America's Great War: World War I and the American Experience

America s Great War World War I and the American Experience Recent bestsellers by Niall Ferguson and John Keegan have created tremendous popular interest in World War I In America s Great War prominent historian Robert H Zieger examines the causes prosecution

  • Title: America's Great War: World War I and the American Experience
  • Author: Robert H. Zieger
  • ISBN: 9780847696451
  • Page: 134
  • Format: Paperback
  • America's Great War: World War I and the American Experience

    Recent bestsellers by Niall Ferguson and John Keegan have created tremendous popular interest in World War I In America s Great War prominent historian Robert H Zieger examines the causes, prosecution, and legacy of this bloody conflict from a frequently overlooked perspective, that of American involvement This is the first book to illuminate both America s dramatic infRecent bestsellers by Niall Ferguson and John Keegan have created tremendous popular interest in World War I In America s Great War prominent historian Robert H Zieger examines the causes, prosecution, and legacy of this bloody conflict from a frequently overlooked perspective, that of American involvement This is the first book to illuminate both America s dramatic influence on the war and the war s considerable impact upon our nation Zieger s engaging narrative provides vivid descriptions of the famous battles and diplomatic maneuvering, while also chronicling America s rise to prominence within the postwar world On the domestic front, Zieger details how the war forever altered American politics and society by creating the National Security State, generating powerful new instruments of social control, bringing about innovative labor and social welfare programs, and redefining civil liberties and race relations America s Great War promises to become the definitive history of America and World War I.

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    One thought on “America's Great War: World War I and the American Experience

    1. Gregory Pedersen

      This book was both concise and comprehensive pertaining to the subject of American history during the World War I era. Ziegler covers a variety of social, cultural, and military challenges and events that each contributed to the nature of the American experience during the war. It paints a vivid portrait of the America then and explains how that has helped to shape the America we know today.

    2. Will Sync

      American greedme as it ever was. The power structure is still the same. It was during this time period that Federal income tax was approved by the Supreme Court. It had been ruled unconstitutional twice beforeThe Privatization of the creation of currency was passed as well (3rd time for that too.) The Federal Reserve bank and Federal income tax both happened in 1913. 100 years now. Its all most people know now.We cannot solve our problems with the same thinking we used when we created them.Alber [...]

    3. Kathleen

      “Shortly before 11 o’clock, across from the British lines, a German machine gunner fired off a belt of ammunition, stood up, doffed his helmet, and bowing to his erstwhile enemies, walked slowly away from the battle line. As the guns fell silent, reported a veteran British infantryman, there came a curious rippling sound. It was the sound of men cheering from the Vosges [mountains of Eastern France] to the sea.”

    4. Geoff

      Striking how wilson's southern, religious beliefs could at the same time drive his' vision of America leading the old world power brokers into a new world order and ignore equal rights for the African Americans, post emancipation.

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