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  • Warfare in World Historyby Michael S. Neiberg

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 35.95

    Despite the catastrophic effects of war, wars have also proved to be instrumental to long-term change in world history This text is the first of its kind to survey how warfare has developed from ancient times to the present day and the role it has played in shaping the world we know. The periods discussed include: * the pre-gunpowder era * the development... more...

  • The British Wars, 1637-1651by Peter Gaunt

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 30.95

    During the 1640s, the kingdoms ruled by Charles I - England and Wales, Scotland and Ireland - were gripped by a series of civil wars and conflicts which were, in part, distinct to each kingdom, but which also overlapped and inter-related, leading some British historians to portray them as a single 'British' conflict. The British Wars by Peter Gaunt... more...

  • Going to the Warsby Charles Carlton

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 42.95

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • Origins of the Second World War Reconsideredby Gordon Martel

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 45.95

    When A.J.P. Taylor's The Origins of the Second World War appeared in 1961 it made a profound impact. The book became a classic and a central point of reference in all discussion on the Second World War. The second edition of this distinguished collection, written by leading experts in the field, is designed to bring the state of the argument up... more...

  • World War II in the Pacificby Stanley Sandler

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 54.95

    Stanley Sandler, one of America's most respected and best-known military historians, has brought together over 300 entries by some 200 specialists in the field to create the first encyclopedia specifically devoted to the Pacific Theatre of World War II. Extending far beyond battles and hardware, the coverage ranges from high policy-making, grand strategy,... more...

  • The Origins of the First World Warby Ruth Henig

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 30.95

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company. more...

  • British Armour in the Normandy Campaignby John Buckley

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    The popular perception of the performance of British armour in the Normandy campaign of 1944 is one of failure and frustration. Despite overwhelming superiority in numbers, Montgomery's repeated efforts to employ his armour in an offensive manner ended in a disappointing stalemate. Explanation of these and other humiliating failures has centred predominantly... more...

  • British Naval Strategy East of Suez, 1900-2000by Greg Kennedy

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 54.95

    This new collection of essays by a panel of established international scholars sheds new light on what some of those influences were and what actions were taken as a result of Britain's Far Eastern commitments. Not only are new evidence and approaches to those issues addressed presented, but new avenues for further research are clearly outlined.... more...

  • Military Leadership in the British Civil Wars, 1642-1651by Stanley D.M. Carpenter

    Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 54.95

    Despite the wealth of British Civil Wars studies, little work addresses the nature of military leadership effectiveness in terms of the eventual result -parliamentary victory. It is no longer sufficient to credit religion, economics, localism or constitutional concepts for the outcome without considering the role of effective military leadership. The... more...

  • Rethinking Military Historyby Jeremy Black

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 33.95

    Rethinking Military History is a bold new 'thought book' that reconsiders military history at the beginning of the twenty-first century. The chapters provide a valuable and concise survey of the main themes in the study of military history from 1500 to the present day as Jeremy Black reveals the main trends in the practice and approach to military... more...