History: Military & Naval History

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

    US Intelligence Perceptions of Soviet Power, 1921-1946

    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 – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Tropical Warfare in the Asia-Pacific Region, 1941-45 book cover

    Tropical Warfare in the Asia-Pacific Region, 1941-45

    By Kaushik Roy

    This is the first book to provide a comprehensive overview of the land war of the Second World War in South-East Asia and the South and South-West Pacific. The extensive existing literature focuses on particular armies – Japanese, British, American, Australian or Indian – and/or on particular…

    Hardback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Asian States and Empires

  • Britain, Nasser and the Balance of Power in the Middle East, 1952-1977: From The Eygptian Revolution to the Six Day War book cover

    Britain, Nasser and the Balance of Power in the Middle East, 1952-1977

    From The Eygptian Revolution to the Six Day War

    By Robert McNamara

    A multi-archival documentary history of British policy towards Nasser's Egypt under the Churchill, Eden, Macmillan, Home and Wilson governments. The primary focus of the study is an enquiry into the causes of the Anglo-Egyptian Cold War from 1952 to 1967.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • The Vistas of American Military History 1800-1898 book cover

    The Vistas of American Military History 1800-1898

    Edited by Dr Brian Holden-Reid, Joseph G Dawson III

    A team of leading American military historians here investigate the factors that shaped the United States Army in the nineteenth century. Throwing new light on its history, this deeply researched book explores a mulitplicity of themes. These include the social structure, command system and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge

  • Western Warfare in the Age of the Crusades 1000-1300 book cover

    Western Warfare in the Age of the Crusades 1000-1300

    By John France

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2017-10-31 
    Routledge
    Warfare and History

  • Small Wars and Insurgencies in Theory and Practice, 1500-1850 book cover

    Small Wars and Insurgencies in Theory and Practice, 1500-1850

    Edited by Beatrice Heuser

    In early modern times, warfare in Europe took on many diverse and overlapping forms. Our modern notions of ‘regular’ and ‘irregular’ warfare, of ‘major war’ and ‘small war’, have their roots in much greater diversity than such binary notions allow for. While insurgencies go back to time immemorial,…

    Paperback – 2017-10-24 
    Routledge

  • Ways of War: American Military History from the Colonial Era to the Twenty-First Century book cover

    Ways of War

    American Military History from the Colonial Era to the Twenty-First Century, 2nd Edition

    By Matthew S. Muehlbauer, David J. Ulbrich

    From the first interactions between European and native peoples to the recent conflicts in Afghanistan and Iraq, military issues have always played an important role in American history. Now in its updated second edition, Ways of War comprehensively explains the place of the military within the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-20 
    Routledge

  • Europe from War to War, 1914-1945 book cover

    Europe from War to War, 1914-1945

    By Alice-Catherine Carls, Stephen D. Carls

    Europe from War to War, 1914-1945 explores this age of metamorphosis within European history, an age which played a crucial role in shaping the Europe of today. Covering a wide range of topics such as religion, arts and literature, humanitarian relief during the wars, transnational feminism and…

    Paperback – 2017-10-06 
    Routledge

  • 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 – 2017-10-03 
    Routledge
    The Military Religious Orders

  • Wellington's Masterpiece: The Battle and Campaign of Salamanca book cover

    Wellington's Masterpiece

    The Battle and Campaign of Salamanca

    By Peter Young, J. P. Lawford

    The Peninsular war was not only one of the great periods in British military history, it was also a war in which guerillas exerted a major influence, and as such, has continued relevance today. Salamanca established Wellington as one of the great military commanders of any age and it is one of the…

    Paperback – 2017-10-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

  • A History of Europe: From 1378 to 1494 book cover

    A History of Europe

    From 1378 to 1494

    By W.T. Waugh

    First published in 1932, this book looks at a period that has often been thought of as a time of general decline in the most characteristic features of medieval civilisation. While acknowledging decline in many areas during this period — the power of the Church, feudalism, guilds, the Hanseatic…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

  • History of the Middle Ages: 300-1500 book cover

    History of the Middle Ages

    300-1500

    By James Westfall Thompson

    First published in 1931, this book covers the broad period of time between the Christian Roman Empire instituted in the fourth century and the period of the Renaissance. The author traces the main events of medieval history — striking a balance between political, institutional, social and cultural…

    Paperback – 2017-09-30 
    Routledge

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