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- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 54.95
The Office of Ordnance has been ill-served by previous accounts of its role in arming the Royal Navy during the French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars. Cole offers an in-depth examination of its organizational structure and demonstrates how the department responded to the pressures of war over an extended period of time. more...
- Trine Day 2015; US$ 19.99
In this seminal work originally published in 1992, an insider account from the man who paid off the Iranians for the American hostages Ari Ben-Menashe spent more than a decade in the innermost circles of Israeli intelligence. He was privy to the secret negotiations with the Iranians to delay the release of the American hostages until after... more...
- Elsevier Science 2015; US$ 31.95
Prospects for Peace is an eight-chapter text that focuses on the issues and controversies in the so-called global peace. The first chapters provide a framework of the issues of global peace, the increasing probability of nuclear war, global militarization, and the spread and use of nuclear weapons. These topics are followed by discussions of legal... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2015; US$ 47.95
The relationship between government and the businesses that contribute towards the defence and security of the state is a critical one; it often underscores a modern state?s foreign policy and sense of place in the world. Yet, despite its clear importance, this subject is underexplored and rarely analysed in a rigorous manner. As a consequence, government... more...
- Skyhorse Publishing 2015; US$ 19.95
Melvin M. Johnson Jr. was born in Boston in 1909. He became a member of the Marine Corps Reserve in 1933 while studying at Harvard Law School. While in law school, he became deeply involved in the research, study, and design of firearms, and, in 1935, he designed the M1941 Johnson rifle. He is also the coauthor of For Permanent Victory and Ammunition:... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2014; US$ 45.00
Governing Military Technologies in the 21st Century is one of the first books to tackle the big five technological threats all in one place: nanotech, robotics, cyberwar, human enhancement, and, non-lethal weapons, weaving a historical, legal, and sociopolitical fabric into a discussion of their development, deployment, and, potential regulation.... more...
- Savas Publishing 2014; US$ 25.00
Confederate Artillery Organizations: An Alphabetical Listing of the Officers and Batteries of the Confederacy, 1861-1865 is a remarkable, immensely useful, and exceedingly rare book containing the names of the officers and every Confederate artillery unit. It is so rare that most scholars in the field dont even know of its existence.It was originally... more...
- Crowood 2014; US$ 21.88
This fascinating book starts with the basics, going back to the days of muzzle loading before considering the various attempts made over the centuries to improve the bullet. It moves on to examine the development of the cartridge right up to the present day, and provides the reader with a clear understanding of the principles governing the bullet's... more...