in The Transformation of American Religion: The Story of a Late-Twentieth-Century Awakening

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195131376
eISBN:
9780199834570
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/0195131371.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Disillusion with American culture became widespread during the Vietnam War as protesters condemned the immorality of the war and the military industrial establishment that supported it, and ... More


What Determines the Army’s Reaction to an Uprising?

Zoltan Barany

in How Armies Respond to Revolutions and Why

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780691157368
eISBN:
9781400880997
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157368.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter lays out an analytical framework and outlines in detail the internal and external variables that affect the armed forces’ responses to revolutions. The army draws on four separate ... More


Colonials, Continentals, and Federals the Origins of American Military Professionalism

Wayne Wei-siang Hsieh

in West Pointers and the Civil War: The Old Army in War and Peace

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807832783
eISBN:
9781469605081
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807898567_hsieh.5
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter focuses on the old army that served as the institutional bedrock for the Union and Confederate armies during the Civil War. The American military establishment possessed an excellent ... More


Race and Ethnicity in the Guatemalan Army, 1914

Richard N. Adams

in Military Struggle and Identity Formation in Latin America: Race, Nation, and Community During the Liberal Period

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034874
eISBN:
9780813038438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034874.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter discusses race and ethnicity in the Guatemalan Army in 1914. The Liberal reforms introduced in the 1870s opened a new era in Guatemalan history. While ramifications were felt in all ... More


Crafting Civilian Control of the Military in Venezuela: A Comparative Perspective

Harold A. Trinkunas

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807829820
eISBN:
9781469603643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877036_trinkunas
Subject:
History, Latin American History

Unlike most other emerging South American democracies, Venezuela has not succumbed to a successful military coup d'etat during four decades of democratic rule. What drives armed forces to follow the ... More


The Bosomworth Ordeal

John T. Juricek

in Colonial Georgia and the Creeks: Anglo-Indian Diplomacy on the Southern Frontier, 17331763

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034683
eISBN:
9780813038582
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034683.003.0007
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter discusses Georgia after the end of the war which ended in October 1748 with the treaty of Aix-la-Chapelle. In November 1748, the British government decided upon a drastic reduction of ... More


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