A Respectable Army: The Military Origins of the Republic, 1763-1789

A Respectable Army: The Military Origins of the Republic, 1763-1789 James Kirby Martin
  • Title: A Respectable Army: The Military Origins of the Republic, 1763-1789
  • Author: James Kirby Martin
  • ISBN: 9780882958125
  • Page: 247
  • Format: Paperback
  • A Respectable Army: The Military Origins of the Republic, 1763-1789 James Kirby Martin A Respectable Army The Military Origins of the Republic Main headings Of Lexington and Concord and the myths of the war The Republican war Toward an American standing army On and off the road of despair Moral de
    Main headings Of Lexington and Concord, and the myths of the war, 1763 1775 The Republican war, 1775 1776 Toward an American standing army, 1776 1777 On and off the road of despair, 1777 1779 Moral defeat and military turnabout, 1779 1781 Of war, national legitimacy, and the Republican order, 1781 1789.
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    1. I enjoyed the book, but deleted one star because I think the book fell short of proving the argument that was set out in the beginning of the book On one hand, the book did successfully separate popular mythology from the new historical reality that keeps coming to light about the era of the American Revolution On the other hand, I m not entirely certain that the authors successfully showed how the actual experience of the war with all its hope, idealism, conflict, and dissension, was central to [...]

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    2. Martin takes on the citizen soldier militia mythology that subsequently dominated post Revolutionary American memory of the War for Independence by illustrating how Opposition Whig ideology was insufficient as a means to secure military victory and thus independence Instead, a quasi European style standing Continental Army filled with long service hard bitten regular soldiers ironically became absolutely necessary to the survival and success of the hyper republican project following the waning o [...]

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    3. I like this book because it was a very real look at what exactly fought the American Revolution The book really characterizes what exactly America had to overcome just to be able to defy the UK at the time.

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    4. Well written Good overview of the Continental Army s organization and combat capabilities Cogent strategic analysis

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    5. This is a good book that really focuses on the challenges of building an army during the Revolutionary period and keeping it in the field.

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