1 edition of end of militarism found in the catalog.
end of militarism
Russell Frank Weigley
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||[by] Russell F. Weigley.|
|Series||The Harmon memorial lectures in military history,, no. 15|
|LC Classifications||JX1963 .W342|
|The Physical Object|
|Number of Pages||15|
|LC Control Number||73600858|
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Additional Physical Format: Online version: Weigley, Russell Frank. End of militarism. [Colorado Springs] United States Air Force Academy, (OCoLC) Militarism is a belief that a nation should develop, maintain, and use a strong military to expand its interests.
A militaristic country has a large defense force on which it spends a disproportionate share of its income. The society subordinates all other national interests to support a strong military.
4 This discussion draws heavily from Chalmers Johnson, The Sorrows of Empire: Militarism, Secrecy, and the End of the Republic (New York: Metropolitan Books, ) Chapter Militarism & Empire 4 are the known instrument for bringing the many under the domination of the.
Gregory Hooks, in Encyclopedia of Violence, Peace, & Conflict (Second Edition), The Fusion of Militarism and Industrialism, – William McNeill dates the fusion of militarism and industrialism toshortly after the Industrial Revolution transformed economic activity.
The Industrial Revolution was neither set in motion, nor did military leaders control it. military and naval forces, more influence of the military men upon the policies of the civilian government, and a preference for force as a solution to problems. Militarism was one of the main causes of the First World War.
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This book, which is now presented to American readers for the first time, has a unique history, and forms a vital part of Liebknecht's long struggle against militarism. In September,Dr. Karl Liebknecht, the author, delivered a lecture on "Militarism" at a conference of .