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Americans and the Wars of the Twentieth Century
By Jenel Virden

Americans and the Wars of the Twentieth Century

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Americans and the Wars of the Twentieth Century by Jenel Virden

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Jenel Virden outlines the causes, courses and consequences of the major wars of the Twentieth century in American history, examining how the US became involved, how the wars were fought; and what the domestic consequences were. Applying 'just war theory', Virden discusses the foreign policy as well as civil liberty implications of American involvement in the First World War, Second World War, Korean War and Vietnam War. An epilogue on the Iraq War brings the book right up-to-date.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780333726600
ISBN-10: 033372660X
Format: Hardback
(222mm x 142mm x 18mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 4-Feb-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Jenel Virden outlines the causes, courses and consequences of the major wars of the Twentieth century in American history, examining how the US became involved, fought and the domestic consequences. Applying 'just war theory' to foreign policy as well as civil liberties, the book is brought up to date with an Epilogue on the Iraq War.

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Author Biography - Jenel Virden

JENEL VIRDEN is Senior Lecturer, American History at the University of Hull, UK. She is the author of Goodbye-Picadilly: British War Brides in America and currently serves as Secretary General of the European Association for American Studies.

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