History: Military & Naval History

  • The Cunningham Papers: Volume II: The Triumph of Allied Sea Power 1942–1946 book cover

    The Cunningham Papers

    Volume II: The Triumph of Allied Sea Power 1942–1946, 1st Edition

    By Michael Simpson

    Following America's entry into World War Two, there was a necessity for the Royal Navy to strengthen co-operation with the United States Navy. Admiral Sir Andrew Cunningham's brief term as head of the British Admiralty Delegation in Washington was to endear him to the Americans so much so that they…

    Paperback – 2018-11-22
    Routledge
    Navy Records Society Publications

  • The Italian Wars 1494-1559: War, State and Society in Early Modern Europe book cover

    The Italian Wars 1494-1559

    War, State and Society in Early Modern Europe, 2nd Edition

    By Christine Shaw, Michael Mallett

    The Italian Wars 1494–1559 outlines the major impact that these wars had, not just on the history of Italy, but on the history of Europe as a whole. It provides the first detailed account of the entire course of the wars, covering all the campaigns and placing the military conflicts in their…

    Paperback – 2018-11-06
    Routledge
    Modern Wars In Perspective

  • Visual Culture and the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars book cover

    Visual Culture and the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars

    1st Edition

    Edited by Satish Padiyar, Philip Shaw, Philippa Simpson

    Individually and collectively, the essays in this cross-disciplinary collection explore the impact of the revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars on European visual culture, from the outbreak of the pan-European conflict with France in 1792 to the aftermath of the Battle of Waterloo in 1815. Through…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge

  • Blair's Successful War: British Military Intervention in Sierra Leone book cover

    Blair's Successful War

    British Military Intervention in Sierra Leone, 1st Edition

    By Andrew Dorman

    Andrew Dorman introduces Sierra Leone as Blair's second great military adventure after Kosovo and the first he undertook on his own. It is tied to Blair's 1999 Chicago speech on the 'Doctrine of the International Community', his move towards humanitarianism and the impact of the Kosovo experience.…

    Paperback – 2018-10-18
    Routledge
    Military Strategy and Operational Art

  • Vietnam, Territoriality and the South China Sea: Paracel and Spratly Islands book cover

    Vietnam, Territoriality and the South China Sea

    Paracel and Spratly Islands, 1st Edition

    By Hãn Nguyên Nguyễn Nhã

    Edited by Vinh-The Lam

    The conflict in the South China Sea, especially the sovereignty over Paracel and Spratly Islands, is of international interest and significance. Territorial claims from various countries impact on maritime freedom and result in the exploitation of natural resources in either international waters or…

    Hardback – 2018-10-17
    Routledge
    Routledge Security in Asia Series

  • Decoding a Royal Marine Commando: The Militarized Body as Artefact book cover

    Decoding a Royal Marine Commando

    The Militarized Body as Artefact, 1st Edition

    By Mark A. Burchell

    With a heritage dating back to the mid-seventeenth century, the Royal Marines have accrued a rich history of rituals, artefacts and material culture that is consciously deployed in order to define and shape the institution both historically and going forward into an uncertain future. Drawing upon…

    Hardback – 2018-10-12
    Routledge
    Material Culture and Modern Conflict

  • Writing War in Britain and France, 1370-1854: A History of Emotions book cover

    Writing War in Britain and France, 1370-1854

    A History of Emotions, 1st Edition

    Edited by Stephanie Downes, Andrew Lynch, Katrina O’Loughlin

    Writing War in Britain and France, 1370-1854: A History of Emotions brings together leading scholars in medieval, early modern, eighteenth-century, and Romantic studies. The assembled essays trace continuities and changes in the emotional register of war, as it has been mediated by the…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01
    Routledge
    Themes in Medieval and Early Modern History

  • The Spanish Civil War: A Military History book cover

    The Spanish Civil War

    A Military History, 1st Edition

    By Charles J Esdaile

    The Spanish Civil War: A Military History takes a new, military approach to the conflict that tore Spain apart from 1936 to 1939. In many histories, the war has been treated as a primarily political event with the military narrative subsumed into a much broader picture of the Spain of 1936–9 in…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Warfare and History

  • Fortification and Settlement in Crusader Palestine book cover

    Fortification and Settlement in Crusader Palestine

    1st Edition

    By Denys Pringle

    These studies examine the physical remains of Frankish settlement in Palestine in the 12th and 13th centuries. In recent years the view that Frankish settlement was largely confined to the fortified urban centres and castles, with few westerners venturing into the open countryside, has come to be…

    Paperback – 2018-09-27
    Routledge
    Variorum Collected Studies

  • Introduction to Global Military History: 1775 to the Present Day book cover

    Introduction to Global Military History

    1775 to the Present Day, 3rd Edition

    By Jeremy Black

    Introduction to Global Military History provides a lucid and comprehensive account of military developments around the modern world from the eighteenth century up to the present day. Beginning with the background to the American War of Independence and the French Revolutionary wars and ending with…

    Paperback – 2018-09-25
    Routledge

  • Japan’s Colonial Moment in Southeast Asia 1942-1945: The Occupiers’ Experience book cover

    Japan’s Colonial Moment in Southeast Asia 1942-1945

    The Occupiers’ Experience, 1st Edition

    By Nakano Satoshi

    The first-ever attempt to paint a full-scale portrait of the Japanese Occupation of Southeast Asia during the Asia-Pacific War (1942–5). This book draws on the huge body of available narrative—military documents, bureaucratic records and personal accounts of combatants and civilians, including…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • The Fortifications of Pompeii and Ancient Italy book cover

    The Fortifications of Pompeii and Ancient Italy

    1st Edition

    By Ivo Van der Graaff

    The fortifications of Pompeii stand as the ancient city’s largest, oldest, and best preserved public monument. Over its 700-year history, Pompeii invested significant amounts of money, resources, and labor into (re)building, maintaining, and upgrading the walls. Each intervention on the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-06
    Routledge

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