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  • Origins of the Second World War Reconsideredby Gordon Martel

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    When A.J.P. Taylor's The Origins of the Second World War appeared in 1961 it made a profound impact. The book became a classic and a central point of reference in all discussion on the Second World War. The second edition of this distinguished collection, written by leading experts in the field, is designed to bring the state of the argument up... more...

  • Going to the Warsby Charles Carlton

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 42.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • The Origins of the First World Warby Ruth Henig

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 30.95

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • World War II in the Pacificby Stanley Sandler

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Stanley Sandler, one of America's most respected and best-known military historians, has brought together over 300 entries by some 200 specialists in the field to create the first encyclopedia specifically devoted to the Pacific Theatre of World War II. Extending far beyond battles and hardware, the coverage ranges from high policy-making, grand strategy,... more...

  • British Armour in the Normandy Campaignby John Buckley

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    The popular perception of the performance of British armour in the Normandy campaign of 1944 is one of failure and frustration. Despite overwhelming superiority in numbers, Montgomery's repeated efforts to employ his armour in an offensive manner ended in a disappointing stalemate. Explanation of these and other humiliating failures has centred predominantly... more...

  • British Naval Strategy East of Suez, 1900-2000by Greg Kennedy

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    This new collection of essays by a panel of established international scholars sheds new light on what some of those influences were and what actions were taken as a result of Britain's Far Eastern commitments. Not only are new evidence and approaches to those issues addressed presented, but new avenues for further research are clearly outlined.... more...

  • Military Leadership in the British Civil Wars, 1642-1651by Stanley D.M. Carpenter

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Despite the wealth of British Civil Wars studies, little work addresses the nature of military leadership effectiveness in terms of the eventual result -parliamentary victory. It is no longer sufficient to credit religion, economics, localism or constitutional concepts for the outcome without considering the role of effective military leadership. The... more...

  • Rethinking Military Historyby Jeremy Black

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 33.95

    Rethinking Military History is a bold new 'thought book' that reconsiders military history at the beginning of the twenty-first century. The chapters provide a valuable and concise survey of the main themes in the study of military history from 1500 to the present day as Jeremy Black reveals the main trends in the practice and approach to military... more...

  • The Origins of the Second World War 1933-1941by Ruth Henig

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 30.95

    Updated and expanded throughout to take into consideration the most up-to-date historical research, this new edition of The Origins of the Second World War analyzes the reasons for the outbreak of the Second World War. Experienced historian Ruth Henig considers: * the long-term factors that led to war * the effect of British appeasement policies... more...

  • Britain and Ballistic Missile Defence, 1942-2002by Jeremy Stocker

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 210.00

    Britain was the first country to come under sustained ballistic missile attack, during 1944-45. Defence against ballistic missiles has been a persistent, if highly variable, subject of political policy and technical investigation ever since. The British Second World War experience of trying to counter the V-2 attacks contained many elements of subsequent... more...