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Militarism in America

Paul Moore Strayer

Militarism in America

the armament question

by Paul Moore Strayer

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by s.n. in [Rochester? N.Y .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States,
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • World War, 1914-1918 -- United States.,
    • Militarism -- United States.,
    • United States -- Defenses.

    • Edition Notes

      Other titlesHow to preserve the peace.
      Statementby Paul Moore Strayer.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsUA23 .S83
      The Physical Object
      Pagination11 p. ;
      Number of Pages11
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6586004M
      LC Control Number16007994
      OCLC/WorldCa19121357

        Because nothing says “America” like tanks, fences, barriers, police, and a sign saying the way is closed to the “left” A while back I stumbled across Senator J. William Fulbright’s book The Pentagon Propaganda Machine and, out of curiosity, bought it for the princely sum of five dollars. Now, talk about creepy. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Etchison, Don L. United States and militarism in Central America. New York: Praeger, (OCoLC)

        In this provocative book, Andrew Bacevich warns of a dangerous dual obsession that has taken hold of Americans, both conservatives and liberals alike. It is a marriage of militarism and utopian ideology, of unprecedented military might wed to a blind faith in the universality of American values. This mindset, Bacevich warns, invites endless war and the ever-deepening militarization of U.S. policy. Militarism is the belief or the desire of a government or a people that a state should maintain a strong military capability and to use it aggressively to expand national interests and/or values. It may also imply the glorification of the military and of the ideals of a professional military class and the "predominance of the armed forces in the administration or policy of the state" (see also.

      Zinn offers a few different senses in which militarism strengthens the Establishment. On the most literal level, militarism has brought new wealth to the Establishment. Much of the land that America acquired during the Mexican-American War of the s, for instance, ended up under the control of powerful railway companies. The armed society;: Militarism in modern America (Pelican by Tristram Coffin (19 copies) Soldiers and Civilians: The Civil-Military Gap and American by Peter D. Feaver (19 copies) Militarism and the World Military Order by Ernie Regehr (15 copies).


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It really does sound like one of those books. This book is a good study of how America has come to disproportionately rely on military prowess throughout the globe for our safety and comfort. I previously read Bacevich's The Limits of Power () which has a broader focus.

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Find more information about: OCLC Number: Description: 42 pages 20. This book pulls back the curtain on the military industrial complex that dominates U.S. policy like no other. In a highly-digestible format that can easily be read in a single sitting by almost anyone, the author provides a truly amazing amount of facts and revelations that should make even the most conservative amongst us s: Reviewed by Edward A.

Olsen | As Andrew Bacevich notes in the introductory section of The New American Militarism, most critics of militarism's influence on U.S. foreign and defense policy have their roots in the progressive or center-left portions of the ideological spectrum.

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This book, which is now presented to American readers for the first time, has a unique history, and forms a vital part of Liebknecht's long struggle against militarism. In September,Dr. Karl Liebknecht, the author, delivered a lecture on "Militarism" at a conference of.

Militarism, Immigrants, and Modern America. He is the editor of Reconsidering Peace and Patriotism during the First World War and his forthcoming book with Boydell & Brewer The United States Entry into the First World War: The Role of British and German Diplomacy will be out in His research interests include Diplomacy, War & Society.

In this provocative book, Andrew Bacevich warns of a dangerous dual obsession that has taken hold of Americans, both conservatives and liberals alike. It is a marriage of militarism and utopian ideology, of unprecedented military might wed to a blind faith in the universality of American values.

Militarism is the excessive emphasis on the military in national affairs. It is the predominance the military class, military virtues, ideals, and thinking in society. It is characterized by aggressive military preparedness, excessive military spending, and the tendency to subordinate all other national interests to those of the military.

Like so many amped up Teddy Roosevelt’s, striving to prove our manhood, America now believes military service conveys nobility. Heroic meaning. Yet celebrating the military, nobilizing the military experience, finding purpose and meaning in continuous war, is the very definition of militarism.

Militarism is a belief that a nation should develop, maintain, and use a strong military to expand its interests. A militaristic country has a large defense force on which it spends a disproportionate share of its income. The society subordinates all other national interests to support a strong military.

While America Sleeps: Self-Delusion, Military Weakness, and the Threat to Peace Today. New York, Fears that the United States at the beginning of the twenty-first century was emulating England in the s in defense policy. Knoll, Erwin, and Judith Nies McFadden, eds.

American Militarism New York, Introduction-The Idea and Nature of Militarism I The Distinction Between Militarism and the Military Way 13 Beginnings of Mass Militarism H Military History as a Phase of Militarism 23 The Uses and Lessons of Military History 32 PART I FROM TIIE FEUDAL WARRIOR TO THE MASS ARMY 1 From the Mounted Warrior to the Standing Army Baltimore: Penguin Books, Series: Pelican books, A Edition/Format: Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats: Rating: (not yet rated) 0 with reviews - Be the first.

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