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Military and naval history

  • 1812by Walter R. Borneman

    HarperCollins 2009; US$ 13.99

    In June 1812 the still-infant United States had the audacity to declare war on the British Empire. Fought between creaking sailing ships and armies often led by bumbling generals, the ensuing conflict featured a tit-for-tat "You burned our capital, so we'll burn yours" and a legendary battle unknowingly fought after the signing of a peace treaty.... more...

  • 1917by Ian F.W. Beckett

    BRILL 2009; US$ 115.00

    In the fourth year of the Great War, the growing military, political, social and economic costs hit all existing belligerents while as yet uncommitted states joined the global conflict. For states as yet uncommitted to war, such as the US and China, 1917 was a year of decision. This title illustrates the crucial significance of this pivotal year. more...

  • ANZACS on the Western Frontby Peter Pedersen; Chris Roberts

    Wiley 2012; US$ 55.00

    Dr Peter Pedersen is Head of the Research Centre at the Australian War Memorial and one of Australia's leading military historians. He has written seven books on Australia in the First World War and led many battlefield tours to the Western Front. He was magnificently assisted in the preparation of this guide by Brigadier Chris Roberts AM, CSC (Retd). more...

  • Advances in Mergers and Acquisitionsby Sydney Finkelstein; Cary L. Cooper

    Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2013; US$ 124.95

    This volume brings together the best research in acquisition strategy by leading scholars in the field of mergers and acquisitions. Important new findings in this volume detail how cultural considerations and differences help to predict the success or failure of an acquisition strategy. more...

  • After the Fallby Thomas J. Laub

    Oxford University Press 2009; US$ 38.99

    German policy in occupied France during the Second World War was in many ways a story of bitter internal conflict between the various German agencies in charge of the occupation. After the Fall provides a detailed analysis of the struggle between these different agencies, highlighting the significant differences in ideology, policy, and method between... more...

  • Aftermath: The Remnants of Warby Donovan Webster

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2011; US$ 16.00

    In riveting and revelatory detail, Aftermath documents the ways in which wars have transformed the terrain of the battlefield into landscapes of memory and enduring terror: in France, where millions of acres of farmland are cordoned off to all but a corps of demolition experts responsible for the undetonated bombs and mines of World War I that are... more...

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

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 125.00

    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...

  • Agincourtby Juliet Barker

    Little, Brown and Company 2008; US$ 9.99

    Waged almost six centuries ago, the Battle of Agincourt still captivates. It is the classic underdog story, and generations have wondered how the English--outmanned by the French six to one--could have succeeded so bravely and brilliantly. Drawing on a wide range of sources, Juliet Barker paints a gripping narrative of the October 1415 clash between... more...

  • Alexander the Great: Lessons in Strategyby David J. Lonsdale

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95

    This book offers a strategic analysis of one of the most outstanding military careers in history, identifying the most pertinent strategic lessons from the campaigns of Alexander the Great. David Lonsdale argues that since the core principles of strategy are eternal, the study and analysis of historical examples have value to the modern theorist... more...

  • The All-Americans at War: The 82nd Division in the Great War, 1917-1918by James Cooke

    ABC-CLIO 1999; US$ 118.00

    This is the first study to analyze the content, training, and performance of a World War I draft division from its formation onward. The 82nd division consisted heavily of non-English speaking European immigrants and conscripts fresh from farming towns in Tennessee and North Carolina. Despite these apparent obstacles, it would evolve into an effective... more...