History: Military & Naval History

  • 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

  • Regulating Private Military Companies: Conflicts of Law, History and Governance book cover

    Regulating Private Military Companies

    Conflicts of Law, History and Governance, 1st Edition

    By Katerina Galai

    This work examines the ability of existing and evolving PMC regulation to adequately control private force, and it challenges the capacity of international law to deliver accountability in the event of private military company (PMC) misconduct. From medieval to early modern history, private…

    Hardback – 2019-03-28
    Routledge

  • Nelson's Letters to his Wife book cover

    Nelson's Letters to his Wife

    1st Edition

    By George P. B Naish

    For over a century the massive seven-volume Dispatches and Letters of Vice-Admiral Lord Viscount Nelson published by Sir Nicholas Harris Nicolas in 1846 was taken to be almost complete, and formed the essential background to most Nelson biographies. However, although Nicolas had sourced his text…

    Paperback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge

  • Remembering Asia's World War Two book cover

    Remembering Asia's World War Two

    1st Edition

    Edited by Mark R. Frost, Daniel Schumacher, Edward Vickers

    Over the past four decades, East and Southeast Asia have seen a proliferation of heritage sites and remembrance practices which commemorate the region’s bloody conflicts of the period 1931–45. Remembering Asia’s World War Two examines the origins, dynamics, and repercussions of this regional war “…

    Hardback – 2019-03-19
    Routledge
    Remembering the Modern World

  • Combined Arms Warfare in Ancient Greece: From Homer to Alexander the Great and his Successors book cover

    Combined Arms Warfare in Ancient Greece

    From Homer to Alexander the Great and his Successors, 1st Edition

    By Graham Wrightson

    Combined Arms Warfare in Ancient Greece examines the timelines of military developments that led from the hoplite-based armies of the ancient Greeks to the hugely successful and multi-faceted armies of Philip II, Alexander the Great, and his Successors. It concentrates on the introduction and…

    Hardback – 2019-03-18
    Routledge
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • The Countryside Of Hospitaller Rhodes 1306-1423: Original Texts And English Summaries book cover

    The Countryside Of Hospitaller Rhodes 1306-1423

    Original Texts And English Summaries, 1st Edition

    By Anthony Luttrell, Greg O'Malley

    The Countryside of Hospitaller Rhodes 1306–1423 explores the main themes of settlement, population and defence of the countryside of Rhodes from 1306 to 1423, approximately halfway through the period of Hospitaller rule. Based largely on the Hospital’s Rhodian archive, this book is the scientific…

    Hardback – 2019-03-11
    Routledge
    The Military Religious Orders

  • The Volunteer Force: A Social and Political History 1859-1908 book cover

    The Volunteer Force

    A Social and Political History 1859-1908, 1st Edition

    By Hugh Cunningham

    Originally published in 1975, The Volunteer Force is a study of the part-time military force which came into being to meet the mid-nineteenth century fear of French invasion. It survived and grew for fifty years until in 1908 it was renamed and remodelled as the Territorial Force. Composed…

    Hardback – 2019-03-05
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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