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- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95
Since 1950, there has been almost continuous military unrest in Africa. This study offers an overview of warfare in this period, examining a military tradition that ranges from the highly sophisticated electronic, air and armour fighting between South Africa and Angola-Cuban forces, to the spears and machetes of the Rwandan genocide. The author explores... more...
- Indiana University Press 2011; US$ 31.99
Fighting in woods and forests is a very special form of war. Avoided by military commanders unless such terrain is to their advantage, for soldiers forest battles are a chaotic mix of dread, determination, and, all too often, death. Adversaries remain in constant fear of concealed ambush, casualties usually must be abandoned, and prisoners who cannot... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 199.00
This eBook considers the relationships between crime, terrorism and tourism development. These papers address some of the most troubling issues of our time. How much longer can an industry that exists to provide convenience, comfort, leisure and luxury survive, when the host societies are experiencing profound social and economic problems, and living... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 23.95
An Army officer must lead men into frightening and dangerous situations and sometimes make them do things that they never thought they could do. This book recounts how British officers have led their men, and commanded their respect, from the days of Marlborough to the Second Iraq war of 2003. Anthony Clayton explores who the officers, men and now... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 71.95
This ambitious survey draws together the two major wars of decolonization fought by France in Indochina and Algeria (as well as the lesser but far from insignificant military operations in Madagascar, Tunisia and Morocco) into a single integrated account. It examines traditional French attitudes to empire, and how these changed under the pressure of... more...
- Helion and Company 2013; US$ 2.72
An Army marches on its stomach, observed Napoleon, a hundred and fifty years later General Rommel remarked that the British should always be attacked before soldiers had had an early morning cup of tea. This book, written to raise money for the Army Benevolent Fund and with a Foreword by General Lord Dannatt, sets out the human story of the food and... more...
- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 27.99
The career of the French general Maxime Weygand offers a fascinating glimpse into the perils and politics of military leadership and loyalty in the interwar years and after France?s defeat in 1940. Of obscure birth, Weygand had an outstanding career during WWI as chief of staff for Marshal Foch and served France after the war in Poland and Syria before... more...
- Orion 2015; US$ 10.99
Anthony Clayton is an acknowledged expert on the French military, and his book is a major contribution to the study and understanding of the First World War. He reveals why and how the French army fought as it did. He profiles its senior commanders - Joffre, Petain, Nivelle and Foch - and analyses its major campaigns both on the Western Front and... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2009; US$ 199.00
This e-book examines the impact of tourism on the economy and climate of the Caribbean, the most tourism-dependent region in the world. A selecion of articles address major issues facing the region such as water shortages and emissions produced by tourism, as well as looking at possible solutions. more...