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The soldier and the state

the theory and politics of civil-military relations

by Samuel P. Huntington

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  • 18 Currently reading

Published by Belknap Press of Harvard University Press in Cambridge .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Civil supremacy over the military -- United States,
  • Militarism -- United States

  • Classifications
    LC ClassificationsUA23 H95, UA23 H95 1972
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 534 p.
    Number of Pages534
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL19152512M
    ISBN 100674817354


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The Soldier and the State: The Theory and Politics of Civil-Military Relations by Samuel Huntington is much too long for its primary objective, which is arguing that the military has become a profession onto itself, so that non-military leaders cannot claim expertise over them in how they accomplish their aims/5.

In this classic work, Huntington challenges old assumptions and ideas on the role of the military in society. Stressing the value of the military outlook for American national policy, Huntington has performed the distinctive task of developing a general theory of civil-military relations and subjecting it to rigorous historical analysis.

The book came from original contributions from experts who attended the West Point Senior Conference inwhich was devoted to a festschrift on the 50th anniversary of the publication of Samuel Huntington's epic, The Soldier and the State.

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