Origins Of Modern Wars

  • The Origins of the Second World War in Europe book cover

    The Origins of the Second World War in Europe

    3rd Edition

    By P. M. H. Bell

    PMH Bell's famous book is a comprehensive study of the period and debates surrounding the European origins of the Second World War.  He approaches the subject from three different angles: describing the various explanations that have been offered for the war and the historiographical debates…

    Paperback – 2007-04-26
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  • The Origins of the First World War book cover

    The Origins of the First World War

    3rd Edition

    By James Joll, Gordon Martel

    James Joll's study is not simply another narrative, retracing the powder trail that was finally ignited at Sarajevo. It is an ambitious and wide-ranging analysis of the historical forces at work in the Europe of 1914, and the very different ways in which historians have subsequently attempted to…

    Paperback – 2006-10-05
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  • The Origins of the Arab Israeli Wars book cover

    The Origins of the Arab Israeli Wars

    4th Edition

    By Ritchie Ovendale

    This highly-regarded history gives a balanced and judicious introduction to this immensely complex and controversial subject, weaving different strands of the story into a single coherent narrative, thus making it essential reading for all students studying conflict in the Middle East. Of all the…

    Paperback – 2004-04-15
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  • The Origins of the Korean War: Second Edition book cover

    The Origins of the Korean War

    Second Edition, 2nd Edition

    By Peter Lowe

    The impressive Second Edition of this standard study incorporates important new evidence on the origins of the war from Chinese and Russian archives. It reveals that Stalin encouraged the attack on South Korea, but also confirms that the original initiative came from North Korea. Peter Lowe has…

    Paperback – 1997-06-10
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  • The Origins of the Present Troubles in Northern Ireland book cover

    The Origins of the Present Troubles in Northern Ireland

    1st Edition

    By Caroline Kennedy-Pipe

    For quarter of a century now the British Army has been involved in a bloody and protracted conflict in Northern Ireland. This book looks at the roots of the current struggle and of British military intervention, setting both in the longer perspective of the Anglo-Irish Troubles. It is, however,…

    Paperback – 1997-01-09
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  • The Origins of the American Civil War book cover

    The Origins of the American Civil War

    1st Edition

    By Brian Holden Reid

    The American Civil War (1861-65) was the bloodiest war of the nineteenth century and its impact continues to be felt today. It, and its origins have been studied more intensively than any other period in American history, yet it remains profoundly controversial. Brian Holden Reid's formidable…

    Paperback – 1996-08-13
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  • The Origins of the Russian Civil War book cover

    The Origins of the Russian Civil War

    1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Swain

    Concentrating on the turbulent months from February 1917 to November 1918, Geoffrey Swain explores the origins of the Civil War against the wider background of revolutionary Russia. He examines the aims of the anti-Bolshevik insurgents themselves; but he also shows how far the fear of civil war…

    Paperback – 1995-10-11
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  • Greek Civil War, The book cover

    Greek Civil War, The

    1st Edition

    By David H. Close

    The Greek Civil War (1943--50) was a major conflict in its own right, developing out of the rivalry between communist and conservative partisans for control of Greece as the Axis forces retreated at the end of the Second World War. Spanning the transition from World War to Cold War, it also had…

    Paperback – 1995-06-19
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  • The Origins of the Crimean War book cover

    The Origins of the Crimean War

    1st Edition

    By David M. Goldfrank

    The Crimean War (1853-56) between Russia, Turkey, Britain, France and the Kingdom of Sardinia was a diplomatically preventable conflict for influence over an unstable Near and Middle East. It could have broken out in any decade between Napoleon and Wilhelm II; equally, it need never have occurred.…

    Paperback – 1993-12-27
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  • The Origins of the Italian Wars of Independence book cover

    The Origins of the Italian Wars of Independence

    1st Edition

    By Frank J. Coppa

    This title focuses on the "Risorgimento", the movement that led to the unification of Italy as a single kingdom. The Italian Wars of Independence were a sequence of three separate conflicts, taking place in 1848-49, 1859 and 1866. This volume examines the role of the major powers outside Italy in…

    Paperback – 1992-03-23
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  • Wars of German Unification 1864 - 1871, The book cover

    Wars of German Unification 1864 - 1871, The

    1st Edition

    By William Carr, Harry Hearder

    In his last book, the late William Carr provides a masterly account of the origins and impact of the three major wars fought by Prussia in creating the Bismarckian Reich of 1871. He begins with a study of the development of nationalism and liberalism from the late eighteenth century to the 1860's,…

    Paperback – 1991-03-04
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  • The Origins of the Vietnam War book cover

    The Origins of the Vietnam War

    1st Edition

    By Anthony Short

    This study examines the origins of the Vietnam War itself, going back to the nature of French colonial rule in the early 20th century. It investigates the original conflict between France, as well as the United States, and the forces of Vietnamese nationalism and communism. It argues that it was…

    Paperback – 1989-10-16
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  • The Origins of the Second World War in Asia and the Pacific book cover

    The Origins of the Second World War in Asia and the Pacific

    1st Edition

    By Akira Iriye

    Professor Iriye analyses the origins of the 1941 conflict against the background of international relations in the preceding decade in order to answer the key question: Why did Japan decide to go to war against so formidable a combination of powers?…

    Paperback – 1987-04-06
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  • The Origins of the French Revolutionary Wars book cover

    The Origins of the French Revolutionary Wars

    1st Edition

    By T.C.W. Blanning

    A major synthesis of current research on the three wars fought by France during the Revolution - against Austria and Prussia; Britain, Spain and the United Provinces; and against the Second Coalition.contains analysis of the theories of war including Clausewitz, and the role of ideology…

    Paperback – 1986-04-01
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  • The Origins of the Russo-Japanese War book cover

    The Origins of the Russo-Japanese War

    1st Edition

    By Ian Nish

    The Russo-Japanese war of 1904-5 has been seen as the turning point of the development of the modern world. Written by a specialist in Japanese diplomacy, this book has been described by the Times Higher Education Supplement as 'diplomatic history at its very best'.…

    Paperback – 1985-04-09
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