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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 31.95
Rethinking Military History is a bold new 'thought book' that reconsiders military history at the beginning of the twenty-first century. The chapters provide a valuable and concise survey of the main themes in the study of military history from 1500 to the present day as Jeremy Black reveals the main trends in the practice and approach to military... more...
- RAND Corporation 2001; US$ 9.95
Russian and rebel military forces fought to control the Chechen city of Grozny in 1994-1995 and 1999-2000, as well as clashing in smaller towns and villages. This work examines both Russian and rebel tactics and operations in those battles. more...
- Oxford University Press 1990; US$ 26.99
During the Civil War, the state of Missouri witnessed the most widespread, prolonged, and destructive guerrilla fighting in American history. With its horrific combination of robbery, arson, torture, murder, and swift and bloody raids on farms and settlements, the conflict approached total war, engulfing the whole populace and challenging any notion... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95
We are living amidst the fallout of the most controversial conflict of our times. This book is a tough examination of how and why it was fought and of its continuing effects. This major new work contains analysis of the Iraq War from several different academic, as well as military perspectives. Its emphasis is on the links between US foreign policy,... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2011; US$ 17.00
One of our most provocative military historians, Victor Davis Hanson has given us painstakingly researched and pathbreaking accounts of wars ranging from classical antiquity to the twenty-first century. Now he juxtaposes an ancient conflict with our most urgent modern concerns to create his most engrossing work to date, A War Like No Other. Over the... more...
- Edinburgh University Press 2006; US$ 51.72
Reflects upon the iconic role of the Scottish soldier as an empire builder from the Crimean War to the end of the nineteenth century. This book examines how the soldier commented on this imperial experience, how his exploits were reviewed in Scotland, and how military achievements contributed to both a growing sense of national identity. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 49.95
This is the first study of the Ludendorff Offensives of 1918 based extensively on key German records presumed to be lost forever after Potsdam was bombed in 1944. In 1997, David T. Zabecki discovered translated copies of these files in a collection of old instructional material at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College at Fort Leavenworth,... more...
- BRILL 2005; US$ 129.00
This archival source document of the Middle Ages and Renaissance describes the development, manufacture and use of European staff weapons and provides new information using existing objects and archival material. Their effect on the modern map of Europe is discussed. more...
- Bloomsbury Publishing 2004; US$ 109.95
How can we understand what caused World War I? What role did Germany play? This book encourages us to re-think the events that led to global conflict in 1914.Historians in recent years have argued that German leaders acted defensively or pre-emptively in 1914, conscious of the Reich's deteriorating military and diplomatic position. more...