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- Hackett Publishing Company, Inc. 1993; US$ 10.95
Designed for students with little or no background in ancient Greek language and culture, this collection of extracts from The History of the Peloponnesian War includes those passages that shed most light on Thucydides? political theory?famous as well as important but lesser-known pieces frequently overlooked by nonspecialists. Newly translated into... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 7.99
The enormous loss of life and physical destruction caused by the First World War led people to hope that there would never be another such catastrophe. How then did it come about that there was a Second World War causing twice the 30 million deaths and many times more destruction as had been caused in the previous conflict? In this Very Short Introduction,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2009; US$ 33.95
Virtuous War is the first book to map the emergence and judge the consequences of a new military-industrial-media-entertainment network. James Der Derian takes the reader from a family history of war and genocide to new virtual battlespaces in the Mojave Desert, Silicon Valley, Hollywood and American universities. He tracks the convergence of cyborg... more...
- Open Road Media 2012; US$ 14.99
The New York Times bestseller, hailed as a ?powerful and epic story . . . the best account of infantry combat I have ever read, and the most significant book to come out of the Vietnam War? by Col. David Hackworth, author of the bestseller About Face In November 1965, some 450 men of the First Battalion, Seventh Cavalry, under the command... more...
- Marshall Cavendish 2009; US$ 19.99
Across 15 chapters, professors of history and military history experts present their analyses and impressions about the Fall of Singapore in 1942, which was even described by Winston Churchill himself as the greatest disaster in British military history. Discussed at length is the Malayan Campaign and the Singapore Strategy,... more...
- Oxford University Press 2014; US$ 25.99
The dramatic opening weeks of the Great War passed into legend long before the conflict ended. The British Expeditionary Force fought a mesmerizing campaign, outnumbered and outflanked but courageous and skillful, holding the line against impossible odds, sacrificing themselves to stop the last great German offensive of 1914. A remarkable story of... more...
- C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 18.51
Seit dem 3. Jahrhundert brandeten ? ausgelöst durch kriegerische Entwicklungen im Osten ? immer wieder Wellen herandrängender Völker gegen die Grenzen des Imperium Romanum. Die Versuche der römischen Kaiser, die Fremden militärisch abzuwehren, scheiterten. Und auch dem Bemühen der römischen Verwaltung, die Entwicklung wenigstens zu steuern und dabei... more...