America's Wars

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Wiley, 15 באפר׳ 2002 - 550 עמודים
In America’s Wars, one of the nation’s leading authors of popular history provides a unique one-stop resource for essential information on every military action involving the United States and its precursor colonies. Comprehensive coverage includes:
  • Capsule histories of every recorded conflict that occurred in North America or involved the United States through the present day
  • Engagingly written accounts of more than 100 wars, skirmishes, and military expeditions
  • More than 100 illustrations, including period photos and depictions
  • Compelling firsthand accounts of major engagements
  • Timelines and primary-source documents
  • Fresh insights into the underlying causes and consequences of each conflict

Wiley Desk References are comprehensive, generously illustrated reference works on major historical, cultural, and scientific topics. Their easy-to-use format helps you quickly find just the information you need, while first-person accounts and excerpts from official documents, letters, and other primary sources bring the subject to life. Wiley Desk References give you all the information you need on the subjects that matter most.

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America's wars

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Most Americans believe that they can count on two hands the number of wars their country has witnessed. But historians know differently. The author of more than 50 books, Axelrod has written a ... קרא סקירה מלאה

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ALAN AXELROD is a popular historian and the award-winning author of more than fifty books. He has been a consultant to numerous museums and cultural institutions, as well as a historical consultant for the Discovery Channel and the WB Network. A former publishing executive, he is now president of the Ian Samuel Group, a book packager specializing in reference works.

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