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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.
Publication Date:Apr 2014
Publisher:University of Chicago Press
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $29.00
Book Description:

How did the United States--a country founded on a distrust of standing armies and centralized power--come to have the most powerful military in history?  In her groundbreaking book, Rebecca Thorpe reveals the profound relationships among the size and persistence of our military complex; the huge growth of presidential power to act militarily; and the corresponding decline of Congressional willingness to check this power. The public costs of military mobilization and...
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Detailed Subjects: History / Military / United States
History / Military / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.084 x 8.853 x 0.618 Inches
Book Weight:0.871 Pounds

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