History: Military & Naval History

  • Early Naval Air Power: British and German Approaches book cover

    Early Naval Air Power

    British and German Approaches

    By Dennis Haslop

    This book examines the British and German approach to naval air power, describing the creation and development of the two naval air service organizations and doctrine. This work provides new insights as to how two naval air services were influenced by internal and political interventions, and how…

    Hardback – 2018-01-11 
    Routledge
    Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies Series

  • Warfare in Pre-British India – 1500BCE to 1740CE book cover

    Warfare in Pre-British India – 1500BCE to 1740CE

    By Kaushik Roy

    This book presents a comprehensive survey of warfare in India up to the point where the British began to dominate the sub-continent. It discusses issues such as how far was the relatively bloodless nature of pre-British Indian warfare the product of stateless Indian society? How far did technology…

    Paperback – 2018-01-06 
    Routledge
    Asian States and Empires

  • The Indian Frontier: Horse and Warband in the Making of Empires book cover

    The Indian Frontier

    Horse and Warband in the Making of Empires

    By Jos Gommans

    This omnibus brings together some old and some recent works by Jos Gommans on the warhorse and its impact on medieval and early modern state-formation in South Asia. These studies are based on Gommans’ observation that Indian empires always had to deal with a highly dynamic inner frontier between…

    Hardback – 2018-01-01 
    Routledge

  • Military History book cover

    Military History

    Edited by Jeremy Black

    Addressing the need for an authoritative reference work to make sense of a rapidly growing and ever more complex corpus of literature, Military History is a new title from Routledge’s Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies series. Edited by Jeremy Black (‘the most prolific…

    Hardback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

  • Heritage and Memory of War: Responses from Small Islands book cover

    Heritage and Memory of War

    Responses from Small Islands

    Edited by Gilly Carr, Keir Reeves

    Every large nation in the world was directly or indirectly affected by the impact of war during the course of the twentieth century, and while the historical narratives of war of these nations are well known, far less is understood about how small islands coped. These islands – often not nations in…

    Paperback – 2017-12-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Heritage

  • Security in Roman Times: Rome, Italy and the Emperors book cover

    Security in Roman Times

    Rome, Italy and the Emperors

    By Cecilia Ricci

    Using literary, epigraphic, numismatic and iconographic sources this book investigates the safety devices that were in place for the protection of the emperor and the city of Rome in the imperial age. In the aftermath of the civil wars Augustus continued to provide for his physical safety in the…

    Hardback – 2017-12-15 
    Routledge

  • Eric Bogle, Music and the Great War: 'An Old Man's Tears' book cover

    Eric Bogle, Music and the Great War

    'An Old Man's Tears'

    By Michael Walsh

    Eric Bogle has written many iconic songs that deal with the futility and waste of war. Two of these in particular, ‘And the Band Played Waltzing Matilda’ and ‘No Man’s Land (The Green Fields of France)’, have been recorded numerous times in a dozen or more languages indicating the universality and…

    Hardback – 2017-12-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in First World War History

  • Royal Marines Enculturation: Ritual, Practice and Material Culture book cover

    Royal Marines Enculturation

    Ritual, Practice and Material Culture

    By Mark Burchell

    With a heritage dating back to the mid-seventeenth century, the Royal Marines have accrued a rich history of rituals, artefacts and material culture that is consciously deployed in order to define and shape the institution both historically and going forward into an uncertain future. Drawing upon…

    Hardback – 2017-11-30 
    Routledge
    Material Culture and Modern Conflict

  • Limited War in South Asia: From Decolonization to Recent Times book cover

    Limited War in South Asia

    From Decolonization to Recent Times

    By Scott Gates, Kaushik Roy

    This book examines the origins, courses, and consequences of conventional wars in post-colonial South Asia. Although South Asia has experienced large-scale conventional warfare on several occasions since the end of World War II, there is an almost total neglect of analysis of conventional warfare…

    Hardback – 2017-11-22 
    Routledge
    Military Strategy and Operational Art

  • America Enters the Cold War: The Road to Global Commitment, 1945–1950 book cover

    America Enters the Cold War

    The Road to Global Commitment, 1945–1950

    By Kevin E. Grimm

    America Enters the Cold War provides a succinct and insightful analysis of the foreign policy decisions which shaped America’s early involvement in the Cold War. In focusing on key documents and detailing the ideological foundations of U.S. foreign policy, Kevin Grimm situates the events of the…

    Paperback – 2017-11-22 
    Routledge
    Critical Moments in American History

  • The Countryside Of Hospitaller Rhodes 1306-1423: Original Texts And English Summaries book cover

    The Countryside Of Hospitaller Rhodes 1306-1423

    Original Texts And English Summaries

    By Anthony Luttrell, Greg O'Malley

    The Countryside of Hospitaller Rhodes 1306-1423 explores the main themes of settlement, population and defence of the island of Rhodes from 1306 through to 1423, approximately halfway through the period of Hospitaller rule. Based largely on the Hospital’s Rhodian archive, this book is the…

    Hardback – 2017-11-21 
    Routledge
    The Military Religious Orders

  • Monumental Conflicts: Twentieth Century Wars and the Evolution of Public Memory book cover

    Monumental Conflicts

    Twentieth Century Wars and the Evolution of Public Memory

    Edited by Derek R. Mallett

    Monumental Conflicts examines 20th century wars from the First World War to the First Gulf War, each chapter analyzing how public memory has evolved over time. The chapters raise fascinating questions about war and memory: Why are wars remembered as they are? What factors drive changes in…

    Paperback – 2017-11-16 
    Routledge

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