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Making Citizen-Soldiers

ROTC and the Ideology of American Military Service

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$37.50 • £30.95 • €34.00

ISBN 9780674007154

Publication Date: 09/01/2001


288 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches

10 tables


  • Introduction
  • 1. ROTC and the American Military Tradition
  • 2. A Favored Position on Campus: The Military and Higher Education in the Cold War Era, 1950–1964
  • 3. The Origins of Postwar Dissatisfaction
  • 4. The ROTC Vitalization Act, 1964–1968
  • 5. ROTC from Tet to the All-Volunteer Forces
  • 6. ROTC in the Era of the All-Volunteer Force, 1972–1980
  • 7. A New Academic Program: ROTC, 1972–1980
  • Epilogue
  • Abbreviations
  • Notes
  • Primary Sources
  • Index

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