History: Military & Naval History

  • Soldiers, Citizens, And The Symbols Of War: From Classical Greece To Republican Rome, 500-167 B.c. book cover

    Soldiers, Citizens, And The Symbols Of War

    From Classical Greece To Republican Rome, 500-167 B.c., 1st Edition

    By Antonio Santosuosso

    In this comprehensive overview of ancient warfare, Antonio Santosuosso explores how the tactical and strategic concepts of warfare changed between the beginning of the fifth century b.c. and the middle of the second century b.c. and why the West?Greece, Macedonia, and Rome?triumphed over the East?…

    Hardback – 2019-09-13

  • Slavery, Geography and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Marine Landscapes of Montreal and Jamaica book cover

    Slavery, Geography and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Marine Landscapes of Montreal and Jamaica

    1st Edition

    By Charmaine A. Nelson

    Slavery, Geography and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Marine Landscapes of Montreal and Jamaica is among the first Slavery Studies books - and the first in Art History - to juxtapose temperate and tropical slavery. Charmaine A. Nelson explores the central role of geography and its racialized…

    Paperback – 2019-09-11

  • War Memory and Commemoration book cover

    War Memory and Commemoration

    1st Edition

    By Brad West

    In a period characterised by an unprecedented cultural engagement with the past, individuals, groups and nations are debating and experimenting with commemoration in order to find culturally relevant ways of remembering warfare, genocide and terrorism. This book examines such remembrances and the…

    Paperback – 2019-09-05
    Memory Studies: Global Constellations

  • The Ming World book cover

    The Ming World

    1st Edition

    Edited by Kenneth M Swope

    The Ming World draws together scholars from all over the world to bring China’s Ming Dynasty (1368-1662) to life, exploring recent scholarly trends and academic debates that highlight the dynamism of the Ming and its key place in the early modern world. The book is designed to replicate the…

    Hardback – 2019-09-04
    Routledge Worlds

  • 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 – 2019-09-04

  • Journal of an Afghanistan Prisoner book cover

    Journal of an Afghanistan Prisoner

    1st Edition

    By Vincent Eyre

    The destruction of the British army while retreating from Afghanistan in 1842 is one of the most dramatic episodes in British imperial history. Lieutenant Vincent Eyre was present, and kept a diary throughout. This book, first published in 1843 and reissued in 1976, is Eyre’s account of the events…

    Hardback – 2019-09-04
    Routledge Library Editions: Afghanistan

  • Champions Of Charity: War And The Rise Of The Red Cross book cover

    Champions Of Charity

    War And The Rise Of The Red Cross, 1st Edition

    By John Hutchinson

    A character in an Evelyn Waugh novel once remarked that ?There's nothing wrong with war?except the fighting.? In Champions of Charity, John Hutchinson argues that while they set out with a vision to make war more humane, the world's Red Cross organizations soon became enthusiastic promoters of…

    Hardback – 2019-08-28

  • Contesting the Origins of the First World War: An Historiographical Argument book cover

    Contesting the Origins of the First World War

    An Historiographical Argument, 1st Edition

    By Troy R E Paddock

    Contesting the Origins of the First World War challenges the Anglophone emphasis on Germany as bearing the primary responsibility in causing the conflict and instead builds upon new perspectives to reconsider the roles of the other Great Powers. Using the work of Terrance Zuber, Sean McMeekin,…

    Hardback – 2019-08-27
    Routledge Studies in Modern History

  • The Military Orders Volume VII: Piety, Pugnacity and Property book cover

    The Military Orders Volume VII

    Piety, Pugnacity and Property, 1st Edition

    Edited by Nicholas Morton

    The Military Orders essay collections arising from the quadrennial conferences held at Clerkenwell in London have come to represent an international point of reference for scholars. This present volume brings together twenty-nine papers given at the seventh iteration of this event. The studies…

    Hardback – 2019-08-22
    The Military Orders

  • Landscapes of Trauma: The Psychology of the Battlefield book cover

    Landscapes of Trauma

    The Psychology of the Battlefield, 1st Edition

    By Nigel Hunt

    Integrating trauma studies with historical research and social psychology, Landscapes of Trauma examines a range of battlefields from across history, including Waterloo, the Battle of Sedan, the Battle of the Ebro and the Battle of Normandy, to bring to light what these battlefields say about our…

    Paperback – 2019-08-19

  • Indian Ocean Histories: The Many Worlds of Michael Naylor Pearson book cover

    Indian Ocean Histories

    The Many Worlds of Michael Naylor Pearson, 1st Edition

    Edited by Rila Mukherjee, Radhika Seshan

    This book offers a global history of the Indian Ocean and focuses on a holistic perspective of the worlds of water. It builds on maritime historian Michael Naylor Pearson’s works, his unorthodox approach and strong influence on the study of the Indian Ocean in viewing the oceanic space as replete…

    Hardback – 2019-08-13
    Routledge India

  • The Naval Route to the Abyss: The Anglo-German Naval Race 1895-1914 book cover

    The Naval Route to the Abyss

    The Anglo-German Naval Race 1895-1914, 1st Edition

    By Matthew S. Seligmann, Frank Nägler

    The intense rivalry in battleship building that took place between Britain and Germany in the run up to the First World War is seen by many as the most totemic of all armaments races. Blamed by numerous commentators during the inter-war years as a major cause of the Great War, it has become…

    Paperback – 2019-08-12

17Series in Military & Naval History

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