By Christos G. Frentzos, Antonio S. Thompson
The Routledge guide of yankee army and Diplomatic History presents a complete research of the most important occasions, conflicts, and personalities that experience outlined and formed the army historical past of the us. This quantity, The Colonial interval to 1877, illuminates the early interval of yank heritage, from the colonial conflict of the seventeenth century during the tribulations of Reconstruction.
The chronologically equipped sections every one commence with an introductory bankruptcy that gives a concise narrative of the interval and highlights the scholarly debates and interpretive colleges of inspiration within the historiography, via topical chapters on concerns within the interval. issues coated comprise colonial encounters and war, the French and Indian conflict, the yankee Revolution, international relations within the early American republic, the struggle of 1812, westward enlargement and conquest, the Mexican-American battle, the Civil battle, and Reconstruction.
With authoritative and vividly written chapters by way of either top students and new expertise, this state-of-the-field instruction manual could be a go-to reference for each American background scholar's bookshelf.