The Resource West pointers and the civil war, Wayne Wei-Siang Hsieh, (eaudio)

West pointers and the civil war, Wayne Wei-Siang Hsieh, (eaudio)

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West pointers and the civil war
Title
West pointers and the civil war
Statement of responsibility
Wayne Wei-Siang Hsieh
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Language
eng
Summary
The task for those in charge of professionalizing the military in the first half of the nineteenth century and transforming it from a militia-led army to a highly disciplined standing army was a difficult job. Americans had long supported a tradition of militia and distrusted professional soldiers. However, by the time of the Civil War, the high command positions in the Union army and the nascent army of the Confederacy were filled with graduates of West Point, who had served in the Mexican War and who had been taught in the European military tradition. The sorts of campaigns the armies would wage, the rules of those engagements, the understandings of victory, all were in a sense predetermined by the military training and experience of the professionals called in to organize and lead the opposing sides. In examining the role of the institutional military in the Civil War, Hsieh makes use of manuals, reports, letters housed at West Point, newspapers, diaries, and numerous secondary sources
Accompanying matter
technical information on music
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Hsieh, Wayne Wei-siang
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Read by Stephen Hoye
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  • Hoye, Stephen
  • hoopla digital
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  • Generals
  • Mexican War, 1846-1848
  • Military art and science
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adult
Label
West pointers and the civil war, Wayne Wei-Siang Hsieh, (eaudio)
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hoopla date: 12/20/2012, 12/20/2012 to 12/31/9999
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unknown
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digital storage
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Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 59 min.))
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unknown
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
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9781441702456
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(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
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unknown
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digital.
Publisher number
MWT10025539
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sound
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digital recording
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  • other
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other
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10025539
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MWT10025539
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
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Label
West pointers and the civil war, Wayne Wei-Siang Hsieh, (eaudio)
Link
Publication
Note
hoopla date: 12/20/2012, 12/20/2012 to 12/31/9999
Antecedent source
unknown
Capture and storage technique
digital storage
Color
not applicable
Configuration of playback channels
unknown
Dimensions
  • not applicable
  • unknown
Edition
Unabridged.
Extent
1 online resource (1 audio file (8hr., 59 min.))
File format
unknown
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Groove width / pitch
not applicable
Isbn
9781441702456
Isbn Type
(sound recording : hoopla Audio Book)
Kind of cutting
not applicable
Kind of disc cylinder or tape
not applicable
Kind of material
unknown
Level of compression
unknown
Other physical details
digital.
Publisher number
MWT10025539
Quality assurance targets
unknown
Reformatting quality
access
Sound
sound
Special playback characteristics
digital recording
Specific material designation
  • other
  • remote
Speed
other
Stock number
10025539
System control number
MWT10025539
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web
Tape configuration
not applicable
Tape width
not applicable

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