Examining the development of civil-military relations from the end of the Civil War until the start of the First World War, this volume demonstrates how the tradition of civilian control ensured the military's transformation from a small, poorly funded force to a larger, prestigious international power.Pettita#39;s piece won a prize in an essay contest on the topic of how democratic political institutions affected the military. The effects, he ar- ... Some officers seemed offended that the public did not accord the military more respect. aThe trouble hasanbsp;...
|Title||:||Civil-military Relations on the Frontier and Beyond, 1865-1917|
|Author||:||Charles A. Byler|
|Publisher||:||Greenwood Publishing Group - 2006|