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- BRILL 2005; US$ 166.00
Research and instrumentation in warfare since 1500 demonstrates the rise of the scientific military, the complicated interaction with military institutions, and details of how scientists and engineers developed artillery and explosives, surveying and geophysics, pilot testing and siegework, and the role of national and university laboratories. more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2006; US$ 33.00
This book provides a concise and accessible introduction to modern military history. The collection is a clear and up to date survey of the significant debates, interpretations and historiographical shifts for a series of key themes in military history. Each chapter is supported by notes and a brief bibliography outlining further reading. more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2007; US$ 14.95
CITY FIGHTS Selected Histories of Urban Combat from World War II to Vietnam Edited by Colonel John Antal and Maj. Bradley Gericke ?Urban terrain will likely be the predominant battlefield of future wars.? As September 11 and Somalia proved, hostile forces are now engaging America differently, avoiding open combat with our enormous military, striking... more...
- Pearson Education 2004; US$ 23.99
Students, if you are preparing for the ASVAB exam, get ready for it with the best— ASVAB Exam Cram . Verbal, math, science and technical skill sets are all covered in this succinct review guide. By giving you examples, test-taking advice and tips and a CD with a powerful test engine to practice with, ASVAB Exam Cram will help you perform at the... more...
- Touchstone 2010; US$ 23.95
In this impressive work, van Creveld considers man's use of technology over the past 4,000 years and its impact on military organization, weaponary, logistics, intelligence, communications, transportation, and command. This revised paperback edition has been updated to include an account of the range of technology in the recent Gulf War. more...
- Wiley 2010; US$ 24.99 US$ 21.99
About the Contents: Introduction Forms and format of the ASVAB Taking the test Scoring FAQs Part I: ASVAB Diagnostic Test Part II: Subject Area Review General Science Arithmetic Reasoning Word Knowledge Paragraph Comprehension Auto and Shop Information Mathematics Knowledge Mechanical Comprehension Electronics Information Assembling... more...
- Wilfrid Laurier University Press 2006; US$ 32.95
Using examples from the last two centuries, this collection of essays discusses the close links between technology and war. In the opening essay, distinguished historian William H. McNeill demonstrates the extent to which military technology has often led to differentiations among people, both within and between societies. The other studies examine... more...
- Lexington Books 2011; US$ 82.99
In Military Brass vs. Civilian Academics at the National War College: A Clash of Cultures, Howard J. Wiarda uses his first-hand experience to examine the conflict between the two cultures, military and civilian, that coexist uneasily at the College. He also explores the issues-tenure, academic freedom, research, teaching-that divide them. While this... more...
- Random House 2011; US$ 18.32
The definitive history of warfare told by Britain's foremost military historian. John Keegan?s masterpiece is a work of breath-taking scope that not only chronicles the history of warfare, but unearths lessons on the nature of humanity. Stretching across centuries and continents, from the Empire of Babylon to the Somme, A History of Warfare studies... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2010; US$ 17.85
Erstmals erscheint in deutscher Sprache ein Abriss der Geschichte des Söldnerwesens von den Anfängen der europäischen Staatsbildung bis in die Gegenwart. Ein Vergleich der Handelskompanien, die als Speerspitze in der Unterwerfung außereuropäischer Völker dienten, mit den heutigen Militär- und Sicherheitsunternehmen lenkt den Blick auf Kontinuitäten... more...