Soldiers and Society: The Effects of Military Service and War on American Life

  title={Soldiers and Society: The Effects of Military Service and War on American Life},
  author={Peter Karsten},
In this book, Karsten examines the consequences of American military life from the Revolutionary War to the present. Soldiers and Society contains two major sections. A long introduction, containing the author's survey and general conclusions, comprises the first section. The rest of the book is made up of source material--graphs, tables, and first-hand contemporary accounts. Karsten uses statistics extensively for comparative purposes. 
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