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  • Rorke's Drift & Isandlwana 1879by Chris Peers

    The History Press 2017; US$ 15.99

    Rorke?s Drift and Isandlwana, both 1879, are undoubtedly the most famous of Britain?s imperial battles, the former the subject of one of the nation?s top war movies, Zulu, even if it wasn't actually filmed there. With South Africa becoming a more popular tourist destination, never has there been a better time to visit these iconic battlefields and... more...

  • A Companion to the Falklands Warby Gregory Fremont-Barnes

    The History Press 2017; US$ 15.99

    This accessible yet comprehensive companion to the Falklands War will be a welcome addition to any enthusiast?s shelves. more...

  • Boys in Zincby Svetlana Alexievich; Andrew Bromfield

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 14.09

    The haunting history of the Soviet-Afghan War from the winner of the Nobel Prize in Literature 2015 - A new translation based on the updated text - From 1979 to 1989 Soviet troops engaged in a devastating war in Afghanistan that claimed thousands of casualties on both sides. While the Soviet Union talked about a 'peace-keeping' mission, the... more...

  • Thucydides on the Outbreak of Warby S.N. Jaffe

    OUP Oxford 2017; US$ 89.99

    This book offers a new reading of Thucydides' famous account of the origins of the Peloponnesian War. more...

  • Durham City in the Great Warby Stephen Wynn

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 10.70

    Durham was, and still is, one of the country's oldest and best-loved cites. The very name was synonymous with dedication, dependability and determination. Men from the city answered the call to arms with an eerie normality, no matter what their age or social class. Many had been miners before the war and had spent their working life down a pit, but... more...

  • Dover in the Great Warby Stephen Wynn

    Pen and Sword 2017; US$ 10.70

    Situated on the south coast of England, geographically and strategically, Dover more than played its part in the First World War. It was from its harbor that the many vessels of the Dover Patrol set about preventing German ships from using the English Channel. It was undoubtedly one of the most important Royal Naval units that Britain had during the... more...

  • Genocide in the Ottoman Empireby George N. Shirinian

    Berghahn Books 2017; US$ 69.95

    The final years of the Ottoman Empire were catastrophic ones for its non-Turkish, non-Muslim minorities. From 1913 to 1923, its rulers deported, killed, or otherwise persecuted staggering numbers of citizens in an attempt to preserve "Turkey for the Turks," setting a modern precedent for how a regime can commit genocide in pursuit of political ends... more...

  • Reinventing the Propellerby Jeremy R. Kinney

    Cambridge University Press 2017; US$ 96.00

    This book explores a technology that transformed airplanes into safe, practical tools of war and a means of transportation during the first half of the twentieth century. more...

  • How Long will South Africa Survive? (2nd Edition)by Johnson RW

    Jonathan Ball Publishers 2017; US$ 15.99

    In 1977 R W Johnson?s best-selling How Long Will South Africa Survive? provided a controversial analysis of the survival prospects of the apartheid regime. Now, after more than twenty years of ANC rule, he believes the situation has become so critical that the question must be posed again. He moves from an analysis of Jacob Zuma?s rule to the increasingly... more...

  • The FN Minimi Light Machine Gunby Chris McNab

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 11.99

    In 1974, renowned Belgian arms company Fabrique Nationale brought out a ground-breaking new light machine gun, the Minimi. Its success has been meteoric, arming more than 45 countries around the world. The Minimi offers the ultimate in portable firepower. Firing the high-velocity 5.5645mm round, the Minimi is a gas-operated, lightweight, belt- or... more...