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Samuel Huntington, author, Harvard political scientist; at 81

Samuel Huntington was the author of ''The Soldier and the State: the Theory and Politics of Civil-Military Relations.'' Samuel Huntington was the author of ''The Soldier and the State: the Theory and Politics of Civil-Military Relations.''
By Adam J.V. Sell
Globe Correspondent / December 28, 2008

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Dr. Samuel Huntington's first book, "The Soldier and the State: the Theory and Politics of Civil-Military Relations," was such an influential book that it merited a 50th anniversary symposium at West Point last year, but when it was first published in 1957, reviewers weren't so kind. (Full article: 718 words)

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