A experiência miliciana norte-americana: antimilitarismo ou pragmatismo?

Vitor Izecksohn

Resumo


Este artigo discute a experiência miliciana nas colônias inglesas da América do Norte e nos Estados Unidos durante a primeira república. Enfatizo o papel do antimilitarismo como principal aspecto da experiência militar anglo-americana. Relaciono essa perspectiva à aversão ao despotismo, derivada da tradição política inglesa e ao controle civil sobre os militares. Sublinho as dificuldades encontradas para a criação de um exército profissional e os problemas de coordenação entre o poder central e as autoridades locais e estaduais. 


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Milícias; Estados Unidos; Anti-militarismo; Cidadania; Governo local

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.22456/1983-201X.53175

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