This unique reference work covers the military history of the United States from the Revolution to the Gulf War. The Handbook of American Military History is comprehensive, easy to use, and supplies essential information on the social, technological, political, tactical, and strategic developments that have affected the evolution of the U.S.

chapter 1|41 pages

The Building Period: 1775-1815

chapter 2|53 pages

The Institutional Period: 1816-1865

chapter 3|44 pages

The Reform Period: 1866-1914

chapter 4|42 pages

The Unsettled Period: 1915-1941

chapter 5|67 pages

The Global Period: 1942—1963

chapter 6|56 pages

The Uncertain Period: 1964-1994