History: Military & Naval History

  • The Private Correspondence of Admiral Lord Collingwood book cover

    The Private Correspondence of Admiral Lord Collingwood

    1st Edition

    By Edward Hughes

    This volume attempts to rescue Nelson’s second-in-command at Trafalgar from the comparative obscurity that had overtaken him since the close of the nineteenth century. Vice-Admiral Lord Collingwood (1748-1810), lionised for his role at Trafalgar by his contemporaries and by Victorians, had become…

    Paperback – 2019-04-25
    Routledge

  • Russian War: 1855, Baltic, Official Correspondence book cover

    Russian War

    1855, Baltic, Official Correspondence, 1st Edition

    By D. Bonner-Smith

    This volume reproduces the January 1856 Cabinet Confidential print, compiled when the British Government still anticipated further campaigns in both main theatres. Following the successful bombardment of Sweaborg in August, extensive planning for an assault on Cronstadt and the decision to retain…

    Paperback – 2019-04-25
    Routledge

  • Letters and Papers of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Thomas Byam Martin: Vol. II book cover

    Letters and Papers of Admiral of the Fleet Sir Thomas Byam Martin

    Vol. II, 1st Edition

    By Sir Richard Vesey Hamilton

    Admiral Hamilton edited three volumes of Byam Martin’s papers which were issued out of sequence. This volume consists of journals, public and private correspondence dealing with the years 1808 to 1812, when Martin was a captain in Saumarez’s fleet in the Baltic, and 1812 to 1813, when he was Lord…

    Paperback – 2019-04-25
    Routledge

  • Letters of Admiral of the Fleet The Earl of St. Vincent: 1801-1804, Vol. I book cover

    Letters of Admiral of the Fleet The Earl of St. Vincent

    1801-1804, Vol. I, 1st Edition

    By David Bonner Smith

    These volumes present letters and other documents of St Vincent’s period as First Lord of the Admiralty, the most controversial and politically-heated of any during the time of the sailing navy. They are taken from his out-letter books, and do not include the replies. Unusually for Society volumes,…

    Paperback – 2019-04-25
    Routledge

  • The Naval Miscellany: Vol. II book cover

    The Naval Miscellany

    Vol. II, 1st Edition

    By Sir John Knox Laughton

    This volume contains documents that date from the sixteenth to the nineteenth century. The three for the sixteenth century include English piracy against the Spaniards, a Scottish document about a ship getting under way and the taking of the Madre de Dios in 1592. Two documents from the seventeenth…

    Paperback – 2019-04-25
    Routledge

  • The Beatty Papers: Selections from the Private and Official Correspondence of Admiral of the Fleet Earl Beatty: v. 1: 1902-18: Selections from the Private and Official Correspondence of Admiral of the Fleet Earl Beatty book cover

    The Beatty Papers: Selections from the Private and Official Correspondence of Admiral of the Fleet Earl Beatty: v. 1: 1902-18

    Selections from the Private and Official Correspondence of Admiral of the Fleet Earl Beatty, 1st Edition

    By B.McL. Ranft

    David Beatty joined the Victorian Navy in 1884. His early career therefore occurred at a time of great technological, tactical and strategic challenges to the Royal Navy. In 1910 he was promoted to Rear Admiral, and from 1912 served as Naval Secretary to Winston Churchill, the First Lord of the…

    Paperback – 2019-04-17
    Routledge

  • The Shaping of Africa: Cosmographic Discourse and Cartographic Science in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe book cover

    The Shaping of Africa

    Cosmographic Discourse and Cartographic Science in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe, 1st Edition

    By Francesc Relaño

    This title was first published in 2002. When did Africa emerge as a continent in the European mind? This book aims to trace the origins of the idea of Africa and its evolution in Renaissance thought. Particular attention is given to the relationship between the process of acquiring knowledge…

    Hardback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Navy of the Lancastrian Kings: Accounts and Inventories of William Soper, Keeper of the King’s Ships, 1422-1427 book cover

    The Navy of the Lancastrian Kings

    Accounts and Inventories of William Soper, Keeper of the King’s Ships, 1422-1427, 1st Edition

    By Susan Rose

    This volume prints, from a manuscript in the National Maritime Museum, the accounts kept by the official in charge of the King’s ships during these years, translated from medieval Latin. The accounts are concerned largely with the disposal of the vessels owned by Henry V after his death. Also…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge

  • The Routledge History of Gender, War, and the U.S. Military book cover

    The Routledge History of Gender, War, and the U.S. Military

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kara D. Vuic

    The Routledge History of Gender, War, and the U.S. Military is the first examination of the interdisciplinary, intersecting fields of gender studies and the history of the United States military. In twenty-one original essays, the contributors tackle themes including gendering the "other," gender…

    Paperback – 2019-04-15
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • The Royal Flying Corps, the Western Front and the Control of the Air, 1914–1918 book cover

    The Royal Flying Corps, the Western Front and the Control of the Air, 1914–1918

    1st Edition

    By James Pugh

    By the middle of 1918 the British Army had successfully mastered the concept of ’all arms’ warfare on the Western Front. This doctrine, integrating infantry, artillery, armoured vehicles and - crucially - air power, was to prove highly effective and formed the basis of major military operations for…

    Paperback – 2019-04-11
    Routledge

  • British Naval Documents, 1204-1960 book cover

    British Naval Documents, 1204-1960

    1st Edition

    By R.J.B. Knight, A.W.H. Pearsall, N.A.M Rodge, G. Till, John B. Hattendorf

    To celebrate its centenary in 1993, the Society produced a special volume covering seven hundred and fifty years of British naval history, containing 535 documents carefully selected by leading experts. See the contents of British Naval Documents 1204-1960.…

    Paperback – 2019-04-09
    Routledge

  • Honour, Mana, and Agency in Polynesian-European Conflict book cover

    Honour, Mana, and Agency in Polynesian-European Conflict

    1st Edition

    By Annette Wilkes

    Focusing on the era of "first encounters" in Polynesia, this book provides a fresh look at some of the early contacts between indigenous people and the captains and crew of European ships. The case studies chosen enable comparison of New Zealand Māori–European transactions with similar Pacific ones…

    Hardback – 2019-04-05
    Routledge
    Anthropology and Cultural History in Asia and the Indo-Pacific

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