eBook The Political Role of the Military: An International Handbook, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 0313032696
  • ISBN-13: 9780313032691
  • DDC: 322.5
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 517 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 1996 | Published/Released December 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 1996
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This handbook looks at the varying roles the military plays around the world. It offers analyses on the role that militaries have played in their societies, the historical forces that have shaped those roles, the socioeconomic constraints on them in the past, present, and anticipated in the future, and the current positions that armed forces have occupied in the last decade of the century.