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Military and naval history

  • First World War For Dummiesby Se?n Lang

    Wiley 2014; US$ 22.99

    From the Somme to Gallipoli to the home front, First World War For Dummies provides an authoritative, accessible, and engaging introduction to the War to End All Wars. It takes a global perspective of this global conflict, proving insight into the actions and motivations of the participants and how each nation’s story fits into the wider one.... more...

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to the Thirty Years' Warby Peter Schröder; Olaf Asbach

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 144.95

    This Companion is designed to provide scholars and graduate students with a comprehensive and authoritative overview of research on one of the most destructive conflicts in European history. It brings together leading scholars in the field to synthesize the range of existing research on the war, which is still fragmented and divided along national... more...

  • Zwischen Normierung und Rüstungswettlaufby Verena Ritter-Döring

    Nomos Verlagsgesellschaft 2014; US$ 137.09

    Warum gibt es eine Haager Landkriegsordnung, aber keine Haager Seekriegsordnung? Motiviert durch diese Frage werden die seekriegsrechtlichen Abkommen und Kodifikationsbemühungen im Zeitraum zwischen 1856, dem Jahr der Pariser Erklärung, und 1914, dem Ausbruch des Ersten Weltkriegs, betrachtet. Ein Schwerpunkt der Arbeit... more...

  • Ostdeutsche Kriminalliteratur nach der Wendeby Gerhard Schilling; Stefan Neuhaus

    Tectum Verlag 2014; US$ 22.53

    In der DDR-Literatur galt der Kriminalroman als das literarische Medium, das den Alltag der Menschen am besten widerspiegeln konnte. Über Fiktionen konnten Konflikte, Wünsche und Ängste verschiedenster Bevölkerungsgruppen der ostdeutschen Gesellschaft thematisiert werden. Nach der Wende beschäftigen sich viele Krimis mit der Aufarbeitung der DDR-Geschichte,... more...

  • The Age of Absolutism 1660-1815 (Routledge Revivals)by Max Beloff

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 44.95

    The chronology covered in this title, first published in 1954, is vast, and yet covers an intellectually stimulating and exciting period of European history. The pinnacle of absolute monarchy is cemented in Louis XIV?s France, eventually giving way to reform and revolution; the Russian Empire becomes an important player on the Western stage under... more...

  • Encyclopedia of Warfareby Adrian Gilbert

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 195.00

    First Published in 2001. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Dictionary of Warsby George Childs Kohn

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 150.00

    Provides summaries of all notable wars from earliest recorded history to the present day. It gives quick, useful, and accurate information - the who, where, when, what, why and how on the more than 1,800 recorded wars in human history. more...

  • Rome Against Caratacusby Graham Webster

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 36.95

    By interpreting the ancient historical accounts and piecing together the masses of archaeological evidence, Dr Webster has brilliantly reconstructed this central period of the Claudian Conquest of Britain and its immediate aftermath. more...

  • Nuntiatur des Ciriaco Rocci. Ausserordentliche Nuntiatur des Girolamo Grimaldi (1631?1633)by Rotraud Becker

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 252.00

    The correspondence presented in this edited volume took place between the Papal nuncios at the Imperial Court and the Roman Curia between September 1631 and May 1633. These letters were written during the period of the great Swedish invasion of Germany, the recall of Wallenstein, and the death of King Gustavus Adolphus. Beyond documenting the military... more...

  • Westphaliaby Derek Croxton

    Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 115.00

    This sweeping, exhaustively researched history is the first comprehensive account of the Peace of Westphalia in English. Bringing together the latest scholarship with an engaging narrative, it retraces the historical origins of the Peace, exploring its political-intellectual underpinnings and placing it in a broad global and chronological context.... more...