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  • Die Entwicklung der strategischen Wissenschaft im 19. Jahrhundertby Rudolf K Caemmerer

    Diplomica Verlag 2010; US$ 10.22

    Hauptbeschreibung In "Die Entwicklung der strategischen Wissenschaft im 19. Jahrhundert" erklärt Caemmerer Strategie zu einer Kunst. Dieser huldigt er, in dem er den Leser mit verschiedenen Ansätzen der Kriegsführung bekannter Strategen vertraut macht. Hierbei zeigt er beispielhaft Kampflinien auf und analysiert vergangene Schlachten. Caemmerers... more...

  • Chlodwig I.by Matthias Becher

    C.H. Beck 2011; US$ 22.72

    Hauptbeschreibung 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... more...

  • In der Ferne so nahby Manfred Otzelberger; Karin Freymeyer

    Ch. Links Verlag 2013; US$ 5.67

    Hauptbeschreibung Mindestens jede achte Liebe ist inzwischen eine Fernliebe. Vier Millionen Menschen wollen oder müssen regelmäßig Abschied voneinander nehmen. Die Tendenz ist steigend, es gibt inzwischen eine "Generation mobil". Welche Chancen und Risiken bergen diese Wochenendbeziehungen? Fördert das getrennte Zusammenleben Selbstverwirklichung... more...

  • Rom und das Schwertby Simon James

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 27.04

    Das Schwert ist im alten Rom nicht nur das Erzeugnis einer hochentwickelten Technologie, sondern steht vor allem als Metapher imperialer Macht im Fokus. Vom Aufstieg Roms bis zum Aufstand der Völker im Norden und Osten des Reiches, die das Imperium Romanum schließlich in die Knie zwingen sollten, wird die Geschichte der Bewaffnung der römischen Soldaten... more...

  • Reinstating the Hopliteby Adam Schwartz

    Franz Steiner Verlag 2013; US$ 72.13

    <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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Military Lifeby THOMAS W. BRITT; AMY B. ADLER; CARL A. CASTRO

    ABC-CLIO 2005; US$ 315.00

    With global commitments and combat duty, our armed forces face life-threatening challenges on a daily basis. However, less visible threats also impact the mental health of our military men and women. Experts examine challenges on the battlefield, such as women coming to terms with life after being prisoners of war, or soldiers dealing with mistakenly... 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...