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- Andrews UK 2012; US$ 14.99
Camouflage and concealment are subjects which are often forgotten in the heat of battle, but they are so fundamental to survival on the battlefield that instruction has been emphasised ever since the British Army discarded the line and went over to khaki and skirmish lines.This pamphlet looks in great detail at the reasons for concealment, and what... more...
- I.B.Tauris 2011; US$ 104.00
Between 1948 and 1960, the British army conducted three important counterinsurgency operations in Malaya, Kenya and Cyprus. During that time, military leaders inspired the evolution of a distinct organisational culture, known as 'small wars culture', which affected learning, discipline and attitudes towards leadership and fellow soldiers. Using a synthesis... more...
- Boydell & Brewer 2011; US$ 99.00
The articles in this volume focus on the fifteenth century. Several draw on the substantial archives of the Burgundian polity, focusing particularly on the Flemish shooting guilds, spying, and the provision of troops by towns. The urban emphasis continues with a study of the transition from `traditional' artillery to gunpowder weaponry in Southampton,... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2012; US$ 13.11
Retelling the most spectacular cock-ups in military history, this graphic account has a great deal to say about the psychology of military incompetence and the reasons even the most well-oiled military machines inflict disaster upon themselves. Beginning in AD9 with the massacre of Varus and his legions in the Black Forest all the way up to present... more...
- Osprey Publishing 2012; US$ 13.95
The death of Alexander the Great in 323 BC threw the Macedonians into confusion; there was no capable heir, and no clear successor among the senior figures in Alexander?s circle. Initial attempts to preserve the unity of Alexander?s conquests gave way to a period of bloody and prolonged warfare. For well over a century the largely mercenary armies... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 119.95
This book focuses on contemporary human factors issues within the design of soldier systems and describes how they are currently being investigated and addressed by the U.S. Army to enhance soldier performance and effectiveness. It appeals to an international multidisciplinary audience including defense contractors, program management offices, human... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 41.95
The Republican Roman Army assembles a wide range of source material and introduces the latest scholarship on the evolution of the Roman Army and the Roman experience of war. The author has carefully selected and translated key texts, many of them not previously available in English, and provided them with comprehensive commentaries and essays. ... more...
- Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 25.00
The Roman Empire depended on the power of its armies to defend and extend the imperial borders, enabling it to dominate much of Europe, Northern Africa and the Middle East. Success was, in large part, founded on well-trained, well-disciplined soldiers who were equipped with the most advanced arms and armour available at that time. This is the story... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 18.99
What is total war? Definitions abound, but one thing is certain?the concept of total war has come to be seen as a defining concept of the modern age. In The Age of Total War , celebrated historian Jeremy Black explores the rise and demise of an era of total war, which he defines in terms of the intensity of the struggle, the range (geographical... more...