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Warfare & Terrorism

  • The SAS 1983?2014by Leigh Neville; Peter Dennis

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 11.99

    Highly-trained and immensely skilled, the SAS are widely regarded as one of the best Special Forces units in the world. Their missions are uniquely diverse, ranging from counter-terrorist responses at home and abroad; counter-insurgency in collaboration with US Delta Force and other foreign Special Forces; mobile operations in support of conventional... more...

  • French Foreign Legion 1831?71by Martin Windrow; Gerry Embleton

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 10.99

    Concluding his bestselling series on the French Foreign Legion, Martin Windrow explores the formation and development of the Legion during its 'first generation'. Raised in 1831, the Legion's formative years would see it fight continuous and savage campaigns in Algeria, aid the Spanish government in the Carlist War, join the British in the Crimean... more...

  • Austro-Hungarian Cruisers and Destroyers 1914?18by Ryan K. Noppen; Paul Wright

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 10.99

    At the outbreak of World War I Austria-Hungary had four modern light cruisers and twenty modern destroyers at their disposal, constructed in the early 20th century to defend their growing overseas interests. It was these fast light vessels, not the fleet's prized battleships, which saw most action during the war; from the bombardment of enemy batteries... more...

  • Rogue Starsby Andrea Sfiligoi; Johan Egerkrans

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 11.99

    Rogue Stars is a character-based science fiction skirmish wargame, where players command crews of bounty hunters, space pirates, merchants, prospectors, smugglers, mercenary outfits, planetary police and other such shady factions from the fringes of galactic civilisation. Crews can vary in size, typically from four to six, and the character and crew... more...

  • Chosen Menby Mark Latham; Mark Stacey

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 11.99

    Chosen Men is a set of fast-action skirmish rules detailing the bloody skirmishes between light troops in the Napoleonic Wars. The primary focus of the game is on soldiers and NCOs in light 'flank' companies, as they scout ahead of larger forces and take part in man-to-man actions against enemy skirmishers. Although the game allows for the formation... more...

  • Mobilizing the Russian Nationby Melissa Kirschke Stockdale

    Cambridge University Press 2016; US$ 80.00

    This study of Russian mobilization in the Great War explores how the war shaped national identity and conceptions of citizenship. more...

  • The Battle of Batocheby Walter Hildebrandt; Jean Teillet

    Talonbooks 2016; US$ 24.99

    After Batoche, everything changed for the Métis people and for Canada as well, especially in Québec. more...

  • Torture and the Twilight of Empireby Marnia Lazreg

    Princeton University Press 2016; US$ 24.95 US$ 22.70

    Torture and the Twilight of Empire looks at the intimate relationship between torture and colonial domination through a close examination of the French army's coercive tactics during the Algerian war from 1954 to 1962. By tracing the psychological, cultural, and political meanings of torture at the end of the French empire, Marnia Lazreg also sheds... more...

  • The Dreadnought and the Edwardian Ageby Andrew Lambert; Robert J. Blyth

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    HMS Dreadnought (1906) is closely associated with the age of empire, the Anglo-German antagonism and the naval arms race before the First World War. Yet it was also linked with a range of other contexts - political and cultural, national and international - that were central to the Edwardian period. The chapters in this volume investigate these contexts... more...

  • Doctrine and Reform in the British Cavalry 1880?1918by Stephen Badsey

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 54.95

    A prevalent view among historians is that both horsed cavalry and the cavalry charge became obviously obsolete in the second half of the nineteenth century in the face of increased infantry and artillery firepower, and that officers of the cavalry clung to both for reasons of prestige and stupidity. It is this view, commonly held but rarely supported... more...