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- Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 59.95
During World War I, the United States Navy conducted at the Portsmouth, NH Naval Prison what many penal scholars consider the most ambitious experiment in the history of progressive prison reform. Cell doors remained opened, prisoners governed themselves and thousands of rehabilitated prisoners were returned to the fleet. This humanitarian experiment... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 34.95
An instant bestseller when it was first published in 1946, this memoir recounts the author's nearly forty years of service in naval intelligence, beginning in 1908. One of the first to venture into the realm of psychological warfare, Ellis Zacharias was awarded the Legion of Merit with two gold stars for his contributions. Among the highlights of... more...
- Naval Institute Press 2014; US$ 19.95
To be equally enjoyed by professional aviators and aviation buffs with limited technical knowledge, this biography brings to life the legendary aircraft that scored the highest kill ratio of any U.S. fighter aircraft in the Vietnam War. The book is filled with authentic re-creations of Crusader-MiG fights and vivid descriptions of the people and events... more...
- Dundurn 2014; US$ 26.99
A colourful and well-researched account of Canada's submarine service, from its beginnings on the first day of the First World War to its uncertain future today. Ferguson details the careers of the Canadians who served in British submarines in all theatres of the Second World War then goes on to examine the modern era. more...
- Wallstein Verlag 2014; US$ 13.86
Unsere Welt ist von Ungewissheit geprägt; dazu gehört auch die Ungewissheit des Erfolgs. Nur der Unkluge rechnet nicht mit der Möglichkeit der Niederlage. Zu jedem Lebensplan, zu jeder Businessidee und zu jeder staatlichen Handlungsinitiative sollte gehören: das Rechnen mit dem Scheitern, mit der Möglichkeit des Misslingens. Wir müssen dem mit Strategien... more...
- Allen & Unwin 2014; US$ 22.72
Australians are acknowledged as being among the best, if not the best, jungle fighters. This fascinating and revealing history explores how the Australian soldier evolved from being trained for and fighting European and desert wars, fought in open country often by large numbers of troops, to the very close warfare of jungle combat. more...
- Ashgate Publishing Ltd 2014; US$ 109.95
Waging Gendered Wars examines, through the analytical lens of feminist international relations theory, how US military women have impacted and been affected by the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. By examining how U.S. military women's agency as soldiers, veterans, and casualties of war affect the planning and execution of war, Whaley Eager assesses... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 188.00
The technical transformation of the Royal Navy during the Victorian era posed many design, tactical and operational problems for administrators from the 1830s onwards. The switch from sail to steam required the creation of a system of defended coaling stations and a greater infrastructure. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95
With the accession of Cambodia in April 1999, the Association of South-East Asian Nations (ASEAN) finally achieved its founding vision: the incorporation of all ten South-east Asian states. However, ASEAN-10 faces an unprecedented series of challenges, stemming from the organization's rapid enlargement since 1995, economic crisis among key members,... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 36.95
Should the US deploy ballistic-missile defences? The arguments for and against are becoming increasingly polarised. This paper offers what is currently lacking in the debate: a quantitative analysis of how well defences would have to work to meet specific security objectives, and what level of defence might upset strategic stability. more...