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Warfare & Terrorism

  • Dare To Be Freeby W.B. 'Sandy' Thomas

    Orion 2014; Not Available

    When the Germans invaded Crete in 1941, Sandy Thomas was shipped to the Greek mainland as one of their prisoners. Despite being severely wounded in the leg he attempted several escapes, including being carried out of his POW camp in a coffin. He finally succeeded in a spectacular escape, and made his way across Greece to Mount Athos, a rocky peninsula... more...

  • Dare To Be Freeby W.B. 'Sandy' Thomas

    Orion 2014; US$ 19.70

    When the Germans invaded Crete in 1941, Sandy Thomas was shipped to the Greek mainland as one of their prisoners. Despite being severely wounded in the leg he attempted several escapes, including being carried out of his POW camp in a coffin. He finally succeeded in a spectacular escape, and made his way across Greece to Mount Athos, a rocky peninsula... more...

  • Security, Clans and Tribesby Alexandra Lewis

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    Offering an introduction to clanism and tribalism in the Gulf of Aden area, Dr Lewis uses these concepts to analyse security in Yemen, Somalia, Somaliland and the broader region. This historical overview of conflict in each country, and the resulting threats of piracy and terrorism, will benefit both the casual reader and student of development. more...

  • Cultural Awareness in the Militaryby Robert Albro; Bill Ivey

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00

    Featuring chapters from social scientists directly engaged with the process, this volume offers a concise introduction to the U.S. military's effort to account for culture and increase its cultural capacity over the last decade. Contributors to this work consider some of the key challenges, lessons learned, and the limits of such efforts. more...

  • Contesting Securityby Thierry Balzacq

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    Contesting Security investigates to what extent the ?logic of security?, which underpins securitization, can be contained, rolled back or dismantled. Featuring legitimacy as a cement of security practices, this volume presents a detailed account of the "logic" which sustains security in order to develop a novel approach to the relation between... more...

  • Putting Terrorism in Contextby Gary LaFree; Laura Dugan; Erin Miller

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 145.00

    This book offers a guide to interpreting available statistical data on terrorism attacks around the world. The Global Terrorism Database (GTD) now includes more than 113,000 terrorist attacks, starting in 1970. By analyzing these data, researchers demonstrate how a very small number of terrorist attacks have had an outsized effect on attitudes... more...

  • War and Society in Medieval Wales 633-1283by Sean Davies

    University of Wales Press 2014;

    Wales’s development as a post-Roman successor state is established and traced in this groundbreaking study of medieval warfare and society. more...

  • The French Army and the First World Warby Elizabeth Greenhalgh

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 24.00

    Major new account of the role and performance of the French army in the First World War. more...

  • The European Union as a Diplomatic Actorby Joachim Koops; Gjovalin Macaj

    Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 105.00

    This collection brings together leading scholars and practitioners to assess the processes, institutions and outcomes of the EU's collective diplomatic engagement in the fields of security, human rights, trade and finance and environmental politics. It analyzes successes and failures in the EU's search for global influence in the post-Lisbon era. more...

  • Silent Nightby Stanley Weintraub

    Simon & Schuster UK 2014; Not Available

    SILENT NIGHT brings to life one of the most unlikely and touching events in the annals of war. In the early months of WWI, on Christmas Eve, men on both sides left their trenches, laid down their arms, and joined in a spontaneous celebration with their new friends, the enemy. For a brief, blissful time, remembered since in song and story, a world war... more...