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  • World War Iby Tammy M. Proctor

    Wiley 2017; US$ 29.95 US$ 26.96

    A lively, engaging history of The Great War written for a new generation of readers In recent years, scholarship on World War I has turned from a fairly narrow focus on military tactics, weaponry, and diplomacy to incorporate considerations of empire, globalism, and social and cultural history. This concise history of the first modern, global... more...

  • The Future of Warby Lawrence Freedman

    Penguin Books Ltd 2017; US$ 35.24

    A new approach to ideas about war, from one of the UK's leading strategic thinkers In 1912 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle wrote a short story about a war fought from underwater submersibles that included the sinking of passenger ships. It was dismissed by the British admirals of the day, not on the basis of technical feasibility, but because sinking civilian... more...

  • The 7 Secrets of Neuron Leadershipby W. Craig Reed; Gordon R. England

    Wiley 2017; US$ 28.00 US$ 24.50

    Leadership techniques backed by the world's most effective teams The 7 Secrets of Neuron Leadership offers a diverse collection of wisdom and practical knowledge to help you build and lead your most effective team yet. Written by a former U.S. Navy diver, this book draws from the author's experiences and beyond to reveal key truths about the... more...

  • The Splintered Empiresby Prit Buttar

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 13.99

    At the beginning of 1917, the three empires fighting on the Eastern Front were reaching their breaking points, but none was closer than Russia. After the February Revolution, Russia's ability to wage war faltered and her last desperate gamble, the Kerensky Offensive, saw the final collapse of her army. This helped trigger the Bolshevik Revolution and... more...

  • The Improbable Victory: The Campaigns, Battles and Soldiers of the American Revolution, 1775–83by Chris McNab

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2017; US$ 13.99

    The American Revolution reshaped the political map of the world, and led to the birth of the United States of America. Yet these outcomes could have scarcely been predicted when the first shots were fired at Lexington and Concord. American rebel forces were at first largely a poorly trained, inexperienced and disorganized militia, pitted against one... more...

  • Divided on D-Dayby Edward E. Gordon

    Prometheus Books 2017; US$ 11.99

    Two historians--one American and one British--examine the ways in which rivalries and personality conflicts among Allied commanders adversely affected the D-Day invasion and its aftermath. In anticipation of the 75th anniversary of D-Day comes this fresh perspective on the Normandy invasion -- -the beginning of the end of World War II. The book... more...

  • Combined Operationsby Jeremy Black

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 33.00

    This book provides the first broad history of the evolution of combined operations since antiquity. Jeremy Black provides a balanced assessment of strategic, operational, and technical developments over time, considering both the potential and the limitations of amphibious and airborne warfare—past, present, and future. more...

  • Unwinnableby Theo Farrell

    Random House 2017; US$ 36.65

    'Authoritative and provocative… For its range and breadth, it is a tour de force and a must read' Evening Standard It could have been a very different story. British and US forces could have successfully withdrawn from Afghanistan in 2002, having done the job they set out to do: to defeat al-Qaeda and stop it from launching further terrorist... more...

  • The Vietnam Warby Geoffrey C. Ward; Ken Burns

    Knopf Doubleday Publishing Group 2017; US$ 60.00

    From the award-winning historian and filmmakers of The Civil War, Baseball, The War, The Roosevelts, and others: a vivid, uniquely powerful history of the conflict that tore America apart--the companion volume to the major, multipart PBS film to be aired in September 2017. More than forty years after it ended, the Vietnam War continues to haunt... more...

  • The Lesser Jihadsby Phil Gurski

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 30.00

    The Lesser Jihads examines conflict through the lens of Islamist terrorist groups. Bringing together in one volume different conflicts where terrorist groups are active worldwide, this text introduces the world and thinking of Jihadists while highlighting a number of seldom reported cases. more...