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Warfare & Terrorism

  • Frederick the Great and the Seven Years' War, 1756-1763by Herbert J. Redman

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 49.95

    The Seven Years' War (1756-1763), known as the French and Indian War in North America, was perhaps the first war that could properly be called a world war. It involved the major European countries, North and Central America, the coast of West Africa, the Philippines, and India. A major player in the war was Frederick the Great (1712-1786), the... more...

  • Emergency Management and Social Intelligenceby Charna R. Epstein; Ameya Pawar; Scott. C. Simon

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 89.95

    Supplying an understanding of social vulnerability and its interplay with emergency management, this book provides information on garnering information to adapt emergency plans for emergency situations. It includes a historical analysis of how disaster monies have been spent as well as how it has been allocated so that it didn?t mitigate future... more...

  • After Ethnic Conflictby Cvete Koneska

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95

    After Ethnic Conflict: Policy-making in Post-conflict Bosnia and Macedonia investigates how sensitive policy issues can be resolved in the aftermath of war by investigating how political elites interact and make decisions in ethnically divided societies. Focusing on the interactions between political elites and attempts to reach agreement across ethnic... more...

  • Aftermathby Nicholas Martin; Tim Haughton; Pierre Purseigle

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 119.95

    Focusing on three of the defining moments of the twentieth century - the end of the two World Wars and the collapse of the Iron Curtain - this volume presents a rich, interdisciplinary collection of authoritative essays, covering a wide range of thematic, regional and methodological perspectives. By re-examining these traumatic years it illuminates... more...

  • The Social War, 91 to 88 BCEby Christopher J. Dart

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    Ancient sources preserve scant information about the conflict, but the Social War is widely recognised as having been immensely important in the unification of Roman Italy. In response to the conflicting accounts and contradictory interpretations of modern scholarship, this book provides a new, comprehensive reassessment of the events surrounding the... more...

  • Places of Memoryby Katie Digan

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    Places of Memory examines the post-war history of the site where the 1942 Wannsee Conference was held. The author analyses the different uses of the house to investigate how a site turns into a site of memory. more...

  • The Oxford Handbook of the Use of Force in International Lawby Marc Weller; Alexia Solomou

    Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 249.99

    The prohibition of the use of force in international law is one of the major achievements of international law in the past century. The attempt to outlaw war as a means of national policy and to establish a system of collective security after both World Wars resulted in the creation of the United Nations Charter, which remains a principal point of... more...

  • A Box of Sandby Charles Stephenson

    Tattered Flag 2014; US$ 13.99

    This is the first book in the English language to offer an analysis of a conflict that, in so many ways, raised the curtain on the Great War. In September 1911, Italy declared war on the once mighty, transcontinental Ottoman Empire - but it was an Empire in decline. The ambitious Italy decided to add to her growing African empire by attacking Ottoman-ruled... more...

  • Critical Perspectives on Counter-terrorismby Lee Jarvis; Michael Lister

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 135.00

    This volume examines the rationale, effectiveness and consequences of counter terrorism practices from a range of perspectives and cases. The book critically interrogates contemporary counter-terrorism powers from military campaigns and repression through to the prosecution of terrorist suspects, counter-terrorism policing, counter-radicalisation... more...

  • The Ecology of War in Chinaby Micah S. Muscolino

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 68.00

    This book explores the interplay between war and the environment in Henan Province from 1938?50. more...