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  • Journal of Medieval Military Historyby Clifford J. Rogers; Kelly DeVries; John France

    Boydell & Brewer 2014; US$ 99.00

    Highlights "the range and richness of scholarship on medieval warfare, military institutions, and cultures of conflict that characterize the field". History 95 (2010) more...

  • Vietnam War Slangby Tom Dalzell

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.95

    In 2014, the US marks the 50th anniversary of the Gulf of Tonkin Resolution, the basis for the Johnson administration?s escalation of American military involvement in Southeast Asia and war against North Vietnam. Vietnam War Slang outlines the context behind the slang used by members of the United States Armed Forces during the Vietnam War. ... more...

  • An Introduction to War Theoryby Dr Chris Brown

    The History Press 2014; US$ 5.99

    In 2012 author Chris Brown gave a lecture to a group of 50 eminent historians. He asked them two questions: had they ever written about war? Of course they all had, history is war. The second was: how many had read a book about the theory of war? There was a resentful silence. This remarkable admission initiated the writing of War Theory. (In the... more...

  • Contemporary Challenges to the Laws of Warby Caroline Harvey; James Summers; Nigel D. White

    Cambridge University Press 2014; US$ 96.00 US$ 78.72

    This book brings together leading experts to explore contemporary issues facing the laws of war. more...

  • Echoes of Warby Michael C.C. Adams

    The University Press of Kentucky 2015; US$ 45.00

    Americans are often accused of not appreciating history, but this charge belies the real popular interest in the past. Historical reenactments draw thousands of spectators; popular histories fill the bestseller lists; PBS, A&E and The History Channel air a dizzying array of documentaries and historical dramas; and Hollywood war movies become blockbusters.... more...

  • Medieval Armies and Weapons in Western Europeby Jean-Denis G. G. Lepage

    McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers 2004; US$ 49.95

    The Middle Ages are commonly divided into three periods--the early Middle Ages, the high or central Middle Ages, and the late Middle Ages. Each period was marked by its own crises and wars, and the weapons and fighters reflected the technological and other advancements being made. This book is a richly illustrated history of warfare in Western Europe... more...

  • Information Operationsby Leigh Armistead

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 24.00

    The modern means of communication have turned the world into an information fishbowl and, in terms of foreign policy and national security in post-Cold War power politics, helped transform international power politics. Information operations (IO), in which time zones are as important as national boundaries, is the use of modern technology to deliver... more...

  • Tomorrow's Battlefieldby Nick Turse

    Haymarket Books 2015; US$ 15.99

    Investigative journalist and bestselling author Nick Turse exposes the shocking expansion of the U.S. military?s covert wars in Africa more...

  • Coercion, Survival, and Warby Phil Haun

    Stanford University Press 2015; US$ 65.00

    In asymmetric interstate conflicts, great powers have the capability to coerce weak states by threatening their survival?but not vice versa. It is therefore the great power that decides whether to escalate a conflict into a crisis by adopting a coercive strategy. In practice, however, the coercive strategies of the U.S. have frequently failed. In... more...

  • Information Operations Mattersby Leigh Armistead

    Potomac Books 2011; US$ 22.50

    Introduced in 1998 by the Department of Defense, the concept of information operations (IO) proposed to revolutionize the ways in which warfare, diplomacy, and business were conducted. However, this transformation has not come to fruition. Two large gaps remain: between policy and theory, and between the funding needs of IO initiatives and the actual... more...