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  • Nelsonby Andrew Lambert

    Faber & Faber 2010; US$ 5.99

    'Fascinating . . . Shot through with fresh insights . . . No previous biography has attempted anything so comprehensive.' Observer Nelson is a thrilling new appraisal of Horatio Nelson, the greatest practitioner of naval command the world has ever seen. It explores the professional, personal, intellectual and practical origins of one man's... more...

  • Crusoe's Islandby Andrew Lambert

    Faber & Faber 2016; US$ 13.99

    From an acclaimed naval historian, Crusoe's Island charts the curious relationship between the British and an island on the other side of the world: Robinson Crusoe, in the South Pacific. The tiny island assumed a remarkable position in British culture, most famously in Daniel Defoe's novel. Andrew Lambert reveals the truth behind the legend of... more...

  • The Crimean Warby Andrew Lambert

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 55.72

    In contrast to every other book about the conflict Andrew Lambert's ground-breaking study The Crimean War: British Grand Strategy against Russia, 1853-1856 is neither an operational history of the armies in the Crimea, nor a study of the diplomacy of the conflict. The core concern is with grand strategy, the development and implementation of national... more...

  • Neoliberal Capitalism and Precarious Workby Rob Lambert; Andrew Herod

    Edward Elgar Publishing 2016; US$ 40.00

    Since the renaissance of market politics on a global scale, precarious work has become pervasive. Divided into two parts, the first section of this cross-disciplinary book analyses the different forms of precarious work that have arisen over the past thirty years. These transformations are captured in ethnographically orientated chapters on sweatshops;... more...

  • Sea Eagles of Empireby Simon Elliott; Andrew Lambert

    The History Press 2016; US$ 16.49

    The Roman war machine comprised land and naval forces. Although the former has been studied extensively, less has been written and understood about the naval forces of the Roman Empire. Britain’s navy, known as Classis Britannica until the mid-third century, was a strong fighting force in its own right. Its vessel types, personnel, tactics, roles and... more...

  • The Transition to Democracy in Paraguayby Peter Lambert; Andrew Nickson

    Palgrave Macmillan UK 2016; US$ 68.21

    The transition to democracy in Paraguay has been one of the most difficult in Latin America. This book highlights the limitations of the process of democratisation in a country which lacked a previous democratic tradition and where the legacy of the harsh regime of Alfredo Stroessner (1954-89) is enduring. The book describes the nature of the Stroessner... more...

  • On Politics and Parksby George Lambert Bristol; Andrew Sansom

    Texas A&M University Press 2012; Not Available

    When George Bristol first saw the mountains surrounding East Glacier, Montana, in the early summer of 1961, he was, in his own words, awed to his depths. Thus began a love affair with nature and public parks that has endured for more than fifty years. This same love affair would lead Bristol to become a crusader for America’s national parks and,... more...

  • The Dreadnought and the Edwardian Ageby Andrew Lambert; Robert J. Blyth

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 55.72

    HMS Dreadnought (1906) is closely associated with the age of empire, the Anglo-German antagonism and the naval arms race before the First World War. Yet it was also linked with a range of other contexts - political and cultural, national and international - that were central to the Edwardian period. The chapters in this volume investigate these contexts... more...

  • Engineering Modelling and Analysisby David Walker; Michael Leonard; Andrew Metcalfe; Martin Lambert

    CRC Press 2014; US$ 71.95

    Introducing engineering students to numerical analysis and computing, this book covers a range of topics suitable for the first three years of a four year undergraduate engineering degree. The teaching of computing to engineers is hampered by the lack of suitable problems for the students to tackle, so much effort has gone into making the problems in... more...

  • Voyage Chartersby Julian Cooke; Tim Young; Michael Ashcroft; Andrew Taylor; John Kimball; David Martowski; LeRoy Lambert; Michael Sturley

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 683.45

    Widely regarded as the leading authority on voyage charters, this book is the most comprehensive and intellectually-rigorous analysis of the area, is regularly cited in court and by arbitrators, and is the go-to guide for drafting and disputing charterparty contracts. Voyage Charters provides the reader with a clause-by-clause analysis of the two... more...