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  • Secret History of Chemical Warfareby Nick McCamley

    Pen and Sword 2007; US$ 9.99

    This book offers a full examination and description of all the toxic chemical and microbiological agents, either tested, manufactured or used since 1914. It identifies the major research, testing and manufacturing plants worldwide with special emphasis on the UK and North America. Among the British sites are Porton Down (Wiltshire), Sutton Oak (Lancashire),... more...

  • If By Chanceby Major General John Strawson

    Pan Macmillan 2013; US$ 10.05

    Could Napoleon have won the battle of Waterloo? And what would have happened if he had? Or suppose Nelson had not destroyed the French fleet at Aboukir, would Napoleon have conquered India and become Emperor of the East? What if Hitler had not halted his panzer forces before Dunkirk and had entrapped the entire British Expeditionary Force? How would... more...

  • Washington's Warby Michael Rose

    Orion 2013; US$ 7.99

    The story of how George Washington beat the British out of America - and how Iraqi insurgents are now using the same tactics to push the Americans out of Iraq In 1775, George Washington took command of a ragbag army of American insurgents and took on the might of the British Army. Through a brilliant campaign of ambush and indirect attacks, he... more...

  • Haig's Intelligenceby Jim Beach

    Cambridge University Press 2013; US$ 29.00

    Haig's Intelligence confronts a perennial question about the British on the Western Front: why did they think they were winning? more...

  • Perspectives on Nationalism and Warby J. Comaroff; P. Stern

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 67.95

    This volume considers recent studies that move beyond primordialism and its antithesis, social constructivism, to search for new insights to illuminate the nature of nationalism and its link to war. The authors also explore the role of shared interests, the history of peoples, elites and states, political imperatives, propaganda, and psychological... more...

  • Problematics of Military Powerby Michael S. Drake

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    This book traces the relations between the organization of violence and social and political order from ancient Rome to early modern Europe. Following the work of Michel Foucault, the author studies the ways authority, obedience and forms of self-conduct were produced by the micro-techniques used to govern the bodies of violence deployed in different... more...

  • The Gulf War of 1991 Reconsideredby Andrew J. Bacevich; Efraim Inbar

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    The Gulf War of 1991 Reconsidered subjects one of the formative events of the post-Cold War era and a watershed in Middle Eastern international politics to a comprehensive reassessment. Condidering events from Arab, Israeli and American view points, the book examines the Gulf War's historical origins, conduct and legacy. more...

  • China's Emergence as a Defense Technological Powerby Tai Ming Cheung

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 54.95

    China is flexing its growing military and strategic clout in the pursuit of broadening national security interests. At the same time, the country?s economic and technology policies have also become more nationalistic, state-centered, and ambitious. China?s defense economy has set its sights on catching up with the West by the beginning of the 2020s... more...

  • Armed Forces in the Middle Eastby Thomas Keaney; Barry Rubin

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 57.95

    An examination of the Middle East's leading armed forces and their role in both military and political affairs. The book considers their missions, doctrine, training, equipment and effectiveness as fighting forces. more...

  • Low Intensity Operationsby Frank Kitson K.C.B. C.B.E. M.C.

    Faber & Faber 2013; US$ 14.57

    Low Intensity Operations is an important, controversial and prophetic book that has had a major influence on the conduct of modern warfare. First published in 1971, it was the result of an academic year Frank Kitson spent at University College, Oxford, under the auspices of the Ministry of Defence, to write a paper on the way in which the army should... more...