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- Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2014; US$ 79.99
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...
- Oxford University Press 1991; US$ 44.99
Examines the role and significance of weapons from the dawn of human history to the present, and the attempts of Western civilization to come to terms with the grim results. The study attempts to integrate the evolution of human society with the development of weapons and military strategies. 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...
- United Nations University Press 2003; US$ 26.95
This work investigates the Russian military presence in its former Soviet territories to determine whether these forces have been genuine peacekeepers or are a post-imperial presence that seeks to maintain former strategic interests. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 43.95
The Republican Roman Army assembles a wide range of source material and introduces the latest scholarship on the evolution of the Roman Army and the Roman experience of war. The author has carefully selected and translated key texts, many of them not previously available in English, and provided them with comprehensive commentaries and essays. ... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2006; US$ 85.00
Offers a portrait of a legendary fighting force in peacetime and at war from a soldier's-eye view. Organized thematically, this book explores the army's history, culture, and organization, while providing details of the soldier's daily life and of the army's interactions with citizens, politicians, and the inhabitants of conquered territories. more...
- 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...
- 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...
- 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...