By Philip D. Beidler
Beidler has skilled adequate of historical past to query “the varieties of peace that one empire after one other has attempted to impose at the international at no matter what huge costs.” As he displays on terrorism, patriotism, geopolitics, sacrifice, propaganda, and extra, Beidler revisits his generation’s “inherited imaginative and prescient of nationwide purpose”--and he asks what occurred. those essays are a sobering take-heed call for even the main knowledgeable and conscientious citizen.
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American Wars, American Peace: Notes from a Son of the Empire by Philip D. Beidler