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- Oxbow Books 2011; US$ 25.00
The Roman Empire depended on the power of its armies to defend and extend the imperial borders, enabling it to dominate much of Europe, Northern Africa and the Middle East. Success was, in large part, founded on well-trained, well-disciplined soldiers who were equipped with the most advanced arms and armour available at that time. This is the story... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2010; US$ 24.99
What is total war? Definitions abound, but one thing is certain?the concept of total war has come to be seen as a defining concept of the modern age. In The Age of Total War , celebrated historian Jeremy Black explores the rise and demise of an era of total war, which he defines in terms of the intensity of the struggle, the range (geographical... more...
- De Gruyter 2014; US$ 84.00
Aristocratic culture and legal culture were heavily interlinked during the Early Modern period. The essays in this compendium disclose a European perspective on problems in the juridification of social commerce, participation in the design and implementation of legal standards, and ultimately on the question of how juridification affected... more...
- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 84.99
The military has long been associated with hard power, yet it is engaged in public diplomacy as it represents the U.S. abroad and facilitates the diffusion of ideas. Military Soft Power examines one such aspect of U.S. public diplomacy: how the United States extends its influence or ?soft power? worldwide through military educational exchange... more...
- Wiley 2014; US$ 22.99 US$ 18.39
Your mission is an AFQT 99th percentile score – emerge victorious! If you're hoping to enter the military, the ASVAB may be the most important test you'll ever take. Your scores from the AFQT portion of the test determine your placement, and the minimum standards are rising along with increases in enlistment. You need great scores to be an... more...
- The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 28.00
The Citizen Soldiers explores the military reform movement that took its name from the famous Business Men's Military Training Camps at Plattsburg, New York. It also illuminates the story of two exceptional men: General Leonard Wood, the rambunctious and controversial former Rough Rider who galvanized the Plattsburg Idea with his magnetic personality;... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 158.00
Inside Ancient Greece provides readers with a comprehensive introduction to one of the most fascinating cultures of the ancient world. Each title focuses on specific aspects of life in ancient Greece, and offers vivid close-ups of its art and architecture, history, literature, government, religion and mythology, warfare, and more. This volume presents... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 38.95
Brian Campbell has selected and translated a wide range of pieces from the ancient military writers who tell us about the technical aspects of military practice and the management of armies. The pieces cover a fascinating range of topics - battle formations and manoeuvres, different types of troops, the art of generalship, methods for conducting... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
A new investigation of the role of the modern soldier/diplomat and the nature of military negotiation, in comparison with negotiation in other key contexts. This new book presents a detailed analysis of the role of the military in current operations as negotiators and liaison workers in the field. It shows how very few in the academic world are... more...