History: Military & Naval History

  • The British Army in Palestine and the 1948 War: Containment, Withdrawal and Evacuation book cover

    The British Army in Palestine and the 1948 War

    Containment, Withdrawal and Evacuation, 1st Edition

    By Alon Kadish

    Following the end of the Second World War the main mission of the British Army in Palestine was to contain Jewish attacks and illegal immigration while the fate of the Mandate was being decided. This book is a record of the British Army during the final year and its impact on the course and outcome…

    Hardback – 2019-11-26 
    Routledge
    Israeli History, Politics and Society

  • The Arctic Journal of Captain Henry Wemyss Feilden, R. A., The Naturalist in H. M. S. Alert, 1875-1876 book cover

    The Arctic Journal of Captain Henry Wemyss Feilden, R. A., The Naturalist in H. M. S. Alert, 1875-1876

    1st Edition

    Edited by Trevor Levere

    The British Arctic Expedition of 1875–6 was the first major British naval expedition to the high Arctic where science was almost as important as geographical exploration. There were hopes that the expedition might find the hypothetical open polar sea and with it the longed-for North-west Passage,…

    Hardback – 2019-11-13 
    Routledge
    Hakluyt Society, Third Series

  • Women Warriors in Southeast Asia book cover

    Women Warriors in Southeast Asia

    1st Edition

    Edited by Vina A. Lanzona, Frederik Rettig

    This book brings together a wide range of case studies to explore the experiences and significance of women warriors in Southeast Asian history from ancient to contemporary times. Using a number of sources, including royal chronicles, diaries, memoirs and interviews, the book discusses why women…

    Hardback – 2019-11-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Construction of National Socialist Europe during the Second World War: How the New Order Took Shape book cover

    The Construction of National Socialist Europe during the Second World War

    How the New Order Took Shape, 1st Edition

    By Raimund Bauer

    Throughout the Second World War, the term ‘Europe’ featured prominently in National Socialist rhetoric. This book reconstructs what Europe stood for in National Socialist Germany, analyses how the interplay of its defining elements changed dependent on the war, and shows that the new European order…

    Hardback – 2019-10-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Second World War History

  • The Boundless Sea: Writing Mediterranean History book cover

    The Boundless Sea

    Writing Mediterranean History, 1st Edition

    By Peregrine Horden, Nicholas Purcell

    This volume brings together for the first time a collection of twelve articles written both jointly and individually by Peregrine Horden and Nicholas Purcell as they have participated in the debates generated by their major work, The Corrupting Sea: A Study of Mediterranean History (2000). One…

    Hardback – 2019-10-28 
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • The Royal Indian Navy: Trajectories, Transformations and the Transfer of Power book cover

    The Royal Indian Navy

    Trajectories, Transformations and the Transfer of Power, 1st Edition

    By Kalesh Mohanan

    This book presents a comprehensive history of the Royal Indian Navy (RIN). It traces the origins of the RIN to the East India Company, as early as 1612, and untangles the institution’s complex history. Capturing various transitional phases of the RIN, especially during the crucial period of 1920–…

    Hardback – 2019-10-18 
    Routledge India

  • The Dirty Secret of Early Modern Capitalism: The Global Reach of the Dutch Arms Trade, Warfare and Mercenaries in the Seventeenth Century book cover

    The Dirty Secret of Early Modern Capitalism

    The Global Reach of the Dutch Arms Trade, Warfare and Mercenaries in the Seventeenth Century, 1st Edition

    By Kees Boterbloem

    This book shows how the Dutch accumulation of great wealth was closely linked to their involvement in warfare. By charting Dutch activity across the globe, it explores Dutch participation in the international arms trade, and in wars both at home and abroad. In doing so, it ponders the issue of how…

    Hardback – 2019-10-16 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Early Modern History

  • Romans at War: Soldiers, Citizens and Society in the Roman Republic book cover

    Romans at War

    Soldiers, Citizens and Society in the Roman Republic, 1st Edition

    Edited by Jeremy Armstrong, Michael P. Fronda

    This volume addresses the fundamental importance of the army, warfare, and military service to the development of both the Roman Republic and wider Italic society in the second half of the first millennium BCE. It brings together emerging and established scholars in the area of Roman military…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • The Slave Trade, Abolition and the Long History of International Criminal Law: The Recaptive and the Victim book cover

    The Slave Trade, Abolition and the Long History of International Criminal Law

    The Recaptive and the Victim, 1st Edition

    By Emily Haslam

    Modern international criminal law typically traces its origins to the 20th century Nuremberg and Tokyo trials, excluding the slave trade and abolition. Yet, as this book shows, the slave trade and abolition resound in international criminal law in multiple ways. Its central focus lies in a close…

    Hardback – 2019-10-15 
    Routledge

  • The English Civil War book cover

    The English Civil War

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stanley Carpenter

    The English Civil Wars of 1642-1651, part of a broader pattern of civil conflict in Britain and Ireland between 1639 and 1660 caused by a clash between King Charles I and Parliament over issues of religion, the constitutional role and limitations of monarchy and command and control of military…

    Hardback – 2019-09-04
    Routledge

  • Warfare in Latin America - Volumes I and II book cover

    Warfare in Latin America - Volumes I and II

    1st Edition

    Edited by Miguel A. Centeno

    This two volume work is the first extensive collection of analytical materials regarding the history of war in Latin America. Covering pre-history to the 1990s, it also includes accounts from every region and form of warfare. Experts on the continent and those who work on the military in other…

    Hardback – 2019-09-04
    Routledge

  • Contesting the Origins of the First World War: An Historiographical Argument book cover

    Contesting the Origins of the First World War

    An Historiographical Argument, 1st Edition

    By Troy R E Paddock

    Contesting the Origins of the First World War challenges the Anglophone emphasis on Germany as bearing the primary responsibility in causing the conflict and instead builds upon new perspectives to reconsider the roles of the other Great Powers. Using the work of Terrance Zuber, Sean McMeekin,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

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