Politics & International Relations: U.S. Military History

  • Just American Wars: Ethical Dilemmas in U.S. Military History book cover

    Just American Wars

    Ethical Dilemmas in U.S. Military History, 1st Edition

    By Eric Patterson

    This book examines the moral choices faced by U.S. political and military leaders in deciding when and how to employ force, from the American Revolution to the present day. Specifically, the book looks at discrete ethical dilemmas in various American conflicts from a just war perspective. For…

    Paperback – 2018-10-01
    Routledge
    War, Conflict and Ethics

  • The United States, Iraq and the Kurds: Shock, Awe and Aftermath book cover

    The United States, Iraq and the Kurds

    Shock, Awe and Aftermath, 1st Edition

    By Mohammed Shareef

    This book provides a descriptive and analytical narrative of the evolution of US foreign policy towards Iraq at the supra-national (global), national (Arab Iraq) and sub-national (Iraqi Kurdistan) levels. The book is unique in that it presents a sophisticated insight into the two major components…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • Behind the Fog: How the U.S. Cold War Radiological Weapons Program Exposed Innocent Americans book cover

    Behind the Fog

    How the U.S. Cold War Radiological Weapons Program Exposed Innocent Americans, 1st Edition

    By Lisa Martino-Taylor

    Behind the Fog is the first in-depth, comprehensive examination of the United States’ Cold War radiological weapons program. The book examines controversial military-sponsored studies and field trials using radioactive "simulants" that exposed American civilians to radiation and other hazardous…

    Paperback – 2017-08-10
    Routledge

  • US Democracy Promotion in the Middle East: The Pursuit of Hegemony book cover

    US Democracy Promotion in the Middle East

    The Pursuit of Hegemony, 1st Edition

    By Dionysis Markakis

    US Democracy Promotion in the Middle East seeks to explore the changes in US strategy towards democracy promotion in the Middle East during the Clinton and Bush administrations, with a particular focus on Egypt, Iraq and Kuwait. At a time of regional turmoil and political reform, the topic of…

    Paperback – 2017-06-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • The Routledge Handbook of American Military and Diplomatic History: 1865 to the Present book cover

    The Routledge Handbook of American Military and Diplomatic History

    1865 to the Present, 1st Edition

    Edited by Christos Frentzos, Antonio S. Thompson

    The Routledge Handbook of U.S. Military and Diplomatic History provides a comprehensive analysis of the major events, conflicts, and personalities that have defined and shaped the military history of the United States in the modern period. Each chapter begins with  a brief…

    Paperback – 2017-02-06
    Routledge

  • American Grand Strategy and Corporate Elite Networks: The Open Door since the End of the Cold War book cover

    American Grand Strategy and Corporate Elite Networks

    The Open Door since the End of the Cold War, 1st Edition

    By Bastiaan Van Apeldoorn, Naná de Graaff

    This book presents a novel analysis of how US grand strategy has evolved from the end of the Cold War to the present, offering an integrated analysis of both continuity and change. The post-Cold War American grand strategy has continued to be oriented to securing an ‘open door’ to US capital around…

    Paperback – 2016-12-02
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • People's War book cover

    People's War

    1st Edition

    By J.L.S. Girling

    This book, first published in 1969, casts a critical eye over the problem of insurgency. The author sees insurgency not just as a matter of technique – military tactics or organizational skill – nor as the result of ‘force and fraud’, but as ‘people’s war’: the conditions in which the mass of the…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge

  • Behind the Myth: Business, Money and Power in Southeast Asia book cover

    Behind the Myth

    Business, Money and Power in Southeast Asia, 1st Edition

    By James Clad

    For most people, the ‘economic miracle’ in Asia means Japanese, Korean or Taiwanese dynamism. Less is known about Southeast Asia, where economies grouping over 300 million people have clocked astounding growth rates since 1970. But fast growth is only part of the story. In this book, first…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge

  • Britain and Regional Cooperation in South-East Asia, 1945-49 book cover

    Britain and Regional Cooperation in South-East Asia, 1945-49

    1st Edition

    By Tilman Remme

    This book, first published in 1995, traces the attempt by the British Foreign Office to establish an international regional organisation in South-East Asia which would allow Britain to dominate the region politically, economically and militarily. The author explores the changing emphasis of…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge

  • Communism and Reform in East Asia book cover

    Communism and Reform in East Asia

    1st Edition

    By David S.G. Goodman

    The West no longer regards communism in East Asia as a threat. On the contrary, because the communist party states of East Asia appear to be undergoing a process of reform directed primarily at economic modernization, it is now regarded as a potential market. The West’s attitude is reinforced by…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge

  • The Making of South East Asia book cover

    The Making of South East Asia

    1st Edition

    By George Coedes

    From the time of its original publication in France, this cultural history (first published in English in 1966) by an international authority has stood apart from other histories of South East Asia. Most such accounts describe events before 1500 in summary fashion, and concentrate on later…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge

  • The Prospects for a Regional Human Rights Mechanism in East Asia book cover

    The Prospects for a Regional Human Rights Mechanism in East Asia

    1st Edition

    By Hidetoshi Hashimoto

    Regional inter-governmental human rights organizations have been in operation for sometime in Europe, the Americas and Africa. These regional human rights mechanisms have proven to be useful and effective in comparison to the global human rights mechanisms available at the United Nations. The…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09
    Routledge

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