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Published by Algora Publishing .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Military - General,
  • History - Military / War

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages258
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9509482M
ISBN 100875864546
ISBN 109780875864549

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Desertion and the American soldier, User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. Throughout American history, the government has defined military desertion as an act of treason and cowardice. Fantina, himself a peace activist, surveys this topic in concise . Read this book on Questia. Desertion and the American Soldier, by Robert Fantina, | Online Research Library: Questia Read the full-text online edition of Desertion and the American Soldier, (). Desertion And the American Soldier: by Robert Fantina () Paperback – January 1, out of 5 stars 3 ratings. See all 5 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" $ 5/5(3). Get this from a library! Desertion and the American soldier, [Robert Fantina] -- Despite the government's continued insistence on linking desertion with cowardice, the motivations for desertion are many and complex, and are either rooted in or encouraged by military policy. This.

Military desertion, its reasons and consequences, are not well understood in America. In most cases, the reasons soldiers desert are inherent in the military system itself. The author investigates those reasons, from the American Revolution to the Iraqi occupation, and describes the government's often-brutal response to deserters. Desertion and the American Soldier: – is a history and analysis of military desertion from the Revolutionary War to the Iraqi Occupation. The book describes the official policies on desertion that were in force during each conflict, and details the motivations for desertions. Desertion and the American soldier, [electronic resource] / Robert Fantina. Main author: Fantina, Robert. Corporate Author: Ebook Central Academic Complete., ProQuest (Firm) Format: eBook Online access: Connect to electronic book via Ebook Central. Desertion And the American Soldier: by Robert Fantina This book started off promising, discussing desertion during America's early history when the military was just being formed and everything was in chaos.

  “A must-read for every U.S. citizen.” —Robert Fantina, author of Desertion and the American Soldier Table of Contents: Introduction 6 I. How the United States Compares with Other Countries 8 II. Exceptionalist Thinking 62 III. The Damage Exceptionalism Does IV. Curing This Disease Acknowledgements About the Author Brand: David Swanson. “I hope Curing Exceptionalism will be part of coursework in classrooms throughout the U.S.” —Kathy Kelly, co-coordinator of Voices for Creative Nonviolence. “A must-read for every U.S. citizen.” —Robert Fantina, author of Desertion and the American Soldier   Desertion and the American Soldier by Robert Fantina, , available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide.2/5(2). Robert Fantina is an author, journalist, and activist working for peace and social justice. He writes extensively about the oppression of the Palestinians by Israel. He is the author of several books, including Desertion and the American Soldier: –; Empire, Racism and Genocide: A History of U.S. Foreign Policy; Look Not Unto the.