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  • Sexing the Soldierby Rachel Woodward; Trish Winter

    Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 66.95

    Sexing the Soldier takes a critical look at how gender - what it means to be a man or a woman - is understood within the contemporary British Army, and the political and practical consequences of this. Drawing on original research, this informaive volume looks at: the history and structure of the British Army as a masculine institution personnel... more...

  • The Last Stand of the Tin Can Sailorsby James D. Hornfischer

    Random House Publishing Group 2008; US$ 16.00

    “This will be a fight against overwhelming odds from which survival cannot be expected. We will do what damage we can.” With these words, Lieutenant Commander Robert W. Copeland addressed the crew of the destroyer escort USS Samuel B. Roberts on the morning of October 25, 1944, off the Philippine Island of Samar. On the horizon loomed the... more...

  • New and Old Warsby Mary Kaldor

    Wiley 2013; US$ 29.95 US$ 26.96

    Mary Kaldor's New and Old Wars has fundamentally changed the way both scholars and policy-makers understand contemporary war and conflict. In the context of globalization, this path-breaking book has shown that what we think of as war - that is to say, war between states in which the aim is to inflict maximum violence - is becoming an anachronism.... more...

  • Military Geographiesby Rachel Woodward

    Wiley 2011; US$ 42.95 US$ 38.66

    Military Geographies is about how local space, place, environment and landscape are shaped by military presence, and about how wider geographies are touched by militarism. A book about how local space, place, environment and landscape are shaped by military presence, and about how wider geographies are touched by militarism. Sets a new agenda... more...

  • Student Deferment in Selective Serviceby M.H. Trytten

    University of Minnesota Press 1952; US$ 60.00 US$ 51.00

    Student Deferment in Selective Service was first published in 1952. What dies "student deferment" mean? Is is an exemption or a postponement of military service? Why did our government adopt the policy? How dies it operate? How does it affect national security? Does it result in special privilege? Is deferment justified regardless of what... more...

  • Admiral von Hipperby Tobias R. Philbin

    John Benjamins Publishing Company 1982; US$ 102.00

    This work aims to constitute an objective analysis of a German World War I naval combat commander within his proper context, by closely defining both the military-technical and military-political milieux in which Franz Hipper operated. The description of Hipper’s actions in the battles of Dogger Bank and Jutland and his handling of communications,... more...

  • Bearing Witnessby Peter Rees

    Allen & Unwin 2015; US$ 16.79

    A full biography of the man known as CEW Bean - war correspondent and official historian of World War I - that for the first time captures and portrays the essence of the man, his work, his influence on Australian history, and how Australians have seen themselves in the century since the Great War. more...

  • Cruel Legacyby Tom Frame

    Allen & Unwin 2005; US$ 17.82

    Forty years after the collision between the aircraft carrier HMAS Melbourne and HMAS Sydney in which 82 men lost their lives this is the story of Australia's largest peacetime naval disaster, the men involved, the effect it had and continues to have on them, and the aftermath of political intrigue and cover-ups. more...

  • Security Sector Reform and Post Conflict Peacebuilding by Albrecht Schnabel; hans-Georg Ehrhart

    United Nations University Press 2006; US$ 40.00

    Military and police forces play a crucial role in the long-term success of political, economic and cultural rebuilding efforts in post-confl ict societies. Yet, while charged with the long- term task of providing a security environment conducive to rebuilding war-torn societies, internal security structures tend to lack civilian and democratic control,... more...

  • Clive Caldwell, Air Aceby Kristen Alexander

    Allen & Unwin 2006; US$ 17.82

    A celebration of the astounding military achievements of Captain Clive 'Killer' Caldwell, Australia's top scoring fighter pilot during the Second World War. more...