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History of military science

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  • The Origins Of Warby Arther Ferrill

    Westview Press 2008; US$ 29.99

    When did war begin? Standard military accounts tend to start with the Graeco-Persian wars, laying undue emphasis on the preeminence of Greek heavy infantry. But, as this strikingly original and entertaining book shows, the origins of war can be traced back not to the Iron Age, or even to the Bronze Age, but to the emergence of settled life itself... more...

  • Carl von Clausewitzby Olaf Rose

    De Gruyter 1995; US$ 63.00

    Seit Werner Hahlwegs Forschungen ist bekannt, welche Bedeutung das Werk des preußischen Generals Carl v. Clausewitz (1780-1831) für Lenins Verständnis vom Krieg hatte. Eine genaue Analyse der Wirkungsmächtigkeit auf die Militärdoktrin der UdSSR gab es jedoch bisher nicht. Rose weist nach, daß sich schon die zaristischen Generalstabsoffiziere intensiv... more...

  • Waffenbezeichnungen in althochdeutschen Glossenby Angelika O'Sullivan

    De Gruyter 2013; US$ 179.00

    For the first time, this volume combines linguistic analysis of glosses with cultural and archeological sources to develop a detailed presentation of Old High German names of weapons, covering the entire period of the Middle Ages. The dictionary of weapon names fills a major void in research and will serve as a valuable tool for researchers... more...

  • Das Militär und der Aufbruch in die Moderne 1860 bis 1890by Michael Epkenhans; Gerhard P. Groß

    De Gruyter 2003; US$ 49.00

    Das Zeitalter zwischen 1850 und 1890 war eine Epoche des Übergangs: Gesellschaft und Wirtschaft, Staat und Staatensystem, Kultur und Religion machen - anknüpfend an die Ideen der Aufklärung und der Französischen Revolution sowie in Folge des endgültigen Durchbruchs der Industriellen Revolution - einen revolutionären Wandlungsprozess durch. Die Frage,... more...

  • The Veterans' Transition Reviewby Michael Ashcroft

    Biteback Publishing 2014; US$ 0.00

    As the Prime Minister?s Special Representative on Veterans? Transition, Lord Ashcroft conducted a comprehensive review of all aspects of the move from a career in the Armed Forces to civilian life. The Veterans? Transition Review, published in February 2014, documents his findings and recommendations. Based on consultation with the Forces, the MOD... more...

  • Organisierte Gewalt in der europäischen Expansionby Dierk Walter

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2014; US$ 24.59

    Die aktuellen Interventionen westlicher Mächte in Drittweltländern haben vieles gemeinsam mit den unzähligen Gewaltkonflikten an der Peripherie seit der Eroberung Amerikas im 16. Jahrhundert. Wie ihre Vorgänger sind die modernen Imperialkriege vor allem von den Gegebenheiten des Raums und der ausgeprägten Asymmetrie von Militärorganisation, Ressourcen,... more...

  • Warfare in the Western World, 1882-1975by Jeremy Black

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 32.95

    In this companion volume to "Western Warfare, 1775-1882," Jeremy Black takes his analysis of modern warfare into the twentieth century. As before, a distinctive feature of the author's approach is the coverage of both land and naval warfare as well as conflict within the West and between Western and non-Western powers. Beginning with the British conquest... more...

  • Western Warfare, 1775-1882by Jeremy Black

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    This is a wide-ranging and comprehensive survey of warfare from the outbreak of the American War of Independence to the British conquest of Egypt. Drawing on both primary and secondary sources this book offers an unrivalled account of civil and international conflicts involving Western powers, integrating both naval and land warfare. This book covers... more...

  • Going Commandoby Mark Time

    John Blake Publishing 2015; US$ 8.74

    ‘TOUGH, TOUCHING… IT?S A RIGHT GOOD READ? - DAILY TELEGRAPH At 16, Mark Time wants to become either a geologist or a Royal Marines Commando. So which does he choose? Despite his love of basalt, he chooses the career that teaches him how to kill... and sh*t in plastic bags. Knowing his weak body will have to shape up to complete thirty weeks of... more...

  • Mudby C E Wood

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 15.95

    Napoleon delayed his attack at Waterloo to allow the mud to dry. Had he attacked earlier, he might have defeated Wellington before Blücher arrived. In November 1942, Russian mud stopped the Germans, who could not advance again until the temperature dropped low enough to freeze the mud. During the Vietnam War, ?Project Popeye? was an American attempt... more...