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Soldiers and Scholars: The U.S. Army and the Uses of Military History, 1865-1920 (Modern War Studies)

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The use and abuse of military history is the theme of this book. Historian Carol Reardon scrutinizes the Army's relationship to its own history and traces the Army's attempts, from the end of the Civil War through the Progressive Era, to lay claim to the discipline of military history.
"Owning" military history was important to the Army, Reardon maintains. Not only was mil
Paperback, 280 pages
Published July 27th 1990 by University Press of Kansas
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