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- Indiana University Press 1994; US$ 15.99
"This important work... synthesizes the evolution of warfare from 1775 to the present." ?Military Review A thorough revision of a highly successful text, this new edition provides a comprehensive picture of the evolution of modern warfare. From reviews of the first edition: "There is nothing else in print that tells so much so concisely about how... more...
- Crown Publishing Group 2007; US$ 17.00
Even as we head into twenty-first-century warfare, thirteen time-tested rules for waging war remain relevant. Both timely and timeless, How Wars Are Won illuminates the thirteen essential rules for success on the battlefield that have evolved from ancient times until the present day. Acclaimed military historian Bevin Alexander?s incisive and vivid... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2007; US$ 115.00
Trillions for Military Technology explains why the weapons purchased by the U.S. Department of Defense cost so much, why it takes decades to get them into production even as innovation in the civilian economy become ever more frenetic, and why some of those weapons don't work very well despite expenditures of many billions of dollars. It also explains... more...
- Taylor and Francis 1998; US$ 44.95
The province of Egypt provides unique archaeological and documentary evidence for the study of the Roman army. In this fascinating social history Richard Alston examines the economic, cultural, social and legal aspects of a military career, illuminating the life and role of the individual soldier in the army. Soldier and Society in Roman Eygpt provides... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 49.95
With revolutionary changes in nanotechnology (NT) now on the horizon, many countries have started major research and development (R&D) programmes, which are mainly civilian. Often overlooked are military R&D programmes ? in particular those of the US government. This is the first systematic and comprehensive presentation of the potential military... more...
- Wiley 2008; US$ 50.00
Leading a Learning Revolution tells the compelling story of a learning revolution that took place within the U.S. Department of Defense. Written by practitioners who actually walked the walk, this account of the creation of Defense Acquisition University (DAU) provides a clear blueprint that others can follow. It shares, in detail, the best practices... more...
- The University of North Carolina Press 2004; US$ 28.95
Challenging assumptions about a distinctive "southern military tradition," Rod Andrew demonstrates that southern military schools were less concerned with preparing young men for actual combat than with instilling in their students broader values of honor, patriotism, civic duty, and virtue. Southerners had a remarkable tendency to reconcile militarism... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.95
CITY FIGHTS Selected Histories of Urban Combat from World War II to Vietnam Edited by Colonel John Antal and Maj. Bradley Gericke ?Urban terrain will likely be the predominant battlefield of future wars.? As September 11 and Somalia proved, hostile forces are now engaging America differently, avoiding open combat with our enormous military, striking... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2000; US$ 175.00
Most studies of ancient warfare focus only on the Greeks and the Romans, but this sweeping study covers the whole of the ancient world from Greece and Rome to the Near East, then eastward to Parthia, India, and China. Bradford transports the reader into the midst of ancient battles behind such great leaders as Thutmose III, Ashurbanipal, Alexander,... more...
- ABC-CLIO 1988; US$ 89.95
This carefully researched study is the first to chronicle the history of Allied involvement in the defense of British, French, and Dutch possessions in the Caribbean. The study is extremely well researched and well written. . . . The definitive work in this particular area of historical research, based on all available sources in English, French, and... more...