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- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 134.95
The thirty-eight papers published here represent a selection of those delivered at the Fifth International Conference on the Military Orders. Three deal with recent archaeological investigations at the Hospitaller castle at al-Marqab (Syria); others examine aspects of the history of the military orders in the Latin East and the Mediterranean, in Spain... more...
- Columbia University Press 2005; US$ 25.99
What happens to members of the United States Armed Forces after they die? Why do soldiers endanger their lives to recover the remains of their comrades? Why does the military spend enormous resources and risk further fatalities to recover the bodies of the fallen, even decades after the cessation of hostilities? Soldier Dead is the first book to... more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2012; US$ 109.95
This book documents the origins and development of formal physical training in the late Victorian Army and the ways in which the Army's gymnastic training evolved into a vital building block of the process of turning a civilian into a fighting man. It also assesses the nature and extent of British military sport, particularly regimental sports,... more...
- McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2012; US$ 45.00
With its mixture of famous battles and storied commanders, warfare in 4th century B.C. Greece has long held a fascination for military enthusiasts and the general public alike. Histories, biographies, and popular culture have turned the exploits of noted generals like Xenophon and Iphicrates of Athens, Epaminondas of Thebes, and the father-son team... more...
- Manchester University Press 2007; US$ 95.00
The ancient Greeks experienced war in many forms. By land and by sea, they conducted raids, ambushes, battles and sieges; they embarked on campaigns of intimidation, conquest and annihilation; they fought against fellow Greeks and non-Greeks.Drawing on a wealth of literary, epigraphic and archaeological material, this wide-ranging synthesis looks at... more...
- Baraka Books 2013; US$ 22.99
A comprehensive analysis, this book examines all the justifications and myths about the war on Libya and methodically dismantles them. It delineates the documentary history of events, processes, and decisions that led up to the war while underscoring its resulting consequences. Arguing that NATO?s war is part of a larger process of militarizing U.S.... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2012; US$ 144.95
This book deals with three developments the military faces: Changing missions, changing socio-economic and demographic conditions, and end of conscription. The military will have to change its view of the world, the nature of conflicts and its profession considerably. It faces a choice that will determine its position in society in the future. more...
- Constable & Robinson 2013; US$ 14.57
Since Vietnam, both the way we fight and our reasons for going to war have become much more complex.The importance of a conflict is determined not by its size or by the numbers of combatants involved but by its ripple effects and its influence upon future events. In a series of thrilling recreations of eight of the most significant encounters of the... more...