Court- martial : how military justice has shaped America from the revolution to 9/11 and beyond / Chris Bray.
By: Bray, Chris.Publisher: New York, N.Y. : W.W.Norton & Company, Edition: First edition.Description: xvii, 398 p. ; 24 cm.ISBN: 9780393243406 : (hbk.) .Subject(s): Courts-martial and courts of inquiry -- United States -- HistoryDDC classification: 343.7301
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 359-385) and index.
"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 UCMJ -- "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.