The Theory and Politics of Civil-Military Relations
In a classic work, Samuel P. Huntington challenges most of the old assumptions and ideas on the role of the military in society. Stressing the value of the military outlook for American national policy, Huntington has performed the distinctive task of developing a general theory of civil-military relations and subjecting it to rigorous historical analysis.
About the Author
Samuel P. Huntington was Clarence Dillon Professor of International Affairs at Harvard University and the author of Political Order in Changing Societies.