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  • The Rise and Decline of the Stateby Martin van Creveld

    Cambridge University Press 1999; US$ 33.00

    This unique volume traces the history of the state from its beginnings to the present day. more...

  • The Changing Face of Warby Martin van Creveld

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 17.00

    One of the most influential experts on military history and strategy has now written his magnum opus, an original and provocative account of the past hundred years of global conflict. The Changing Face of War is the book that reveals the path that led to the impasse in Iraq, why powerful standing armies are now helpless against ill-equipped insurgents,... more...

  • Transformation of Warby Martin Van Creveld

    Free Press 2009; US$ 35.00

    At a time when unprecedented change in international affairs is forcing governments, citizens, and armed forces everywhere to re-assess the question of whether military solutions to political problems are possible any longer, Martin van Creveld has written an audacious searching examination of the nature of war and of its radical transformation in... more...

  • Technology and Warby Martin Van Creveld

    Touchstone 2010; US$ 23.95

    In this impressive work, van Creveld considers man's use of technology over the past 4,000 years and its impact on military organization, weaponary, logistics, intelligence, communications, transportation, and command. This revised paperback edition has been updated to include an account of the range of technology in the recent Gulf War. more...

  • The Land of Blood and Honeyby Martin van Creveld

    St. Martin's Press 2010; US$ 6.79

    The definitive one-volume history of Israel by its most distinguished historian From its Zionist beginnings at the end of the nineteenth century through the past sixty, tumultuous years, the state of Israel has been, as van Creveld argues, "the greatest success story in the entire twentieth century." In this crisp volume, he skillfully... more...

  • Wargamesby Martin van Creveld

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 24.00

    Explores the history and development of wargames, and how they relate to real war and society in general. more...

  • Conscienceby Martin van Creveld

    Reaktion Books 2015; US$ 29.95

    Many consider conscience to be one of the most important—if not the fundamental—quality that makes us human, distinguishing us from animals, on one hand, and machines on the other. But what is conscience, exactly? Is it a product of our biological roots, as Darwin thought, or is it a purely social invention? If the latter, how did it come into the... more...

  • Moshe Dayanby Martin van Creveld

    Orion 2015; US$ 12.99

    Martin van Creveld's Moshe Dayan tells the story of one man and of one people, to whom he was a figurehead - a symbol of their patriotism and their determination to survive. Born in a kibbutz in 1915, Dayan joined the Hagana when he was just fourteen, thus starting early a military career that saw him serve in every war fought in the Middle East from... more...

  • More on Warby Martin van Creveld

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 19.99

    A modern, comprehensive, easy to read and understand theory of war for the 21st century - from guerrilla war to nuclear war, war underwater to war in (cyber) space more...

  • The Age of Airpowerby Martin Van Creveld

    PublicAffairs 2011; US$ 26.00

    Airpower, more than any other factor, has shaped war in the twentieth century. In this fascinating narrative history, Martin van Creveld vividly portrays the rise of the plane as a tool of war and the evolution of both technology and strategy. He documents seminal battles and turning points, and relates stories of individual daring and collective... more...