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- Cambridge University Press 2005; US$ 35.00
A major re-interpretation of international relations from Versailles to the outbreak of war in 1939. The book argues that the new world order created in 1919 provided inadequate means the League of Nations, arms control and public censure - to deal with the threats of Communism, Nazism, fascism and Japanese expansionism. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2008; US$ 42.95
Chief among the personnel at the Foreign Office is the Permanent Under-secretary, the senior civil servant who oversees the department and advises the Foreign Secretary. This book is a study of the twelve men who held this Office from 1854?1946. more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 139.00
Often the only time a nation evaluates the education of its armed forces is during the aftermath of a great military disaster. Even in the light of an overwhelming victory, such as the Gulf War, questions about how well military education was addressing the study of asymmetric warfare, the Revolution in Military Affairs, the role of non-state actors... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2010; US$ 134.95
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... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2002; US$ 139.00
Historians often ignore, treat cursorily, or relegate to footnotes specific incidents in international relations in order to facilitate the construction of a larger narrative. The contributors to this volume argue that researchers do so to their peril, as individual or seemingly isolated incidents can play significant roles in the overall course of... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 32.95
Using examples from the last two centuries, this collection of essays discusses the close links between technology and war. In the opening essay, distinguished historian William H. McNeill demonstrates the extent to which military technology has often led to differentiations among people, both within and between societies. The other studies examine... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 49.95
This new study brings together leading experts to show how the modern world began with the coming of the railway. They clearly explain why it had a greater impact than any other technical or industrial innovation before and completely redefined the limits of the civilized world. While the effect of railways on economic development is self-evident,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 53.95
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...