History: Military & Naval History

  • The Bomb: Nuclear Weapons in their Historical, Strategic and Ethical Context book cover

    The Bomb

    Nuclear Weapons in their Historical, Strategic and Ethical Context, 1st Edition

    By D.B.G. Heuser

    This tightly argued and profoundly thought provoking book tackles a huge subject: the coming of the nuclear age with bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in August 1945, and the ways in which it has changed our lives since. Dr Heuser sets these events in their historical context and tackles key issues…

    Paperback – 1999-08-20
    Routledge
    Turning Points

  • The English Wars and Republic, 1637-1660 book cover

    The English Wars and Republic, 1637-1660

    1st Edition

    By Graham E. Seel

    The English Civil Wars explores the period of turmoil in British history from 1637 and the latter part of the reign of Charles I, to the restoration with Charles II in 1660. The religious and political crises surrounding the Civil Wars, and the key personalities of Charles I and Oliver Cromwell…

    Paperback – 1999-07-22
    Routledge
    Questions and Analysis in History

  • Britain in the Second World War book cover

    Britain in the Second World War

    1st Edition

    By Mark Donnelly

    Britain in the Second World War presents a new and vivid survey of politics, society, culture and military strategy between 1939 and 1945. Structured around themes such as 'Wartime Media', and 'Britain and its Allies', the book covers the major historical debates of these areas, including Britains…

    Paperback – 1999-06-24
    Routledge

  • The Wars of Louis XIV 1667-1714 book cover

    The Wars of Louis XIV 1667-1714

    1st Edition

    By John A. Lynn

    Warfare dominated the long reign of the `Sun-king', Louis XIV. For forty years from 1672, France was continuously at war and had one of the largest armies seen in the West since the fall of imperial Rome. The campaigns secured little territory, but almost bankrupted the country and the consequences…

    Paperback – 1999-05-06
    Routledge
    Modern Wars In Perspective

  • The Conquest of Jerusalem and the Third Crusade: Sources in Translation book cover

    The Conquest of Jerusalem and the Third Crusade

    Sources in Translation, 1st Edition

    By Peter W. Edbury

    This is a complete collection in modern English of the key texts describing Saladin’s conquest of Jerusalem in October 1187 and the Third Crusade, which was Christendom’s response to the catastrophe. The largest and most important text in the book is a translation of the fullest version of the Old…

    Paperback – 1998-11-02
    Routledge
    Crusade Texts in Translation

  • The Bear Went Over the Mountain: Soviet Combat Tactics in Afghanistan book cover

    The Bear Went Over the Mountain

    Soviet Combat Tactics in Afghanistan, 1st Edition

    Edited by Lester W. Grau

    This collection of vignettes was written by Soviet junior officers describing their experiences fighting the Mujahideen guerillas. It is not a history of the Soviet-Afghan war, but snapshots of combat as seen by young platoon leaders, company commanders, battalion commanders and military advisers.…

    Paperback – 1998-09-30
    Routledge
    Soviet (Russian) Study of War

  • The British Wars, 1637-1651 book cover

    The British Wars, 1637-1651

    1st Edition

    By Peter Gaunt

    During the 1640s, the kingdoms ruled by Charles I - England and Wales, Scotland and Ireland - were gripped by a series of civil wars and conflicts which were, in part, distinct to each kingdom, but which also overlapped and inter-related, leading some British historians to portray them as a single…

    Paperback – 1997-10-23
    Routledge
    Lancaster Pamphlets

  • Warfare and Empires: Contact and Conflict Between European and Non-European Military and Maritime Forces and Cultures book cover

    Warfare and Empires

    Contact and Conflict Between European and Non-European Military and Maritime Forces and Cultures, 1st Edition

    It is commonplace that warfare was integral to the European expansion, pitting the superiorities of the European against the inferiorities of the ’native’. The aim of this book is to look deeper, and to examine the technological, political and economic structures and capacities of the competing…

    Hardback – 1997-10-23
    Routledge
    An Expanding World: The European Impact on World History, 1450 to 1800

  • Vietnam: Anatomy of a Peace book cover

    Vietnam: Anatomy of a Peace

    1st Edition

    By Gabriel Kolko

    Vietnam has experienced huge political and economic development since the war. In Anatomy of a Peace, Gabriel Kolko looks at the main economic phases the Communist Party has embarked upon since 1986 and outlines the transition to nascent capitalism. He also explores Vietnam's relations to its…

    Paperback – 1997-04-10
    Routledge

  • The Thirty Years' War book cover

    The Thirty Years' War

    2nd Edition

    By Geoffrey Parker

    The first edition of The Thirty Years' War offered an unrivalled survey of a central period in European history. Drawing on a huge body of source material from different languages and countries throughout Europe, it provided a clear and comprehensive narrative and analytical account of the subject.…

    Paperback – 1997-01-23
    Routledge

  • War and Progress: Britain 1914-1945 book cover

    War and Progress

    Britain 1914-1945, 1st Edition

    By Peter Dewey

    This is an account of how the daily lives of ordinary peoples were changed, profoundly and permanently, by these three momentous decades 1914-1945. Often depicted in negative terms Peter Dewey finds a much more positive pattern in the wealth of evidence he lays before us. His is a story of economic…

    Paperback – 1996-11-08
    Routledge
    Longman Economic and Social History of Britain

  • The Atlantic Staple Trade: Volume 1: Commerce and Politics; Volume 2: The Economics of Trade book cover

    The Atlantic Staple Trade

    Volume 1: Commerce and Politics; Volume 2: The Economics of Trade, 1st Edition

    Edited by Susan Socolow

    This two volume set reprints the most important standard studies and interpretations of the development of the crucial Atlantic trade. The first volume, concerned with general trade and political economy, approaches the topic from the viewpoint of individual trading nations in the Atlantic -…

    Hardback – 1996-10-24
    Routledge
    An Expanding World: The European Impact on World History, 1450 to 1800

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