History: Military & Naval History

  • The Origins of the American Civil War book cover

    The Origins of the American Civil War

    1st Edition

    By Brian Holden Reid

    The American Civil War (1861-65) was the bloodiest war of the nineteenth century and its impact continues to be felt today. It, and its origins have been studied more intensively than any other period in American history, yet it remains profoundly controversial. Brian Holden Reid's formidable…

    Paperback – 1996-08-13
    Routledge
    Origins Of Modern Wars

  • American War Plans 1945-1950 book cover

    American War Plans 1945-1950

    1st Edition

    By Steven T. Ross

    In late 1945, it became clear that the Soviet Union was an aggressive power. American military planners began to develop strategies to deal with the frightening possibility of a war with the Soviet Union. This work examines those plans.…

    Paperback – 1996-04-30
    Routledge

  • Who's Who in Military History: From 1453 to the Present Day book cover

    Who's Who in Military History

    From 1453 to the Present Day, 2nd Edition

    By John Keegan, Andrew Wheatcroft

    Who's Who in Military History looks at those people who have shaped the course of war. Broad in geographical and chronological scope, it concentrates on all the major periods and conflicts in history, from 1453 up to and including the Persian Gulf War. It provides: * detailed biographies of the…

    Paperback – 1996-03-28
    Routledge

  • The European Opportunity book cover

    The European Opportunity

    1st Edition

    By Felipe Fernández-Armesto

    These 15 articles follow on from those in The Global Opportunity in that they examine how and why the Europeans expanded worldwide. Part one explores the means in terms of science, technology and material resources; part two examines the motives, primarily as a result of restricted resources in…

    Hardback – 1995-09-14
    Routledge
    An Expanding World: The European Impact on World History, 1450 to 1800

  • The Global Opportunity book cover

    The Global Opportunity

    1st Edition

    By Felipe Fernández-Armesto

    Though usually depicted as an aspect of the "European miracle", it is argued that imperial expansion is better understood as a world-wide phenomenon of the late medieval and early modern period, in which expanding societies grew outwards and collided from widely separated centres. This first volume…

    Hardback – 1995-07-27
    Routledge
    An Expanding World: The European Impact on World History, 1450 to 1800

  • China at War 1901-1949 book cover

    China at War 1901-1949

    1st Edition

    By Edward L. Dreyer

    Few phases of history were as heavy with implications for the world at large than the turbulent years through which China moved from the overthrow of the last imperial dynasty in 1911, through anarchy, civil war and invasion, to the final triumph of the Communists in 1949 - yet few periods are as…

    Paperback – 1995-07-13
    Routledge
    Modern Wars In Perspective

  • Who's Who in World War II book cover

    Who's Who in World War II

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Keegan

    Paperback – 1995-03-09
    Routledge

  • Nazi Germany at War book cover

    Nazi Germany at War

    1st Edition

    By Martin Kitchen

    A powerful and absorbing study of the German home front from the outbreak of hostilities to the collapse of the Third Reich. It explores the impact of Nazi domestic policies on the German people, and the effects of the extreme radicalization of the regime under the pressures of total war. It…

    Paperback – 1994-10-31
    Routledge

  • The Spanish-American War 1895-1902: Conflict in the Caribbean and the Pacific book cover

    The Spanish-American War 1895-1902

    Conflict in the Caribbean and the Pacific, 1st Edition

    By Joseph Smith

    Fought in both Caribbean and Pacific and turning on America's superior naval strength, this short but decisive war had momentous consequences internationally. It ended Spain's imperial power, and the US emerged for the first time as an active force in world affairs, acquiring -- amidst much…

    Paperback – 1994-08-01
    Routledge
    Modern Wars In Perspective

  • The Imperial Roman Army book cover

    The Imperial Roman Army

    1st Edition

    By Yann Le Bohec

    The Emperor Augustus believed that the Roman army occupied a crucial lace at the heart of the empire and it was he who made it a fully professional force. This book looks at the structure and development of the army between the Republic and the Late Empire, examining why the army has always been…

    Hardback – 1994-01-05
    Routledge

  • War and Society in Britain 1899-1948 book cover

    War and Society in Britain 1899-1948

    1st Edition

    By Rex Pope

    Rex Pope reassesses the impact of war on the political and social structures of British society during the first half of the twentieth century, and introduces the reader to current debates about the relationship between war and change.…

    Paperback – 1991-12-09
    Routledge
    Seminar Studies

  • The Thirty Years War book cover

    The Thirty Years War

    1st Edition

    By Stephen J. Lee

    The period 1618-1648 was one of the most complex in European history. Religion interacted with rebellion and dynastic rivalry in a series of conflicts in central Europe known collectively as the Thirty Years War. This book guides the reader through the period by surveying the narrative of events…

    Paperback – 1991-10-31
    Routledge
    Lancaster Pamphlets

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