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Court-martial : how military justice has shaped America from the Revolution to 9/11 and beyond / Chris Bray.

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  • ISBN: 9780393243406 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 0393243400 (hardcover)
  • Physical Description: xvii, 398 pages ; 25 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : W.W.Norton & Company, [2016]

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Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note:
"Almost a blasphemer" : citizen-soldiers as neighbors in the early United States -- "A blind lottery" : discipline and justice in the old navy -- "A lawful going home" : conflict and coercion in the Jacksonian military -- "I won't be quiet" : force and consent in the Civil War -- "Amenable to military law" : policing civilians with military authority -- "All that savored of the overseer" : black soldiers in the nineteenth century -- "Maniacs or wild beasts" : military justice and American expansion -- "We return fighting" : black soldiers in the Jim Crow era -- "An emergency condition" : World War I and the first debate over reform -- "We've got to live with this the rest of our lives" : the deadly justice of World War II -- "You cannot maintain discipline by administering justice" : the Cold War and the UCNJ -- "My god, he's firing into the ditch" : Vietnam, the hollow army, and the end of the cold war -- Epilogue: the living past : the court-martial in contemporary America.
Summary, etc.:
"Tells the sweeping story of military justice, from the institution of the court martial in the earliest days of the Republic to contemporary arguments over how to use military courts to try foreign terrorists or soldiers accused of sexual assault,"--NoveList.
Subject: Courts-martial and courts of inquiry > United States > History.

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