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America and the Great War 1914-1920

America and the Great War 1914-1920 (Paperback)

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In America and the Great War, 1914-1920, the accomplished writing team of D. Clayton James and Anne Sharp Wells provides a succinct account of the principal military, political, and social developments in United States History as the nation responded to, and was changed by, a world in crisis. A forthright examination of America's unprecedented military commitment and actions abroad, America and the Great War includes insights into the personalities of key Allied officers and civilian leaders as well as the evolution of the new American "citizen soldier." Full coverage is given to President Wilson's beleaguered second term, the experience of Americans-including women, minorities, and recent arrivals-on the home front, and the lasting changes left in the Great War's wake.

History & PoliticsMilitary HistoryFirst World WarHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyEuropean historyHistory & PoliticsRegional & national historyHistory of the Americas Publisher: Harlan Davidson Inc Publication Date: 12/01/1997 ISBN-13: 9780882959443  Details: Type: Paperback Format: Books
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D. Clayton James has held five distinguished professorships, most recently at the Virginia Military Institute. A Fellow of the Society of American Historians, he has written nine books, notably The Years of MacArthur (in three volumes). Anne Sharp Wells has served on the faculties of Mississippi State University and the Virginia Military Institute. She has coauthored four books with Professor James, including From Pearl Harbor to V-J Day: The American Armed Forces in World War II.

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