History: Military & Naval History

  • European Military Rivalry, 1500–1750: Fierce Pageant book cover

    European Military Rivalry, 1500–1750

    Fierce Pageant, 1st Edition

    By Gregory Hanlon

    European Military Rivalry, 1500–1750: Fierce Pageant examines more than two hundred years of international rivalry across Western, Central, and Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean rim. The book discusses the increasing scale, expenditure and duration of early modern wars; the impact of modern…

    Paperback – 2020-04-24 
    Routledge

  • Communication and the First World War book cover

    Communication and the First World War

    1st Edition

    Edited by John Griffiths

    Despite the voluminous historical literature on the First World War, a volume devoted to the theme of communication has yet to appear. From the communication of war aims and objectives to the communication of war call-up and war experience and knowledge, this volume fills the gap in the market,…

    Hardback – 2020-04-23 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in First World War History

  • Defence Studies book cover

    Defence Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by David J. Galbreath, Alex Neads

    Those working in Defence Studies explore the convergence between war and politics. It is, in the words of the editor of this new Routledge collection, ‘the socio-technological study of how martial force is understood, built, and deployed’. Indeed, the term ‘Defence Studies’ has its origins in the…

    Hardback – 2020-04-10 
    Routledge
    Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

  • Steamship Nationalism: Ocean Liners and National Identity in Imperial Germany and Atlantic World book cover

    Steamship Nationalism

    Ocean Liners and National Identity in Imperial Germany and Atlantic World, 1st Edition

    By Mark A. Russell

    Steamship Nationalism is a cultural, social, and political history of the S.S. Imperator, Vaterland, and Bismarck. Transatlantic passenger steamships launched by the Hamburg-Amerikanische Packetfahrt-Aktien-Gesellschaft (HAPAG) between 1912 and 1914, they do not enjoy the international fame of…

    Hardback – 2020-04-07 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Muslims and Crusaders: Christianity’s Wars in the Middle East, 1095–1382, from the Islamic Sources book cover

    Muslims and Crusaders

    Christianity’s Wars in the Middle East, 1095–1382, from the Islamic Sources, 2nd Edition

    By Niall Christie

    Muslims and Crusaders combines chronological narrative, discussion of important areas of scholarly enquiry and evidence from Islamic primary sources to give a well-rounded survey of Christianity’s wars in the Middle East, 1095–1382. Revised, expanded and updated to take account of the most recent…

    Paperback – 2020-04-02 
    Routledge
    Seminar Studies

  • The World of Shipping book cover

    The World of Shipping

    1st Edition

    Edited by David M. Williams

    Published in 1997, this volume is a collection of seminal articles on a theme of central importance in the study of transport history, selected from the leading journal in the field. containing articles selected by a distinguished scholar, as well as an authoritative new introduction by the…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Great Britain and the German Navy book cover

    Great Britain and the German Navy

    1st Edition

    By E.L. Woodward

    First published in 1935, in this volume E.L. Woodward reconstructs with his usual painstaking industry the various phases of Anglo-German naval relations from the enactment of the German navy laws of 1898-1900 to the months of the apparent détente just before the outbreak of war in 1914. The…

    Paperback – 2020-04-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The English Civil War book cover

    The English Civil War

    1st Edition

    Edited by Stanley Carpenter

    The English Civil Wars of 1642-1651, part of a broader pattern of civil conflict in Britain and Ireland between 1639 and 1660 caused by a clash between King Charles I and Parliament over issues of religion, the constitutional role and limitations of monarchy and command and control of military…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge

  • Sport, War and the British: 1850 to the Present book cover

    Sport, War and the British

    1850 to the Present, 1st Edition

    By Peter Donaldson

    Spanning the colonial campaigns of the Victorian age to the War on Terror after 9/11, this study explores the role sport was perceived to have played in the lives and work of military personnel, and examines how sporting language and imagery were deployed to shape and reconfigure civilian society’s…

    Hardback – 2020-03-31 
    Routledge
    Routledge Research in Sports History

  • Philip Skippon and the British Civil Wars: The

    Philip Skippon and the British Civil Wars

    The "Christian Centurion", 1st Edition

    By Ismini Pells

    Philip Skippon was the third-most senior general in parliament’s New Model Army during the British Civil Wars. A veteran of European Protestant armies during the period of the Thirty Years’ War and long-serving commander of the London Trained Bands, no other high-ranking parliamentarian enjoyed…

    Hardback – 2020-03-06 
    Routledge

  • Warfare and the Making of Early Medieval Italy (568–652) book cover

    Warfare and the Making of Early Medieval Italy (568–652)

    1st Edition

    By Eduardo Fabbro

    Devastated by two decades of war and ravaged by the spread of the plague, large parts of Italy fell quickly into the hands of a group known to history as the Lombards. By the early 570s the Lombards were firmly established in Italy, which they ruled without ever fully unifying it. The events of the…

    Hardback – 2020-03-04 
    Routledge
    Studies in Medieval History and Culture

  • Gladstone and Kruger: Liberal Government & Colonial 'Home Rule' 1880-85 book cover

    Gladstone and Kruger

    Liberal Government & Colonial 'Home Rule' 1880-85, 1st Edition

    By Deryck Schreuder

    Originally published in 1969, Gladstone and Kruger examines British reactions to the Afrikaner nationalism. Beginning with the first Anglo-Boer war of 1880-81, it examines the formulation of policy after the British defeat at Majuba Hill. A that moment, the dangers of a pan-Afrikaner revolt in the…

    Paperback – 2020-02-28 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Gladstone and Disraeli

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