History: Military & Naval History

  • Victory at Stalingrad: The Battle That Changed History book cover

    Victory at Stalingrad

    The Battle That Changed History, 1st Edition

    By Geoffrey Roberts

     Victory at Stalingrad tells the gripping strategic and military story of that battle. The hard-won Soviet victory prevented Hitler from waging the Second World War for another ten years and set the Germans on the road to defeat. The Soviet victory also prevented the Nazis from completing the…

    Paperback – 2002-11-06

  • East Africa book cover

    East Africa

    1st Edition

    Edited by Malyn Newitt

    The Portuguese appear to have been the first European visitors to encounter East Africa, with the arrival of a lone traveller, Pero da Covilham, in c.1491. Covilham left no account of his experiences, so Vasco da Gama had little idea of what to expect when he led his first voyage to the region in…

    Hardback – 2002-09-18
    Portuguese Encounters with the World in the Age of the Discoveries

  • Navies of Europe book cover

    Navies of Europe

    1st Edition

    By Lawrence Sondhaus

    Europe ruled the waves for most of the modern era and even when its navies were eclipsed in size by the US force, they continued to dominate world wars. In this unique history of Europe's naval forces, Larry Sondhaus charts the development of naval warfare from the transition to steam to…

    Paperback – 2002-08-15

  • The Royal Navy and the Mediterranean: Vol.I: September 1939 - October 1940 book cover

    The Royal Navy and the Mediterranean

    Vol.I: September 1939 - October 1940, 1st Edition

    By David Brown

    This volume deals with the first 15 months of the Mediterranean Campaign including the preparations for war, the effect of the entry of Italy into the war in June, 1940, the tragic actions against the French Fleet, and the achievement of British command of the sea, which was the defining factor for…

    Hardback – 2002-02-27
    Naval Staff Histories

  • The Hundred Years War book cover

    The Hundred Years War

    2nd Edition

    By Robin Neillands

    The Hundred Years War is a lively survey, re-creating the vigour of this turbulent epoch stretching from 1152 to 1453. The Hundred Years War was the longest war in European history, a war which brought fundamental change in two medieval societies, and ushered in the Renaissance.The story of the…

    Paperback – 2001-11-08

  • The Great War: 1914–1918 book cover

    The Great War

    1914–1918, 2nd Edition

    By Marc Ferro

    First published in 2003. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2001-10-12
    Routledge Classics

  • 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, 3rd Edition

    By John Keegan, Andrew Wheatcroft

    The Routledge Who's Who in Military History looks at those men and women who have shaped the course of war. It concentrates on all those periods about which the reader is likely to want information - the eighteenth-century wars in Europe, the American Revolution, the Napoleonic Wars and the major…

    Paperback – 2001-09-27

  • Who's Who in World War II book cover

    Who's Who in World War II

    3rd Edition

    Edited by John Keegan

    First Published in 2004. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2001-09-27

  • The Franco-Prussian War: The German Invasion of France 1870–1871 book cover

    The Franco-Prussian War

    The German Invasion of France 1870–1871, 2nd Edition

    By Michael Howard

    In 1870 Bismarck ordered the Prussian Army to invade France, inciting one of the most dramatic conflicts in European history. It transformed not only the states-system of the Continent but the whole climate of European moral and political thought. The overwhelming triumph of German military might,…

    Paperback – 2001-09-27

  • The Origins of the Vietnam War book cover

    The Origins of the Vietnam War

    1st Edition

    By Fredrik Logevall

    Why did the US make a commitment to an independent South Vietnam? Could a major war have been averted? Fredrik Logevall provides a concise, comprehensive and accessible introduction to the origins of the Vietnam War from the end of the Indochina War in 1954 to the eruption of full-scale war in 1965…

    Paperback – 2001-09-07
    Seminar Studies

  • European Entry into the Pacific: Spain and the Acapulco-Manila Galleons book cover

    European Entry into the Pacific

    Spain and the Acapulco-Manila Galleons, 1st Edition

    By Dennis O. Flynn, Arturo Giráldez

    World history conventionally ignores or underestimates the importance of Manila, the Manila galleons, and the Philippines as key stages in the development of trans-Pacific contact and of the world economy. Essays in this volume discuss Philippine-Asian exchanges prior to the entry of Europeans,…

    Hardback – 2001-08-09
    The Pacific World: Lands, Peoples and History of the Pacific, 1500-1900

  • Modern Insurgencies and Counter-Insurgencies: Guerrillas and their Opponents since 1750 book cover

    Modern Insurgencies and Counter-Insurgencies

    Guerrillas and their Opponents since 1750, 1st Edition

    By Ian F. Beckett

    Modern Insurgencies and Counter-Insurgencies explores how unconventional warfare tactics have opposed past and present governments all over the world, from eighteenth-century guerrilla warfare to the urban terrorism of today. Insurgency remains one of the most prevalent forms of conflict and…

    Paperback – 2001-07-26
    Warfare and History

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