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Military and naval history

  • Alexander Leslie and the Scottish Generals of the Thirty Years' War, 1618?1648by Alexia Grosjean; Steve Murdoch

    Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 52.95

    Field Marshal Alexander Leslie was the highest ranking commander from the British Isles to serve in the Thirty Years? War. Though Leslie?s life provides the thread that runs through this work, the authors use his story to explore the impacts of the Thirty Years? War, the British Civil Wars and the age of Military Revolution. more...

  • The Handy Military History Answer Bookby Samuel Willard Crompton

    Visible Ink Press 2015; US$ 18.99

    Brutality and fear. Heroism and sacrifice. Military history is a fascinating, complex, and often contradictory subject. War and fighting between tribes, clans, groups and countries has been with us forever. Great leaders, great villains, pivotal moments and events become transformative, causing political, social, and technological upheavals, which... more...

  • The Essential Thirty Years Warby Tryntje Helfferich

    Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 2015; US$ 13.50

    This abridgment of Tryntje Helfferich's acclaimed 2009 anthology The Thirty Years War features an expanded General Introduction and annotation designed to support student readings in swift-moving surveys of European and World history. more...

  • Rethinking Military Historyby Jeremy Black

    Taylor and Francis 2014; 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 Rise of the Great Powers 1648 - 1815by Derek Mckay; H.M. Scott; D Mckay

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 73.95

    The heyday of the European states system was in the century before the First World War. How the system of five great powers in conscious equilibrium came into being is the central theme of this book. more...

  • Visiting the Somme & Ypres Battlefields Made Easyby Gareth Hughes

    Pen and Sword 2014; US$ 13.50

    This splendid and timely book will be invaluable to those visiting the battlefields, sites, museums, memorials and cemeteries of France and Belgium. It is intended for those planning and leading school groups and similar parties but is also ideal for individual/family visitors. Rather than list every site etc it provides realistic itineraries to the... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2014; 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...

  • Those We Forgetby David Noonan

    Melbourne University Press 2014; US$ 33.32

    The official Australian casualty statistics suffered by the men of the Australian Imperial Force in the First World War are seriously wrong, with significant inaccuracies and omissions. more...

  • First World War For Dummiesby Se?n Lang

    Wiley 2014; US$ 22.99 US$ 20.92

    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 Age of Absolutism (Routledge Revivals)by Max Beloff

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 48.95

    The end of eighteenth century is often regarded as the watershed between the feudal Europe of the Middle Ages and the modern Europe of the nineteenth century and beyond. The chronology covered in this title, first published in 1954, is vast, but covers an intellectually stimulating and exciting period of European history. The pinnacle of absolute... more...