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  • War and Society in Early Modern Europeby Frank Tallett

    Taylor and Francis 2010; US$ 49.95

    War and Society in Early Modern Europe takes a fresh approach to military history. Rather than looking at tactics and strategy, it aims to set warfare in social and institutional contexts. Focusing on the early-modern period in western Europe, Frank Tallett gives an insight into the armies and shows how warfare had an impact on different social groups,... more...

  • Warfare in World Historyby Michael S. Neiberg

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 35.95

    Despite the catastrophic effects of war, wars have also proved to be instrumental to long-term change in world history This text is the first of its kind to survey how warfare has developed from ancient times to the present day and the role it has played in shaping the world we know. The periods discussed include: * the pre-gunpowder era * the development... 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...

  • World War II in the Pacificby Stanley Sandler

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 325.00

    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...

  • The Second World War, Vol. 2by Robin Havers

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 100.00

    While many of the participants were the same as the First World War, this conflict was far more than a re-match of 1914-1918. The Second World War was even more destructive than the first and the added ideological element meant that this war was far more cruel. This book details the first four years of the war in Europe. It discusses how and why Hitler's... 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$ 188.00

    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...

  • 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...

  • Warfare and Society in Imperial Rome, C. 31 BC-AD 280by Brian Campbell

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 45.95

    This well-documented study of the Roman army provides a crucial aid to understanding the Roman Empire in economic, social and political terms. Employing numerous examples, Brian Campbell explores the development of the Roman army and the expansion of the Roman Empire from 31 BC-280 AD. When Augustus established a permanent, professional army, this... more...