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- ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 57.00
If Europe, Russia, and international bodies such as the U.N. and NATO end up playing a more prominent role in Iraq's immediate future, all parties, including the United States, would do well to revisit the lessons learned during the U.S.-led war in Kosovo in 1999. As a confrontation over Kosovo's final push for independence looms, this book offers... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 18.94
Military drummers have played a crucial role in warfare throughout history. Soldiers marched to battle to the sound of the drums and used the beat to regulate the loading and re-loading of their weapons during the battle. Drummers wre also used to raise morale during the fight. This is the first work to chart the rise of drums in military use and how... more...
- The History Press 2012; US$ 21.86
Many thousands of different types of vehicles were used by the armies during the Second World War for various roles, including the fighting vehicles such as armoured cars and tanks. Today these are very popular with enthusiasts who restore these historic vehicles to their pristine state and attend specialist gatherings around the country and across... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 27.69
In modern society the thought that someone would organise a deadly competition with a rival, risking his life over a point of honour, is incomprehensible. That this form of resolution would become an accepted 'sport', with noble gentlemen even possessing sets of special duelling pistols, is insane. This fascinating history of the practice of duelling... more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 21.86
By the time the guns fell silent on 11 November 1918, vast tracts of the European landscape had been so utterly devastated by artillery fire that they were virtually unrecognisable. Of all the many weapons invented by man for the purpose of waging war, artillery must rank among the most destructive of all. Through detailed research, John Norris has... more...
- Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 20.97
The bayonet is an essential item of a soldier's kit even on today's modern hi-tech battlefield. This work examines the origins of this humble weapon and the 'cult of the bayonet' as espoused by the Russian General Alexander Suvorov who asserted that “The bullet misses, the bayonet does not”. The first bayonets appeared in France in the... more...
- Wiley 2000; US$ 192.00 US$ 166.40
Total Area Networking ATM,IP, Frame Relay and SMDS Explained Second Edition John Atkins and Mark Norris BT, UK Total Area Networking explains how high-speed communications allow local facilities to become part of a more global network. This concept is the essential basis for super-connectivity, when the user sees a distributed set of network-based... more...
- Elsevier Science 2005; US$ 72.95
Corporate Social Responsiblity is based on critical insight gained by analysing four large companies? experiences of corporate social responsibility. This study highlights the inadequacies of social and ethical reporting by business, both in terms of the ad-hoc nature of the information currently reported, and the absence of internal reporting.... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 54.95
Lawrence Stenhouse was one of the most distinguished, original and influential educationalists of his generation. His theories about curriculum, curriculum development, pedagogy, teacher research, and research as a basis for teaching remain compelling and fresh and continue to be a counterpoint to instrumental and technocratic thinking in education.... more...
- Oxford University Press 2001; US$ 75.99 US$ 65.35
In this work, Norris and Hachinski have recruited an international group of experts to provide a comprehensive, critical review of the evidence on the primary and secondary prevention of cerebrovascular disease and to translate this information into clinical practice. more...