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- Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 29.95
“No military service can long remain effective without searching self-criticism and continuous re-examination of its own ideas. Wylie, well known in the Navy, is a refreshingly and outspoken individual, thoroughly at home on the bridge of a ship, but equally at home in the semantics of dialectical discussion. He has produced a simple but relevant... more...
- University of California Press 2014; US$ 29.95
While many books examine specific wars, few study the history of war worldwide and from an evolutionary perspective. A Global History of War is one of the first works to focus not on the impact of war on civilizations, but rather on how civilizations impact the art and execution of war. World-renowned scholar Gérard Chaliand concentrates on the peoples... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 125.00
Ken Booth?s study, first published in 1979, investigates the way in which cultural distortions have affected the theory and execution of strategy. Its aim is to illustrate the importance of ethnocentrism in all areas of the subject, to follow through its implications and to suggest approaches to the different problems it poses. Insights are offered... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95
Discusses the impact of globalisation on security in the West and in particular the way it has changed the nature of NATO as well as its security agenda. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 180.00
This review of the new situation proposes a broader remit for strategic studies than ever before. A prime concern is that Space not be weaponised in pursuance of missile defence. The interventions in Afghanistan and Iraq are assessed. The Holy Land, Southern Africa, Indonesia, China and the Arctic are also foci of special concern. Other themes include... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95
In this volume, Professor Colin Gray develops and applies the theory and scholarship on the allegedly historical practice of the 'Revolution in Military Affairs' (RMA), in order to improve our comprehension of how and why strategy 'works'. The author explores the RMA hypothesis both theoretically and historically. The book argues that the conduct... more...
- IOS Press 2006; US$ 168.00
Today the Internet is entering a new stage which will have a much stronger impact on the daily lives of all kinds of organizations. The next communication paradigm offers an improved access to mobility information, offering people and all organizations that deal with mobile devices the ability to access information whenever and wherever necessary.... more...
- Random House Publishing Group 2009; US$ 19.00
One of the most cogent and respected strategic theorists in today's military sounds the alarm: We have no viable doctrine for tomorrow's war. The advent of the information age renders the hallowed Principles of War useless. Forged in agrarian times and honed by the more modern conflicts of the industrial age, the principles that have guided generations... more...
- University of Chicago Press 2009; US$ 30.00
As the costs of a preemptive foreign policy in Iraq have become clear, strategies such as containment and deterrence have been gaining currency among policy makers. This comprehensive book offers an agenda for the contemporary practice of deterrence?especially as it applies to nuclear weapons?in an increasingly heterogeneous global and political... more...