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History of military science

  • The Citizen Soldiersby John Garry Clifford

    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...

  • 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...

  • Chinese and Indian Warfare ? From the Classical Age to 1870by Kaushik Roy; Peter Lorge

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 160.00

    This book examines the differences and similarities between warfare in China and India before 1870, both conceptually and on the battlefield. By focusing on Chinese and Indian warfare, the book breaks the intellectual paradigm requiring non-Western histories and cultures to be compared to the West, and allows scholarship on two of the oldest civilizations... more...

  • Clausewitz in His Timeby Peter Paret

    Berghahn Books 2014; US$ 39.95

    Anything but a detached theorist, Clausewitz was as fully engaged in the intellectual and cultural currents of his time as in its political and military conflicts. Late-eighteenth century thought helped shape the analytic methods he developed for the study of war. The essays in this volume follow his career in a complex military society, together... more...

  • The Father of Virginia Military Instituteby Randolph P. Shaffner

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2014; US$ 45.00

    The Virginia Military Institute launched an educational revolution when it became the first school in the American South to combine classical and practical courses under an effective system of military discipline. It pioneered free schooling for the poor and exemption from tuition and board in exchange for two years of teaching. It has furnished fully... more...

  • The Spy Catchersby David Horner

    Allen & Unwin 2014; US$ 36.35

    With unprecedented access to their hitherto sealed records, this is the first volume of a remarkable official history of ASIO - a revealing and authoritative account of the early years of Australia's national security intelligence service. more...

  • Organisierte Gewalt in der europäischen Expansionby Dierk Walter

    Hamburger Edition HIS 2014; US$ 23.44

    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...

  • War in the Modern World, 1990-2014by Jeremy Black

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 44.95

    In War in the Modern World, 1990-2014 , Jeremy Black looks at the most modern of conflicts from the perspective that war is a central feature of the modern world. Arguing that understanding non-Western developments is crucial if the potential of Western war-making is to be assessed accurately, the book also asserts that  knowing the history of conflict... more...

  • ASVAB AFQT For Dummies, with Online Practice Testsby Rod Powers

    Wiley 2014; 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...