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作者 Watson, Samuel J
書名 Peacekeepers and conquerors : the Army Officer Corps on the American frontier, 1821-1846 / Samuel J. Watson
出版項 Lawrence, Kansas : University Press of Kansas, [2013]
©2013
國際標準書號 9780700619153 (cloth : alk. paper)
book jacket
館藏地 索書號 處理狀態 OPAC 訊息 條碼
 傅斯年圖書館西文圖書區  UB413 W342 2013    在架上    30530001181767
說明 xvi, 636 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
系列 Modern war studies
Modern war studies
附註 Includes bibliographical references (pages 579-618) and index
National military expansion on the Western frontier : contexts, comparisons, and outcomes -- Subordination and discretion : the dilemmas of expansion, peacekeeping, and civil-military relations on the Northwestern frontier -- Federal authority under attack : the Army, Southern States, and citizens during the Adams administration -- The Army and the Jacksonians tangle on the Southern frontier : Indian removal and civil-military relations, 1831-1834 -- The Army and Cherokee removal : coercive diplomacy, peacekeeping, and preventing mass atrocity amid civil-military tension, 1836-1838 -- "This thankless ... unholy war" : the crisis of military reactions to removal in the Second Seminole War -- "The duty of a soldier to obey" : disenchantment, dissent, and the crucible of professional accountability in the Second Seminole War -- Changing attitudes toward foreign relations : the dilemmas of discipline and international order along the Canadian border, 1815-1838 -- Maintaining national sovereignty and keeping international peace : operations to suppress American filibusters against Canada, 1838-1841 -- The dilemmas of sovereignty and expansion : peacekeeping and law enforcement along the Texas border, 1821-1838 -- Cautious interventions and power projection : Southern Plains diplomacy, dragoon expeditions, and the initial move into Texas -- Manifest destiny meets military professionalism : the Army faces Britain and Mexico, 1844-1846 -- Conclusion. Army, state, and profession in nineteenth-century American history
主題 United States. Army -- Officers -- History -- 19th century
Southern States -- History, Military -- 19th century
United States -- Territorial expansion -- History -- 19th century
Civil-military relations -- United States -- History -- 19th century
Indians of North America -- Wars -- 1815-1875
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