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  • Legionär in der römischen Armeeby Philip Matyszak; Jörg Fündling

    Primus Verlag 2014; US$ 29.86

    Rom herrscht unangefochten vom Wüstensand Mesopotamiens bis in die Highlands von Kaledonien. Das Reich ruht auf den kräftigen Schultern von Legionären, die die Barbarenhorden im Zaum halten und die Grenzen weiter verschieben. Machen Sie mit und erobern Sie die Welt! Lernen Sie - wie man bei den Legionen angenommen wird und welche Legion die richtige... more...

  • Krieg in der Antikeby Thomas Ganschow

    Primus Verlag 2011; US$ 26.13

    Was bedeutete Krieg für die Gesellschaft(en) der griechisch-römischen Antike und wie muss man sich Krieg und Kriegsführung vorstellen? Welche Rolle spielten die Krieger, die Soldaten? Im alten Griechenland waren es zunächst freie Männer, die mit ihren eigenen Waffen in den Krieg zogen. Auch bei den Römern waren es ursprünglich freie Bürger, die bei... more...

  • Reinstating the Hopliteby Adam Schwartz

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 59.76

    <P>Recent research into the military history of ancient Greece has questioned the central rôle traditionally ascribed to the famous hoplite phalanx by historians and suggested that even as late as the Persian Wars of 480?479 BC, Greek battles consisted essentially of open fighting and duels between individual combatants, in an almost Homeric... more...

  • Michael Walzer: Sphären der Gerechtigkeitby Michael Walzer; Manuel Knoll; Michael Spieker

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2014; US$ 45.76

    <P>Was bedeutet soziale und politische Gerechtigkeit? Wie können der Sozialstaat und die dazu nötigen Umverteilungen von Einkommen und Vermögen gerechtfertigt werden? Über diese Fragen wurde in den letzten Jahrzehnten ausgiebig geforscht und diskutiert. Die vielleicht bemerkenswertesten Antworten präsentierte der amerikanische Philosoph Michael... more...

  • Air Power in the New Counterinsurgency Eraby Alan J. Vick; Adam Grissom; William Rosenau

    RAND Corporation 2006; US$ 9.95

    Often treated by Americans as an exceptional form of warfare, insurgency is anything but. Spanning the globe, centuries, and societies, insurgency is quite common. Given the threat insurgency presents to U.S. interests and allies around the world, the importance of counterinsurgency is no surprise. However, history has shown that insurgencies are rarely... more...

  • The Impact of the Roman Army (200 B.C. – A.D. 476)by Lukas De Blois; Elio Lo Cascio; Olivier Hekster; Gerda de Kleijn

    BRILL 2007; US$ 203.00

    Part of the "Impact of Empire" series, this book offers a comprehensive reading on the economic, political, religious and cultural impact of Roman military forces on the regions that were dominated by the Roman Empire. more...

  • Combat Modelingby Alan Washburn

    Springer 2009; US$ 189.00

    "Combat Modeling" is a systematic learning resource and reference text for the quantitative analysis of combat. After a brief overview, authors Washburn and Kress present individual chapters on shooting without feedback; shooting with feedback; target defense; attrition models; game theory and wargames; search; unmanned aerial vehicles; and... more...

  • Fighting Identityby Michael Vlahos

    ABC-CLIO 2008; US$ 105.00

    This work highlights a national ethos infused by a sacred narrative of divine mission. This deep association leads to a narrow approach to conflict relationships, built around an Us vs. Them distance from the enemy, in which their submission is achieved through kinetic effects and their subsequent redemption through our good works (reconstruction).... more...

  • New Wars and New Soldiersby Paolo Tripodi; Jessica Wolfendale

    Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2011; US$ 39.95

    New military technologies, the rise of private military companies, and the increasing involvement of the military in counterterrorism and humanitarian operations all pose challenges to traditional ideas about the ethics of war, the relevance of current international law governing armed conflict, and Just War theory. This book brings together experts... more...

  • In Search of the Warrior Spirit, Fourth Editionby Richard Strozzi-Heckler; George Leonard

    North Atlantic Books 2011; US$ 19.95

    The war in Iraq has heightened interest in the military mindset and raised questions about whether it?s possible to be a mindful, moral fighter at a time when impersonal, technology based warfare reigns. In Search of the Warrior Spirit confronts this thorny issue with Richard Strozzi-Heckler?s trademark personal, sympathetic style. In a top-secret... more...