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  • If By Chanceby Major General John Strawson

    Pan Macmillan 2013; US$ 10.18

    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...

  • The Imperial Cruiseby James Bradley

    Little, Brown and Company 2009; US$ 24.00

    In 1905 President Teddy Roosevelt dispatched Secretary of War William Howard Taft on the largest U.S. diplomatic mission in history to Hawaii, Japan, the Philippines, China, and Korea. Roosevelt's glamorous twenty-one year old daughter Alice served as mistress of the cruise, which included senators and congressmen. On this trip, Taft concluded secret... more...

  • To Dare and to Conquerby Derek Leebaert

    Little, Brown and Company 2009; US$ 20.00

    The Fifty-Year Wound is the first cohesively integrated history of the Cold War, one replete with important lessons for today. Drawing upon literature, strategy, biography, and economics -- plus an inside perspective from the intelligence community -- Derek Leebaert explores what Americans sacrificed at the same time that they achieved the longest... more...

  • Kursk Downby Clyde Burleson

    Grand Central Publishing 2008; US$ 14.00

    The true story of the sinking of the Russian nuclear submarine in the Barents Sea on August 12, 2000. Hailed as "unsinkable, " the "Kursk" was on maneuvers when mysterious explosions rocked the sub, causing it to sink to the bottom of the sea with its 118-man crew. This in-depth look at the disaster reveals previously unreleased information from family... 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...