History: Military & Naval History

  • The Military Orders Volume VII: Piety, Pugnacity and Property book cover

    The Military Orders Volume VII

    Piety, Pugnacity and Property, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Morton

    The Military Orders essay collections arising from the quadrennial conferences held at Clerkenwell in London have come to represent an international point of reference for scholars. This present volume brings together twenty-nine papers given at the seventh iteration of this event. The studies…

    Hardback – 2019-07-26 
    Routledge
    The Military Orders

  • The German Fifth Column in the Second World War book cover

    The German Fifth Column in the Second World War

    1st Edition

    By Louis De Jong

    Originally published in English in 1956, this book is divided into 3 parts : the first outlines how, after 1933, those outside Germany began to become increasingly afraid of sinister operations on the part of German agents and the partisans of National Socialism. The second part examines the role…

    Hardback – 2019-07-16 
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    Routledge Library Editions: German History

  • Journal of an Afghanistan Prisoner book cover

    Journal of an Afghanistan Prisoner

    1st Edition

    By Vincent Eyre

    The destruction of the British army while retreating from Afghanistan in 1842 is one of the most dramatic episodes in British imperial history. Lieutenant Vincent Eyre was present, and kept a diary throughout. This book, first published in 1843 and reissued in 1976, is Eyre’s account of the events…

    Hardback – 2019-07-15 
    Routledge

  • Exploring Castles book cover

    Exploring Castles

    1st Edition

    By W. Douglas Simpson

    Originally published in 1957, Exploring Castles examines the 'classic' castle story. The book traces the origins of castles across England and Scotland, from the early Norman Castles, to Edwardian, all the way up to the ‘modern’ castles. The book case studies on individual castles, such as…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • The Castle in England and Wales: An Interpretive History book cover

    The Castle in England and Wales

    An Interpretive History, 1st Edition

    By D.J. Cathcart King

    Originally published in 1988, The Castles in England and Wales is a comprehensive treatment of the archaeology of the castles in England and Wales. The books looks at how following the Norman Conquest, one of the most characteristic structures of the English landscape, the castle, was used to…

    Hardback – 2019-07-12 
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    Routledge Library Editions: The Medieval World

  • British Cyprus and the Long Great War, 1914-1925: Empire, Loyalties and Democratic Deficit book cover

    British Cyprus and the Long Great War, 1914-1925

    Empire, Loyalties and Democratic Deficit, 1st Edition

    By Andrekos Varnava

    Most of the Cypriot population, especially the lower classes, remained loyal to the British cause during the Great War and the island contributed significantly to the First World War, with men and materials. The British acknowledged this yet failed to institute political and economic reforms once…

    Hardback – 2019-07-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in First World War History

  • Narratives of War: Remembering and Chronicling Battle in Twentieth-Century Europe book cover

    Narratives of War

    Remembering and Chronicling Battle in Twentieth-Century Europe, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nanci Adler, Remco Ensel, Michael Wintle

    Narratives of War considers the way war and battle are remembered and narrated across space and time in Europe in the twentieth century. The book reflects on how narratives are generated and deployed, and on their function as coping mechanisms, means of survival, commemorative gestures, historical…

    Paperback – 2019-06-26 
    Routledge
    Memory and Narrative

  • Bureaucratic Culture in Early Colonial India: District Officials, Armed Forces, and Personal Interest under the East India Company, 1760-1830 book cover

    Bureaucratic Culture in Early Colonial India

    District Officials, Armed Forces, and Personal Interest under the East India Company, 1760-1830, 1st Edition

    By James Lees

    This book looks at how the fledgling British East India Company state of the 1760s developed into the mature Anglo-Indian empire of the 19th century. It investigates the bureaucratic culture of early Company administrators, primarily at the district level, and the influence of that culture on the…

    Hardback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge India
    War and Society in South Asia

  • Ideologies of Western Naval Power, c. 1500-1815 book cover

    Ideologies of Western Naval Power, c. 1500-1815

    1st Edition

    Edited by J.D. Davies, Alan James, Gijs Rommelse

    This ground-breaking book provides the first study of naval ideology, defined as the mass of cultural ideas and shared perspectives that, for early modern states and belief systems, justified the creation and use of naval forces. Sixteen scholars examine a wide range of themes over a wide time…

    Hardback – 2019-06-15 
    Routledge

  • The Durham Papers: Selections from the Papers of Admiral Sir Philip Charles Henderson Calderwood Durham G.C.B. (1763-1845) book cover

    The Durham Papers

    Selections from the Papers of Admiral Sir Philip Charles Henderson Calderwood Durham G.C.B. (1763-1845), 1st Edition

    Edited by Hilary L Rubinstein

    Admiral Sir Philip Durham (1763-1845) was one of the most distinguished and colourful officers of the late Georgian Navy. His lucky and sometimes controversial career included surviving the sinking of HMS Royal George in 1782, making the first conquest of the tricolour flag in 1793 and the last in…

    Hardback – 2019-05-31 
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    Navy Records Society Publications

  • Underwater Cultural Heritage: Ethical concepts and practical challenges book cover

    Underwater Cultural Heritage

    Ethical concepts and practical challenges, 1st Edition

    By Elena Perez-Alvaro

    Underwater Cultural Heritage investigates cases of underwater cultural heritage, exploring ethical issues that have never been studied before. A vast cultural heritage lies beneath the sea, including the archaeological remains of more than three million vessels, as well as historic monuments and…

    Hardback – 2019-05-27 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • US Intelligence Perceptions of Soviet Power, 1921-1946 book cover

    US Intelligence Perceptions of Soviet Power, 1921-1946

    1st Edition

    By Leonard Leshuk

    Leonard Leshuk begins this study by commenting on the unusual situation whereby a nation as seemingly weak and backward before World War II as the Soviet Union could, in the space of a few years, challenge the USA militarily on a global scale.…

    Paperback – 2019-05-15 
    Routledge

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