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The American Warfare State

The Domestic Politics of Military Spending

The American Warfare State( )
Author: Thorpe, Rebecca U.
Series title:Chicago Series on International and Domestic Institutions Ser.
ISBN:978-0-226-12391-2
Publication Date:Mar 2014
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:AUD $144.00
Book Description:

How is it that the United States--a country founded on a distrust of standing armies and strong centralized power--came to have the most powerful military in history? Long after World War II and the end of the Cold War, in times of rising national debt and reduced need for high levels of military readiness, why does Congress still continue to support massive defense budgets?   In The American Warfare State, Rebecca U. Thorpe argues that there are...
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Book Details
Pages:248
Detailed Subjects: History / Military / General
History / Military / United States
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):16.3 x 23.6 x 2.213 cm
Book Weight:0.546 Kilograms



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