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  • War and Power in the Twenty-First Centuryby Paul Hirst

    Wiley 2015; US$ 24.95

    Future developments in war, armed conflict and international relations are central to our collective fate in this century. This book looks forward by considering the forces that will drive changes in military organizations, sources of conflict, the power of states and the nature of the international system. New military technologies will alter... more...

  • Imagination, Transformation und die Entstehung des Neuenby Philipp Brüllmann; Ursula Rombach; Cornelia Wilde

    De Gruyter 2014; US$ 126.00

    The 12 interdisciplinary essays in this volume investigate the role of the imagination in the rise of modernity during the process of antiquity?s transformation. Two essential connections between imagination and transformation form the basis of inquiry. While it is possible to read today?s understanding of imagination as the outcome of... more...

  • Warfare in the Western World, 1882-1975by Jeremy Black

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 32.95

    In this companion volume to "Western Warfare, 1775-1882," Jeremy Black takes his analysis of modern warfare into the twentieth century. As before, a distinctive feature of the author's approach is the coverage of both land and naval warfare as well as conflict within the West and between Western and non-Western powers. Beginning with the British conquest... more...

  • Western Warfare, 1775-1882by Jeremy Black

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 29.95

    This is a wide-ranging and comprehensive survey of warfare from the outbreak of the American War of Independence to the British conquest of Egypt. Drawing on both primary and secondary sources this book offers an unrivalled account of civil and international conflicts involving Western powers, integrating both naval and land warfare. This book covers... more...

  • The Ethics of Armed Conflict: A Cosmopolitan Just War Theoryby John W. Lango

    Edinburgh University Press 2014; US$ 36.99

    Just war theory exists to stop armies and countries from using armed force without good cause. But how can we judge whether a war is just? In this original book, John W. Lango takes some distinctive approaches to the ethics of armed conflict. DT A revisionist approach that involves generalising traditional just war principles, so that they are applicable... more...

  • The Warriorsby J. Glenn Gray; Hannah Arendt

    UNP - Bison Books 2015; US$ 19.95

    J. Glenn Gray entered the army as a private in May 1941, having been drafted on the same day he was informed of his doctorate in philosophy from Columbia University. He was discharged as a second lieutenant in October 1945, having been awarded a battlefield commission during fighting in France. Gray saw service in North Africa, Italy, France, and... more...

  • The Armed Forces Officerby Department Of Defense

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 14.95

    Initiated in 1950, this 2007 edition is the latest in a classic series of books of the same title. Journalist-historian S. L. A. Marshall wrote the first at the behest of Gen. George C. Marshall, who formed the great citizen army of World War II. The general believed officers of all services needed to base their professional commitment on a common... more...

  • The Future of Warby Mark Mandeles

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 24.00

    Many analysts have heralded the U.S. military?s Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA), a qualitative improvement in operational concepts and weapons that transforms the nature and character of warfare. Focusing on military technology, most argue that the new sensor, surveillance, communications, and computational technologies will usher in a period... more...

  • A Warrior's Guide to Psychology and Performanceby Victoria Tepe

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 21.95

    This timely, well-organized, and practical guide for the warfighter offers the collaborative contributions of dedicated military and civilian experts. Each chapter examines specific demands of military life and service, such as nutrition and its role in physical and cognitive performance, including details about military rations like Meals Ready to... more...

  • Rules of Disengagementby Marjorie Cohn; Kathleen Gilberd

    NYU Press 2009; US$ 12.71

    Rules of Disengagement  examines the reasons men and women in the military have disobeyed orders and resisted the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. It takes readers into the courtroom where sailors, soldiers, and Marines have argued that these wars are illegal under international law and unconstitutional under U.S. law. Through the voices of active duty... more...