History: Military & Naval History

  • The Maritime Archaeology of a Modern Conflict: Comparing the Archaeology of German Submarine Wrecks to the Historical Text book cover

    The Maritime Archaeology of a Modern Conflict

    Comparing the Archaeology of German Submarine Wrecks to the Historical Text, 1st Edition

    By Innes McCartney

    Over the last 30 years, hydrographical marine surveys in the English Channel helped uncover the potential wreck sites of German submarines, or U-boats, sunk during the conflicts of World War I and World War II. Through a series of systemic dives, nautical archaeologist and historian Innes McCartney…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • National Poetry, Empires and War book cover

    National Poetry, Empires and War

    1st Edition

    By David Aberbach

    Nationalism has given the world a genre of poetry bright with ideals of justice, freedom and the brotherhood of man, but also, at times, burning with humiliation and grievance, hatred and lust for revenge, driving human kind, as the Austrian poet Grillparzer put it, ‘From humanity via nationality…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • A Chronology of the Crusades book cover

    A Chronology of the Crusades

    1st Edition

    By Timothy Venning, Peter Frankopan

    A Chronology of the Crusades provides a day-by-day development of the Crusading movement, the Crusades and the states created by them through the medieval period. Beginning in the run-up to the First Crusade in 1095, to the fall of Constantinople in 1453, and ending with the Turkish attack on…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Bodies in Conflict: Corporeality, Materiality, and Transformation book cover

    Bodies in Conflict

    Corporeality, Materiality, and Transformation, 1st Edition

    Edited by Paul Cornish, Nicholas J Saunders

    Twentieth-century war is a unique cultural phenomenon and the last two decades have seen significant advances in our ability to conceptualize and understand the past and the character of modern technological warfare. At the forefront of these developments has been the re-appraisal of the human body…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Routledge Handbook of the Bioarchaeology of Human Conflict book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of the Bioarchaeology of Human Conflict

    1st Edition

    Edited by Christopher Knüsel, Martin Smith

    If human burials were our only window onto the past, what story would they tell? Skeletal injuries constitute the most direct and unambiguous evidence for violence in the past. Whereas weapons or defenses may simply be statements of prestige or status and written sources are characteristically…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Belgian Museums of the Great War: Politics, Memory, and Commerce book cover

    Belgian Museums of the Great War

    Politics, Memory, and Commerce, 1st Edition

    By Karen Shelby

    Belgian Museums of the Great War: Politics, Memory, and Commerce examines the handling of the centennial of World War I by several museums along the Western Front in Flanders, Belgium. In the twenty-first century, the museum has become a strategic space for negotiating ownership of and access to…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Civilians and Warfare in World History book cover

    Civilians and Warfare in World History

    1st Edition

    Edited by Nicola Foote, Nadya Williams

    This book explores the role played by civilians in shaping the outcomes of military combat across time and place. This volume explores the contributions civilians have made to warfare in case studies that range from ancient Europe to contemporary Africa and Latin America. Building on philosophical…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Crusading at the Edges of Europe: Denmark and Portugal c.1000 � c.1250 book cover

    Crusading at the Edges of Europe

    Denmark and Portugal c.1000 � c.1250, 1st Edition

    By Kurt Villads Jensen

    This book is the first to compare Denmark and Portugal systematically in the High Middle Ages and demonstrates how the two countries became strong kingdoms and important powers internationally by their participation in the crusading movement. Communication in the Middle Ages was better developed…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Julius Caesar's Bellum Civile and the Composition of a New Reality book cover

    Julius Caesar's Bellum Civile and the Composition of a New Reality

    1st Edition

    By Ayelet Peer

    In his Commentarii de Bello Civili Julius Caesar sought to re-invent his image and appear before his present and future readers in a way which he could control and at times manipulate. Offering a new interpretation of the Bellum Civile this book reveals the intricate literary world that Caesar…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Across the Corrupting Sea: Post-Braudelian Approaches to the Ancient Eastern Mediterranean book cover

    Across the Corrupting Sea

    Post-Braudelian Approaches to the Ancient Eastern Mediterranean, 1st Edition

    Edited by Cavan Concannon, Lindsey A. Mazurek

    Across the Corrupting Sea: Post-Braudelian Approaches to the Ancient Eastern Mediterranean reframes current discussions of the Mediterranean world by rereading the past with new methodological approaches. The work asks readers to consider how future studies might write histories of the…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • Before Middle Passage: Translated Portuguese Manuscripts of Atlantic Slave Trading from West Africa to Iberian Territories, 1513-26 book cover

    Before Middle Passage: Translated Portuguese Manuscripts of Atlantic Slave Trading from West Africa to Iberian Territories, 1513-26

    1st Edition

    By Trevor P. Hall

    On the 20th of January 1526, the Santiago left Lisbon bound for Africa with a cargo of brass and tin bracelets, round bells, barber basins and cloth; by early October the ship was back in Portugal with a very different cargo, 108 enslaved Africans. With chilling detachment the ship’s trading log…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

  • The Military Memoir and Romantic Literary Culture, 1780�1835 book cover

    The Military Memoir and Romantic Literary Culture, 1780�1835

    1st Edition

    By Neil Ramsey

    Examining the memoirs and autobiographies of British soldiers during the Romantic period, Neil Ramsey explores the effect of these as cultural forms mediating warfare to the reading public during and immediately after the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars. Forming a distinct and commercially…

    Paperback – 2019-12-20 
    Routledge

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