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- Princeton University Press 2013; US$ 35.00
Men of Bronze takes up one of the most important and fiercely debated subjects in ancient history and classics: how did archaic Greek hoplites fight, and what role, if any, did hoplite warfare play in shaping the Greek polis? In the nineteenth century, George Grote argued that the phalanx battle formation of the hoplite farmer citizen-soldier was... more...
- LSU Press 2013; US$ 32.95
In Segregated Soldiers, Marcus S. Cox investigates military training programs at historically black colleges and universities and demonstrates their importance to the struggle for civil rights. Examining African Americans? attitudes toward service in the armed forces, Cox focuses on the ways in which black higher education and Reserve Officer Training... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 59.95
This clear, readable introduction to the popular field of military history is now available in a refreshed and updated second edition. It shows that military history encompasses not just accounts of campaigns and battles but includes a wide range of perspectives on all aspects of past military organization and activity. In concise chapters it explains... more...
- Wiley 2013; US$ 29.99
Sharpen your ASVAB test-taking skills with tips and tests in the book, on the CD, and now online Want to ace the ASVAB? The bestselling ASVAB For Dummies, Premier PLUS now offers free access to tests online. In the book you’ll find in-depth reviews of all nine test subjects with complete explanations for every question, proficiency exercises,... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 29.17
The ancient Greeks were a highly educated, literary and artistic race. They were also extremely warlike, living and fighting not only in Greece but in Cyprus, South Italy, Sicily and the vast areas conquered by Alexander the Great. In this breathtaking book, Tim Everson uses the latest research to explore the military might of the Greeks - from teh... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 13.11
Still recruited from the Pathan tribes that live in the no-man's land between Pakistan and Afghanistan, the Khyber Rifles continue to stand guard over this area, one of the world's most volatile borders. For more than a century, these gallant poachers turned gamekeepers fought for the British Raj against their own kith and kin, but to date nothing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 35.95
This book offers a detailed examination of the professional military education system in the United States, from a critical, insider's perspective. The mission of America?s war colleges is to educate senior military officers in both the ways of war and the defence of peace. But are these colleges doing the best job possible in carrying out that... more...
- Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 14.57
Since Vietnam, both the way we fight and our reasons for going to war have become much more complex.The importance of a conflict is determined not by its size or by the numbers of combatants involved but by its ripple effects and its influence upon future events. In a series of thrilling recreations of eight of the most significant encounters of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 38.95
Completely unique in its global scope, this major text does what no other book in the field does: provides students with an excellent account of modern military history with analysis of strategy, as well as tactical and operational developments in the field of war. Carefully written by a highly renowned author, this book has been widely praised by... more...