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  • Rom und das Schwertby Simon James

    Philipp von Zabern Verlag 2014; US$ 27.76

    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$ 74.06

    <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...

  • Military Strategyby Joseph Caldwell Jr Wylie

    Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 29.95

    “No military service can long remain effective without searching self-criticism and continuous re-examination of its own ideas. Wylie, well known in the Navy, is a refreshingly and outspoken individual, thoroughly at home on the bridge of a ship, but equally at home in the semantics of dialectical discussion. He has produced a simple but relevant... 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...

  • Chinese Strategistsby Dr Ooi Kee Ben

    Marshall Cavendish International (Asia) Ptd Ltd 2006; US$ 9.99

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  • 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...

  • 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...