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Making citizen-soldiers : ROTC and the ideology of American military service

Author: Michael S Neiberg
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2000.
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"This book examines the Reserve Officers Training Corps program as a distinctively American expression of the social, cultural, and political meanings of military service." "Most modern military systems educate and train junior officers at insular academies like West Point, but that of the United States has relied extensively on the active cooperation of its civilian colleges. Michael Neiberg argues that the  Read more...
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Neiberg, Michael S.
Making citizen-soldiers.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)607441574
Online version:
Neiberg, Michael S.
Making citizen-soldiers.
Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 2000
(OCoLC)631019131
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Michael S Neiberg
ISBN: 0674543122 9780674543126 0674007158 9780674007154
OCLC Number: 42289811
Description: 264 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: 1. ROTC and the American military tradition. --2. A favored position on campus: The Military and higher education in the Cold War era, 1950-1964. --3. The origins of postwar dissatisfaction. --4. The ROTC Vitalization Act, 1964-1968. --5. ROTC from Tet to the all-volunteer force. --6. ROTC in the era of the all-volunteer force, 1972-1980. --7. A new academic program: ROTC, 1972-1980.
Responsibility: Michael S. Neiberg.
Local System Bib Number:
1610475867688_326181
991000433289705351

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In his examination of the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC), Michael Neiberg argues that the creation of officer education programs on civilian campuses emanates from a traditional American  Read more...
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Who is in charge of our military? Where did they come from? While these questions may not press daily on the minds of most Americans, Making Citizen-Soldiers does not merely ask and answer them--it Read more...

 
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