By Jonathan M. House
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Through the post--World warfare II period, American overseas coverage prominently featured direct U. S. army intervention within the 3rd global. but the chilly warfare positioned restraints on the place and the way Washington may well intrude till the cave in of the previous Soviet Union got rid of a few of the limitations to -- and ideological justifications for -- American intervention.
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Controlling Paris: Armed Forces and Counter-Revolution, 1789-1848 (Warfare and Culture) by Jonathan M. House