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The savage wars of peace

small wars and the rise of American power

1st pbk. ed.
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428 pages

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It was 7:00 P.M., and the African night was turning blue-gray beneath the faint light of a crescent moon when the small ship entered the harbor of Tripoli.
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Library of Congress E181 .B728 2003
Dewey 355/.033573

The savage wars of peace

small wars and the rise of American power

1st pbk. ed.

This edition was published in by Basic Books in New York.


Table of Contents

"To conquer upon the sea": Barbary Wars, 1801-1805, 1815
"Butcher and bolt": from the Marquesas, 1813, to China, 1859
Empire emerging: from Korea, 1871, to Samoa, 1899
Red summer: Boxer uprising, 1900
"Attraction" and "Chastisement": the Philippine War, 1899-1902
Carribean constabulary: Cuba:, Panama, Nicaragua, Mexico, 1898-1914
Lords of Hispaniola: Haiti, 1915-1934; Dominican Republic, 1916-1924
The dusty trail: the Pancho Villa punitive expedition, 1916-1917
Blood on the snow: Russia, 1918-1920
Chasing Sandino: Nicaragua, 1926-1933
"By bluff alone": China, 1901-1941
Lessons learned: the small wars manual
Lessons unlearned: Vietnam, 1959-1975
In the shadow of Vietnam: the Powell doctrine and small wars in the 1990s
In defense of the Pax Americana: small wars in the Twenty-First Century.

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references (p. 387-408) and index.
Originally published 2002.

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Dewey Decimal Class
355/.033573
Library of Congress
E181 .B728 2003

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OL3390830M
ISBN 10
046500721X
LC Control Number
2004695066
OCLC/WorldCat
52770816
Library Thing
13963
Goodreads
18244

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