History: Military & Naval History

  • Science, Empire and the European Exploration of the Pacific book cover

    Science, Empire and the European Exploration of the Pacific

    1st Edition

    Edited by Tony Ballantyne

    This collection of essays assesses the interrelationship between exploration, empire-building and science in the opening up of the Pacific Ocean by Europeans between the early 16th and mid-19th century. It explores both the role of various sciences in enabling European imperial projects in the…

    Hardback – 2004-10-26
    The Pacific World: Lands, Peoples and History of the Pacific, 1500-1900

  • Women and War in the Twentieth Century: Enlisted with or without Consent book cover

    Women and War in the Twentieth Century

    Enlisted with or without Consent, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicole A. Dombrowski

    First published in 2005. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2004-09-29

  • Invasion!: Operation Sea Lion, 1940 book cover


    Operation Sea Lion, 1940, 1st Edition

    By Martin Marix Evans, Angus Mcgeoch

    This terrifying alternative reality is actually based on historical facts.  The book follows the real course of events up to1 September, including the planning in Britain and Germany, and the aerial war. The fictional story then supposes that the Germans halted their advance in France along…

    Paperback – 2004-09-09

  • Rethinking Military History book cover

    Rethinking Military History

    1st Edition

    By Jeremy Black

    Rethinking Military History is a bold new 'thought book' that reconsiders military history at the beginning of the twenty-first century. The chapters provide a valuable and concise survey of the main themes in the study of military history from 1500 to the present day as Jeremy Black reveals…

    Paperback – 2004-08-26

  • Who's Who in Naval History: From 1550 to the present book cover

    Who's Who in Naval History

    From 1550 to the present, 1st Edition

    By Joseph F. Callo, Alastair Wilson

    This A-Z guide covers the life and careers of over 600 key figures in naval history, from the sixteenth century to the present day. Featuring influential figures from the UK, US and around the world, from the great admirals such as Nelson, to minesweepers, designers and administrators, it is an…

    Hardback – 2004-07-22

  • The Second World War: Ambitions to Nemesis book cover

    The Second World War

    Ambitions to Nemesis, 1st Edition

    By Bradley Lightbody

    Bradley Lightbody presents a fascinating and accessible history of the Second World War in its global context. Examining the war around general themes from ambition and advance, through expansion and containment, to rout and victory, The Second World War covers all the major theatres and events of…

    Paperback – 2004-05-27

  • The World War Two Reader book cover

    The World War Two Reader

    1st Edition

    Edited by Gordon Martel

    From highly respected field academic Gordon Martel, The World War Two Reader is a rare work that provides a complete and up-to-date overview of the recent historiography on World War Two. Huge in scope, both geographically and thematically, this excellent reader examines twenty-one articles by…

    Paperback – 2004-05-20
    Routledge Readers in History

  • The Origins of the Arab Israeli Wars book cover

    The Origins of the Arab Israeli Wars

    4th Edition

    By Ritchie Ovendale

    This highly-regarded history gives a balanced and judicious introduction to this immensely complex and controversial subject, weaving different strands of the story into a single coherent narrative, thus making it essential reading for all students studying conflict in the Middle East. Of all the…

    Paperback – 2004-04-15
    Origins Of Modern Wars

  • Dangerous Liaisons: Collaboration and World War Two book cover

    Dangerous Liaisons

    Collaboration and World War Two, 1st Edition

    By Peter Davies

    The Nazi regime in Germany was terrible enough without even accounting for the policy of collaboration. So what extra does collaboration say about Hitler and his plans for Europe? Peter Davies explores the mindset and political attitudes of Hitler and also many other controversial pro-Nazi leaders…

    Paperback – 2004-02-19

  • Royal Warriors: A Military History of the British Monarchy book cover

    Royal Warriors

    A Military History of the British Monarchy, 1st Edition

    By Charles Carlton

    "War is the trade of kings" John Dryden.War and monarchy are two of the most important and resonant topics in British History. This exciting new book explores the role that kings and queens have played in war, and how war has shaped the monarchy. Aimed explicitly at the general reader, the book…

    Hardback – 2003-11-13

  • Hello Sailor!: The hidden history of gay life at sea book cover

    Hello Sailor!

    The hidden history of gay life at sea, 1st Edition

    By Jo Stanley, Paul Baker

    When gays had to be closeted, ships were the only places where homosexual men could not only be out but also camp. And on some liners to the sun and the New World, queens and butches had a ball. They sashayed and minced their way across the world's oceans. Never before has the story been told of…

    Paperback – 2003-03-07

  • British Imperial Strategies in the Pacific, 1750-1900 book cover

    British Imperial Strategies in the Pacific, 1750-1900

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jane Samson

    The focus of this volume is Britain's trans-Pacific empire. This began with haphazard challenges to Spanish dominion, but by the end of the 18th century, the British had established a colony in Australia and had gone to the brink of war with Spain to establish trading rights in the north Pacific.…

    Hardback – 2003-02-21
    The Pacific World: Lands, Peoples and History of the Pacific, 1500-1900

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