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The Resource Presidents and their generals : an American history of command in war, Matthew Moten

Presidents and their generals : an American history of command in war, Matthew Moten

Label
Presidents and their generals : an American history of command in war
Title
Presidents and their generals
Title remainder
an American history of command in war
Statement of responsibility
Matthew Moten
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Moten traces a sweeping history of the evolving roles of civilian and military leaders in conducting war. In doing so he demonstrates how war strategy and national security policy shifted as political and military institutions developed, and how they were shaped by leader's personalities
Biography type
contains biographical information
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1960-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Moten, Matthew
Dewey number
  • 355.0092/2
  • B
Index
index present
LC call number
E176.1
LC item number
.M93 2014
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Presidents
  • Generals
  • Command of troops
  • Civil-military relations
  • United States
  • United States
  • United States
  • Civil-military relations
  • Command of troops
  • Generals
  • Military policy
  • Politics and government
  • Presidents
  • United States
Label
Presidents and their generals : an American history of command in war, Matthew Moten
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. Setting precedents -- George Washington and the Continental Congress -- Adams, Washington, and Hamilton -- Mr. Madison's war -- Polk against his generals -- Lincoln's letter to Hooker -- The politics of collaboration -- Lincoln and Grant -- The Pershing paradox -- Roosevelt, Marshall, and Hopkins -- The perils of partisanship -- Exit MacArthur -- Taylor's theory -- Powell's doctrine -- Rumsfeld's assumptions
Control code
ocn876010386
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 443 pages
Isbn
9780674058149
Isbn Type
(alkaline paper)
Lccn
2014009057
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)876010386
  • (Sirsi) a1863934
Label
Presidents and their generals : an American history of command in war, Matthew Moten
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
I. Setting precedents -- George Washington and the Continental Congress -- Adams, Washington, and Hamilton -- Mr. Madison's war -- Polk against his generals -- Lincoln's letter to Hooker -- The politics of collaboration -- Lincoln and Grant -- The Pershing paradox -- Roosevelt, Marshall, and Hopkins -- The perils of partisanship -- Exit MacArthur -- Taylor's theory -- Powell's doctrine -- Rumsfeld's assumptions
Control code
ocn876010386
Dimensions
25 cm
Extent
x, 443 pages
Isbn
9780674058149
Isbn Type
(alkaline paper)
Lccn
2014009057
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)876010386
  • (Sirsi) a1863934

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