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  • Raising Churchill's Armyby David French

    OUP Oxford 2001; US$ 74.99

    This is the first serious analysis of the combat capability of the British army in the Second World War. It sweeps away the myth that the army suffered from poor morale, and that it only won its battles through the use of 'brute force' and by reverting to the techniques of the First World War. Few soldiers were actively eager to close with the enemy,... more...

  • Military Identitiesby David French

    OUP Oxford 2005; US$ 57.99

    The regimental system has been the foundation of the British army for three hundred years. This iconoclastic study shows how it was refashioned in the late nineteenth century, and how it was subsequently and repeatedly reinvented to suit the changing roles that were forced upon the army. Based upon research in the National Archives, regimental museums... more...

  • Army, Empire, and Cold Warby David French

    OUP Oxford 2012; US$ 149.99

    David French takes a new look at Britain's post-war defence policy by placing the army centre-stage. He sheds new light on this critical period by drawing from a range of primary sources never before consulted by historians, and explains why we should remember the forgotten post-war British army. more...

  • British Economic and Strategic Planningby David French

    Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 45.88

    First Published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • British Strategy and War Aims 1914-1916 (RLE First World War)by David French

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 45.88

    This book illustrates the relationship between British military policy and the development of British war aims during the opening years of the First World War. Basing his work on a wide range of unpublished documentary sources, David French reassesses for the benefit of students and scholars alike what was meant by ‘a war of attrition’. more...

  • The British Way in Warfare 1688 - 2000 (Routledge Revivals)by David French

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 40.64

    First published in 1990, this title examines British defence policy from 1688 onwards; the year in which Britain was successfully invaded for the final time, and which marked a generation of warfare that lasted until 1714, during which Britain came to be known as a major European power. David French considers the strategic alliances that formed and... more...

  • Fighting EOKAby David French

    OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 109.99

    The first full account of the operations of the British security forces on Cyprus in the second half of the 1950s, showing how these forces were trying to defeat the Greek Cypriot paramilitary organisation, EOKA, which was fighting to bring about union between Cyprus and Greece. more...

  • Canhasan Sites Iby David French

    British Institute of Archaeology at Ankara 1998; US$ 44.10

    The mound known as Canhasan Hueyuek 1, in the Konya Plain of south-central Turkey, has revealed a series of settlements running through the Chalcolithic period (c5500-3000 BC). This first volume detailing work carried out between 1961 and 1967, lays out the fundamental stratigraphy of the site and the major structural developments of the Chalcolithic... more...

  • That Summerby David French

    Talonbooks 2015; US$ 17.03

    A woman returns to cottage country where, years before, her life changed unalterably. Cast of 5 women and 3 men. more...

  • Media Education Across Europeby David French; Mike Richards

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 32.77

    Education in and about the media is expanding across Europe and, like the industries it studies, is changing rapidly. The future of media education is a matter of live concern in all European countries, as educators and practitioners throughout the continent come together to learn from each other and to plan for the changes to come. Media Education... more...