Studies in Civil-Military Relations

Studies in Civil-Military Relations

Series editor: William A. Taylor

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This series publishes original manuscripts, imparting a variety of valuable perspectives, that analyze the myriad interactions between governments, militaries, and societies. The series is global in scope, multidisciplinary in approach, and accessible in presentation, providing an intellectual home for the best and newest research on civil-military relations across a broad spectrum of case studies and comparative frameworks. The editorial approach is as inclusive as possible, with the common theme being a work’s special contribution to an informed understanding of civil-military relations.

William A. Taylor is the holder of the Lee Drain Endowed University Professorship, previous department chair, and award-winning professor of global security studies in the Kay Bailey Hutchison Center for Security Studies at Angelo State University in San Angelo, Texas. A graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, he holds an MA degree in history from the University of Maryland, an MA degree in National Security Studies from Georgetown University, and MPhil and PhD degrees in history from George Washington University. Taylor is the author or editor of four books, including Military Service and American Democracy (University Press of Kansas) and Every Citizen a Soldier (Texas A&M University Press).

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Creating the Modern Army

Citizen-Soldiers and the American Way of War, 1919–1939

William J. Woolley

March 2022
384 pages

The Media Offensive

How the Press and Public Opinion Shaped Allied Strategy during World War II

Alexander G. Lovelace

July 2022
400 pages

Silent Coup of the Guardians

The Influence of US Military Elites on National Security

Todd Andrew Schmidt

December 2022
280 pages

Stabilizing Fragile States

Why It Matters and What to Do about It

Rufus C. Phillips III

April 2022
348 pages

The United States Army and the Making of America

From Confederation to Empire, 1775-1903

Robert Wooster

April 2021
496 pages

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