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America at War Set, 14-Volumes
  • Format
  • HARDCOVER
  • Authored by: John S. Bowman
  • From the Series: America at War
  • Trim Size: 6-1/2 x 9-1/4
  • ISBN-10: 0816083460
  • ISBN-13: 978-0-8160-8346-6
  • Status: In Stock
  • List Price: $630.00
    Discount Price: $567.00
  • Imprint: Chelsea House
  • Published: 12/01/2010
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  • Reading Level: Grades 6-12

Summary

Now in full color!

In its history, the United States has been involved in many wars and conflicts, both abroad and on its own soil. Fully updated and revised, the new America at War set features enthralling examinations of the wars and conflicts that have been fought by American soldiers. From the Revolutionary War to the bloody Civil War that threatened to tear the country apart to the ongoing war against terror in Afghanistan, the titles in this set each examine the background of the region in a particular conflict, its history, the political situation, and the repercussions today. A new chapter in each volume details the various weapons and tactics used and the innovations to warfare. A dedicated chronology volume features how each of the 13 wars profiled fits into world events.

Complete with full-color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations, full-color maps, sidebars, a glossary, and other further resources, this set is suited for middle and high school students seeking unbiased information about U.S. military history.

Titles in this set include:

  • Revolutionary War, Revised Edition
  • War of 1812, Revised Edition
  • U.S.-Mexican War, Revised Edition
  • Civil War, Revised Edition
  • Plains Indian Wars, Revised Edition
  • Spanish-American War, Revised Edition
  • World War I, Revised Edition
  • World War II, Revised Edition
  • Korean War, Revised Edition
  • Vietnam War, Revised Edition
  • Persian Gulf War, Revised Edition
  • Iraq War, Revised Edition
  • Afghanistan War
  • Chronology of Wars, Revised Edition.

Specifications

Full-color and black-and-white photographs and illustrations. Full-color maps. Sidebars. Glossary. Further reading. Index.

About the Author(s)

General editor John S. Bowman received a B.A. in English literature from Harvard University and matriculated at Trinity College, Cambridge University, as Harvard's Fiske Scholar, as well as at the University of Munich. He has worked as an editor for almost 50 years and as a freelance writer for almost as long. Bowman has edited some 20 works on wars and military history and another 15 on general history. Among the other projects he has edited are Facts About the American Wars, World Almanac of the Vietnam War, The Civil War Almanac, and Almanac of American History.

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