The Case for Combat: How Presidents Persuade Americans To Go To War

Publication Year:
2010
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Repository URL:
https://digitalcommons.wcupa.edu/casfaculty_books/88
Author(s):
Lordan, Edward J.
Publisher(s):
Praeger
Tags:
Defense and Security Studies; Military and Veterans Studies; Peace and Conflict Studies
book description
From Abraham Lincoln to George W. Bush, many American presidents have used their words to garner support to go to war. What are the techniques they employed to convince citizens to get behind their president in committing to combat? Are these methods effective—or ethical?