History: Military & Naval History

  • The Bayeux Tapestry: Collected Papers book cover

    The Bayeux Tapestry

    Collected Papers, 1st Edition

    By Gale R. Owen-Crocker

    This collection of fifteen papers ranges from the author's initial interest in the Tapestry as a source of information on early medieval dress, through to her startling recognition of the embroidery's sophisticated narrative structure. Developing the work of previous authors who had identified…

    Hardback – 2012-12-24
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Security and Stability in the Middle East book cover

    Security and Stability in the Middle East

    1st Edition

    Edited by Barry Rubin

    No region of the world has been more affected by the forces of instability and the factors of war and insecurity than has the Middle East. The area has seen more violence and conflict in the last three or four decades than all of the other world regions put together. Moreover, conflict in the area…

    Hardback – 2011-12-23
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

  • On the Military Orders in Medieval Europe: Structures and Perceptions book cover

    On the Military Orders in Medieval Europe

    Structures and Perceptions, 1st Edition

    By Jürgen Sarnowsky

    This collection of articles by Jürgen Sarnowsky covers 20 years of research dedicated to the military orders in general as well as to the Hospitallers and Teutonic Knights. Four of these have been translated into English especially for this volume and two articles are published here for the first…

    Hardback – 2011-11-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Essays on Medieval Military History: Strategy, Military Revolutions and the Hundred Years War book cover

    Essays on Medieval Military History

    Strategy, Military Revolutions and the Hundred Years War, 1st Edition

    By Clifford J. Rogers

    The Hundred Years War has been the focus of much scholarly work over the past decades. In this collection of fifteen studies, Clifford J. Rogers treats numerous aspects of the war, with particular emphasis on the reign of Edward III. Several campaigns are analyzed in detail, drawing on manuscript…

    Hardback – 2009-12-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Crusaders and Settlers in the Latin East book cover

    Crusaders and Settlers in the Latin East

    1st Edition

    By Jonathan Riley-Smith

    The studies here reflect Jonathan Riley-Smith's work as a historian, which began with research on the history of the military orders, the specific focus of the third section here. Out of this grew the concerns covered in the previous sections: an interest in the political and constitutional history…

    Hardback – 2008-11-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Venice Besieged: Politics and Diplomacy in the Italian Wars, 1494–1534 book cover

    Venice Besieged

    Politics and Diplomacy in the Italian Wars, 1494–1534, 1st Edition

    By Robert Finlay

    The Republic of Venice experienced relentless crisis in the early sixteenth century-political, military, ideological, and commercial. Focusing on Venice's involvement in the Italian Wars, these essays examine various episodes and dimensions of that time of troubles. These include the impact of…

    Hardback – 2008-08-01
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • From Arabian Tribes to Islamic Empire: Army, State and Society in the Near East c.600-850 book cover

    From Arabian Tribes to Islamic Empire

    Army, State and Society in the Near East c.600-850, 1st Edition

    By Patricia Crone

    This second collection of articles by Patricia Crone brings together studies on the development of early Muslim society, above all the army with which it was originally synonymous, from shortly after the Prophet's death until the mid-Abbasid period. The focus is on the changes that the Arab…

    Hardback – 2008-04-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Mongols in the Islamic Lands: Studies in the History of the Ilkhanate book cover

    The Mongols in the Islamic Lands

    Studies in the History of the Ilkhanate, 1st Edition

    By Reuven Amitai

    The Mongols had a profound effect on the regions that they ruled in the eastern Muslim world, from the first Mongol invasion in 1219 through the breakup of the Ilkhanate in 1335 and the various, short-lived successor states. The influence of their rule - positive as well as negative - on the…

    Hardback – 2007-07-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • War, Government, and Society in the Medieval Crown of Aragon book cover

    War, Government, and Society in the Medieval Crown of Aragon

    1st Edition

    By Donald J. Kagay

    The focus of this collection of articles by Donald J. Kagay is the effect of the expansion of royal government on the societies of the medieval Crown of Aragon. He shows how the extensive episodes of warfare during the 13th and 14th centuries served as a catalyst for the extension of the king's law…

    Hardback – 2006-12-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • East Rome, Sasanian Persia and the End of Antiquity: Historiographical and Historical Studies book cover

    East Rome, Sasanian Persia and the End of Antiquity

    Historiographical and Historical Studies, 1st Edition

    By James Howard-Johnston

    The last, longest and most damaging of the wars fought between East Rome and Sasanian Persia (603-628) brought the classical phase of west Eurasian history to a dramatic close. Despite its evident significance, not least as the distant setting for Muhammad's prophetic mission, this last great war…

    Hardback – 2006-07-28
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Military Orders in the Early Modern Portuguese World: The Orders of Christ, Santiago and Avis book cover

    Military Orders in the Early Modern Portuguese World

    The Orders of Christ, Santiago and Avis, 1st Edition

    By Francis A. Dutra

    During the sixteenth, seventeenth, and eighteenth centuries, the three Portuguese military orders of Christ, Santiago and Avis became that kingdom's most important institutions for rewarding services to the Crown. Membership in these military orders was highly prized as status symbols and because…

    Hardback – 2006-03-23
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Buccaneers, Explorers and Settlers: British Enterprise and Encounters in the Pacific, 1670-1800 book cover

    Buccaneers, Explorers and Settlers

    British Enterprise and Encounters in the Pacific, 1670-1800, 1st Edition

    By Glyndwr Williams

    Buccaneers, Explorers and Settlers studies how during 'the long 18th century' British incursions into the Pacific transformed Europe's knowledge of that great ocean. Buccaneers devastated Spanish settlements and shipping in the South Sea, and the accounts by Dampier and his companions of their…

    Hardback – 2005-07-01
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

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