History: Military & Naval History

  • Longman Companion to the First World War: Europe 1914-1918 book cover

    Longman Companion to the First World War

    Europe 1914-1918, 1st Edition

    By Colin Nicolson

     This new Companion covers one of the most devastating conflicts in modern history.  The Great War traumatised a generation and shaped the whole of the twentieth century. Speaking as loudly as any first-hand account, the facts and figures laid out in this volume reveal the sheer massive…

    Paperback – 2001-07-06
    Routledge
    Longman Companions To History

  • The Chronicle of the Third Crusade: The Itinerarium Peregrinorum et Gesta Regis Ricardi book cover

    The Chronicle of the Third Crusade

    The Itinerarium Peregrinorum et Gesta Regis Ricardi, 1st Edition

    Edited by Helen J. Nicholson

    This is a translation of the Itinerarium Peregrinorum et Gesta Regis Ricardi, a contemporary chronicle of the Third Crusade, 1187-1192. Told from the viewpoint of the European crusaders, it recounts the fall of the crusader kingdom of Jerusalem to Saladin in 1187 and the subsequent expeditions to…

    Paperback – 2001-06-01
    Routledge
    Crusade Texts in Translation

  • Franco and the Spanish Civil War book cover

    Franco and the Spanish Civil War

    1st Edition

    By Filipe Ribeiro De Meneses

    Franco and the Spanish Civil War is a wide-ranging and insightful analysis of the origins, course, and consequences of the conflict and of Franco's role within it. It offers a broad view of the war through a survey of the social and cultural dimensions, as well as the military and political ones.…

    Paperback – 2001-01-18
    Routledge

  • The Song of the Cathar Wars: A History of the Albigensian Crusade book cover

    The Song of the Cathar Wars

    A History of the Albigensian Crusade, 1st Edition

    Edited by Janet Shirley

    The Song of the Cathar Wars is the first translation into English of the Old Provençal Canso recounting the events of the years 1204-1218 in Southern France. In an effort to extirpate the Cathar heresy, Pope Innocent III launched what is now known as the Albigensian Crusade, but it was fiercely…

    Paperback – 2000-12-07
    Routledge
    Crusade Texts in Translation

  • England's Colonial Wars 1550-1688: Conflicts, Empire and National Identity book cover

    England's Colonial Wars 1550-1688

    Conflicts, Empire and National Identity, 1st Edition

    By Bruce Lenman

     Bruce Lenman's hugely ambitious study explores three interacting themes: the growth of England's sprawling colonial empire; its military dimension; and the impact of colonial warfare on national identity. He starts in Ireland, with the renewed assault of English settlers on the Irish…

    Paperback – 2000-12-06
    Routledge
    Modern Wars In Perspective

  • Masters of War: Classical Strategic Thought book cover

    Masters of War

    Classical Strategic Thought, 3rd Edition

    By Michael I. Handel

    This is the first comprehensive study based on a detailed textual analysis of the classical works on war by Clausewitz, Sun Tzu, Mao Tse-tung, and to a lesser extent, Jomini and Machiavelli. Brushing stereotypes aside, the author takes a fresh look at what these strategic thinkers actually said—not…

    Paperback – 2000-09-29
    Routledge

  • The First World War book cover

    The First World War

    1st Edition

    By Ian J. Cawood, David McKinnon-Bell

    The First World War examines the outbreak, events themselves and aftermath of the Great War, and the political, social and economic effects on the European countries involved. Important themes explored include :* recruitment and propaganda* women's involvement in the war* protest and pacifism* the…

    Paperback – 2000-09-28
    Routledge
    Questions and Analysis in History

  • The United States and the First World War book cover

    The United States and the First World War

    1st Edition

    By Jennifer D. Keene

     The First World War was a pivotal event in world history, but Americans often overlook the importance of their participation in the war. The United States and the First World War provides a concise, comprehensive and engaging evaluation of the war's significance in American history by…

    Paperback – 2000-09-04
    Routledge
    Seminar Studies

  • The French Civil Wars, 1562-1598 book cover

    The French Civil Wars, 1562-1598

    1st Edition

    By R. J. Knecht

    The French Wars of Religion tore the country apart for almost fifty years. They were also part of the wider religious conflict between Catholics and Protestants which raged across Europe during the 16th century. This new study, by a major authority on French history, explores the impact of these…

    Paperback – 2000-08-10
    Routledge
    Modern Wars In Perspective

  • The Northern Wars: War, State and Society in Northeastern Europe, 1558 - 1721 book cover

    The Northern Wars

    War, State and Society in Northeastern Europe, 1558 - 1721, 1st Edition

    By Robert I. Frost

     This book provides an accessible study of the neglected but highly important series of wars fought for control of the Baltic and Northeastern Europe during the period 1558-1721. It is the first comprehensive history which considers the revolution in military strategy which took place in the…

    Paperback – 2000-08-08
    Routledge
    Modern Wars In Perspective

  • The Spanish Civil War book cover

    The Spanish Civil War

    1st Edition

    By Andrew Forrest

    The Spanish Civil War was one of the bloodiest conflicts of the modern era. This book covers: * its background with the fall of the monarchy and the Second Republic* Franco and Fascism* the conflict itself* the role of foreign powers* the legacy of the war. Including narrative, questions and…

    Paperback – 2000-04-13
    Routledge
    Questions and Analysis in History

  • Origins of the Second World War Reconsidered book cover

    Origins of the Second World War Reconsidered

    2nd Edition

    Edited by Gordon Martel

    When A.J.P. Taylor's The Origins of the Second World War appeared in 1961 it made a profound impact. The book became a classic and a central point of reference in all discussion on the Second World War. The second edition of this distinguished collection, written by leading experts in the field, is…

    Paperback – 1999-08-26
    Routledge

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