Citizen and Soldier

Author(s): 
Dethloff, Henry C.
Author(s): 
Shenk, Gerald E.
ISBN: 
9780415877046
Date published: 
August 2010
Paperback
Price: 
£18.99

Citizen and Soldier: A Sourcebook on Military Service and National Defense from Colonial America to the Present provides a useful framework and supporting documentary evidence for an informed discussion of the development of the American ideal of the 'Citizen-Soldier.' Presented with insightful introductions and useful discussion questions, this concise collection of 36 primary documents takes a close look at the United States military and shows how it became entwined with the rise of American national identity.