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  • British Naval Strategy East of Suez, 1900-2000by Greg Kennedy

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This new collection of essays by a panel of established international scholars sheds new light on what some of those influences were and what actions were taken as a result of Britain's Far Eastern commitments. Not only are new evidence and approaches to those issues addressed presented, but new avenues for further research are clearly outlined.... more...

  • Imperial Defenceby Greg Kennedy

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    This new collection of essays, from leading British and Canadian scholars, presents an excellent insight into the strategic thinking of the British Empire. It defines the main areas of the strategic decision-making process that was known as 'Imperial Defence'. The theme is one of imperial defence and defence of empire, so chapters will be historiographical... more...

  • Anglo-American Strategic Relations and the Far East, 1933-1939by Greg Kennedy

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This volume charts how the national strategic needs of the United States of America and Great Britain created a "parallel but not joint" relationship towards the Far East as the crisis in that region evolved from 1933-39. In short, it is a look at the relationship shared between the two nations with respect to accommodating one another on certain strategic... more...

  • The Merchant Marine in International Affairs, 1850-1950by Greg Kennedy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 57.95

    Merchant navies represent economic and industrial strength. This study revises the definition of maritime power through a more comprehensive understanding and appreciation for the roles played by the merchant marine of a nation. more...

  • The British Way in Warfare: Power and the International System, 1856?1956by Professor Greg Kennedy; Professor Keith Neilson

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 154.95

    In his groundbreaking book The British Way in Warfare (Routledge, 1990), David French outlined the skillful combination of maritime, economic and diplomatic power employed by Britain to achieve its international goals. Almost two decades later, this collection offers a reassessment of French's thesis, using it as a lens through which to explore Britain's... more...

  • Far-flung Linesby Greg Kennedy; Keith Neilson

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    These studies show how the British Empire used its maritime supremacy to construct and maintain a worldwide defence for its imperial interests. They rebut the idea that British defence policy in the late 19th and early 20th centuries was primarily concerned with the balance of power in Europe. more...

  • British Propaganda and Wars of Empireby Dr Christopher Tuck; Professor Greg Kennedy

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 149.95

    'Influence' is a slippery concept, yet one of tremendous relevance for those wishing to understand global politics. From debates on the changing sources of power in the international system, through to analyses of its value as an alternative to the active use of force as a policy instrument, influence has become a recurrent theme in discussions of... more...

  • Billionaires & Ballot Banditsby Greg Palast; Robert F. Jr. Kennedy; Ted Rall

    Seven Stories Press 2012; US$ 14.95

    A close presidential election in November could well come down to contested states or even districts--an election decided by vote theft? It could happen this year. Based on Greg Palast and Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.'s investigative reporting for  Rolling Stone  and BBC television,  Billionaires & Ballot Bandits: How to Steal an Election in 9 Easy Steps... more...

  • British Naval Aviationby Dr Tim Benbow; Professor Greg Kennedy; Dr Jon Robb-Webb

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    In 1909 the British Admiralty placed an order for a rigid airship, marking the beginning of the Royal Navy's involvement with airpower. This collection charts the Navy's involvement with aviation over the following century, and the ways in which its rapid expansion and evolution radically altered the nature of maritime power and naval strategy. Drawing... more...

  • The British Pacific Fleet Experience and Legacy, 1944?50by Dr Jon Robb-Webb; Dr Tim Benbow; Professor Greg Kennedy

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2013; US$ 149.95

    The British Pacific Fleet was formed in October 1944 and dispatched to fight alongside the USN in the Central Pacific under Admiral Nimitz. Deploying previously unpublished documents, this book reveals how relations between the UK and US forces developed from a starting point of barely repressed suspicion, to one where both navies came to understand... more...