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- Indiana University Press 2004; US$ 23.95
Why do military commanders, most of them usually quite capable, fail at crucial moments of their careers? Robert Pois and Philip Langer -- one a historian, the other an educational psychologist -- study seven cases of military command failures, from Frederick the Great at Kunersdorf to Hitler's invasion... more...
- The Crown Publishing Group 2006; US$ 14.95
It?s the great untold story of the war on terror. Taking advantage of gaping holes in America?s defenses, terrorist organizations and enemy nations like Communist China, North Korea, Russia, and Cuba?not to mention some so-called friends?are infiltrating the U.S. government to steal our most vital secrets and use them against us. And most astonishing... more...
- Oxford University Press 1993; US$ 79.99 US$ 68.79
Although conscientious objection is a long-standing phenomenon, it has only recently become a major factor affecting armed forces and society. The only comprehensive, comparative scholarly study of conscientious objection to military service, this book examines the history of the practice in the Western world and state policies that have grown up in... more...
- Oxford University Press 2002; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59
Although the act of conscientious objection entered modern consciousness most strikingly as a result of the Vietnam War, Americans have long struggled to reconcile their politics, pacifist beliefs, and compulsory military service. While conscientious objection in the twentieth century has been well documented, there has been surprisingly little study... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 54.95
Although each state is unique it is possible to identify certain common problems and issues with respect to defence governance and management. Governance and Management of Defence is a unique introduction to all the key principles of governance and management through the clear identification of these commonalities. The leading contributors... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2006; US$ 55.00
This work is a fascinating overview of Americans' complex and occasionally uneasy relationship with military service, from World War II to the age of global terrorism. For Americans, the redefinition of ?national security? that began on September 11, 2001, has sparked a raging debate. more...
- McGraw-Hill Education 2004; US$ 18.00 US$ 14.76
How the world's most dynamic organization prepares its leaders for battle, with valuable insights for today's business arena For mor than 50 years, The U.S. Army Leadership Field Manual has provided leadership training for every officer training program in the U.S. Army. This trade edition brings the manual's value-based leadership principles... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
John Ferris' work in strategic and intelligence history is widely praised for its originality and the breadth of its research. At last his major pioneering articles are now available in this one single volume. In Intelligence and Strategy these essential articles have been fundamentally revised to incorporate new evidence and information withheld... more...