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Warfare & Terrorism

  • Wounds in the Middle Agesby Anne Kirkham; Cordelia Warr

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    This book focuses on the representation, perception and treatment of wounds in the Middle Ages. Contributors situate wounds within the context of religious belief before turning to theory, symbolism, and more grounded spheres involving the law and the battlefield. Adopting an innovative approach to the subject, this book will appeal to all those interested... more...

  • British Propaganda and Wars of Empireby Greg Kennedy; Christopher Tuck

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 124.95

    In order to provide a better understanding of the shifting nature of influence, this volume looks at how the British government employed various forms of persuasion to achieve its goals across the twentieth century. The collection provides a range of case studies to assess how effectively - or ineffectively - influence was brought to bear on an array... more...

  • Mad Mitch's Tribal Lawby Aaron Edwards

    Mainstream Publishing 2014; US$ 29.07

    Aden, 20 June 1967: two army Land Rovers burn ferociously in the midday sun. The bodies of British soldiers litter the road. Thick black smoke bellows above Crater town, home to insurgents who are fighting the British-backed Federation government. Crater had come to symbolise Arab nationalist defiance in the face of the world's most powerful empire.... more...

  • The Indian Army and the End of the Rajby Daniel Marston

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 76.00

    A unique examination of the role of the Indian army in post-World War II India during the run-up to Partition. more...

  • Democratic Militarismby Jonathan D. Caverley

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 24.00

    Examines the political and economic circumstances which lead democracies to build up their militaries and involve themselves in armed conflict. more...

  • The Indian Army on the Western Frontby George Morton-Jack

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    Recasts the role of the Indian Army on the Western Front, questioning why its performance was traditionally deemed a failure. more...

  • Everyday Violence in the Irish Civil Warby Gemma Clark

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 79.00

    Provides an innovative study of the violence experienced by non-combatants during the Irish Civil War of 1922?3. more...

  • The Big Snoopby Stuart Jr. Taylor

    Brookings Institution Press 2014; US$ 2.99

    When Edward Snowden hit the send button on a laptop in Hong Kong in June 2013, just shy of his 30th birthday, he became the poster boy for an acutely American conundrum: the tension between the government's constitutional commitment to the privacy of individuals and its responsibility for the safety of the nation. Stuart Taylor, Jr. reviews 200 years... more...

  • Political Roles and Military Rulersby Amos Perlmutter

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 171.95

    This book represents three decades of Perlmutter's experiences and observations. The author studies the relationship between the military and politics in Middle East, focusing mainly on Egypt as a case study. He concludes by analysing the effect this internal relationship has on military performance. more...

  • On The Path To Genocideby Deborah Mayersen

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 32.95

    Why did the Armenian genocide erupt in Turkey in 1915, only seven years after the Armenian minority achieved civil equality for the first time in the history of the Ottoman Empire?  How can we explain the Rwandan genocide occurring in 1994, after decades of relative peace and even cooperation between the Hutu majority and the Tutsi minority? Addressing,... more...