• The Stakes of Democracy in South-East Asia book cover

    The Stakes of Democracy in South-East Asia

    1st Edition

    By H. J. van Mook

    Will national independence bring to the peoples of South East Asia liberty and democracy? Or will it mean corrupt government, factional strife and insolvency? Or will it mean eventual absorption by totalitarian communism? In this book, first published in 1950, the author analyses these questions,…

    Paperback – 2016-11-09

  • The Military Collapse of China's Ming Dynasty, 1618-44 book cover

    The Military Collapse of China's Ming Dynasty, 1618-44

    1st Edition

    By Kenneth M. Swope

    This book examines the military collapse of China’s Ming Dynasty to a combination of foreign and domestic foes. The Ming’s defeat was a highly surprising development, not least because as recently as in the 1590s the Ming had managed to defeat a Japanese force considered to be perhaps the most…

    Paperback – 2016-11-08
    Asian States and Empires

  • Gender for the Warfare State: Literature of Women in Combat book cover

    Gender for the Warfare State

    Literature of Women in Combat, 1st Edition

    By Robin Truth Goodman

    Gender for the Warfare State is the first scholarly investigation into the written works of U.S. women combat veterans in twenty-first century wars. Most recent studies quantify military participation, showing how many women participate in armed services and what their experiences are in a…

    Paperback – 2016-10-26
    Critical Interventions

  • War, Police and Assemblages of Intervention book cover

    War, Police and Assemblages of Intervention

    1st Edition

    Edited by Jan Bachmann, Colleen Bell, Caroline Holmqvist

    This book reflects on the way in which war and police/policing intersect in contemporary Western-led interventions in the global South. The volume combines empirically oriented work with ground-breaking theoretical insights and aims to collect, for the first time, thoughts on how war and…

    Paperback – 2016-10-11

  • Origins of the Warfare State: World War II and the Transformation of American Politics book cover

    Origins of the Warfare State

    World War II and the Transformation of American Politics, 1st Edition

    By Carl Boggs

    The post-World War II emergence of a full-blown state of perpetual war is arguably the most important feature of contemporary American politics. This book examines the "warfare state" in terms of a broad ensemble of structures, policies, and ideologies: permanent war economy, national…

    Paperback – 2016-09-01

  • Caring for the Military: A Guide for Helping Professionals book cover

    Caring for the Military

    A Guide for Helping Professionals, 1st Edition

    Edited by Joan Beder

    With overseas deployment scaling down in recent years, helping professionals need practical tools for working with servicemen and women returning from deployment. Caring for the Military, with its case studies and clinical discussions, is indispensable for social workers and other helping…

    Paperback – 2016-08-12

  • Routledge Handbook of Research Methods in Military Studies book cover

    Routledge Handbook of Research Methods in Military Studies

    1st Edition

    Edited by Joseph Soeters, Patricia M. Shields, Sebastiaan Rietjens

    This volume offers an overview of the methodologies of research in the field of military studies. As an institution relying on individuals and resources provided by society, the military has been studied by scholars from a wide range of disciplines: political science, sociology, history,…

    Paperback – 2016-07-20

  • Reconstructing Afghanistan: Civil-Military Experiences in Comparative Perspective book cover

    Reconstructing Afghanistan

    Civil-Military Experiences in Comparative Perspective, 1st Edition

    Edited by William Maley, Susanne Schmeidl

    This book identifies some of the main lessons for civil-military interactions that can be derived from the experiences of Provincial Reconstruction Teams (PRTs) in Afghanistan. The book has three main themes. Firstly, the volume analyses why the ways in which civil and military actors interact in…

    Paperback – 2016-06-28
    Contemporary Security Studies

  • International Military Operations in the 21st Century: Global Trends and the Future of Intervention book cover

    International Military Operations in the 21st Century

    Global Trends and the Future of Intervention, 1st Edition

    Edited by Per M. Norheim-Martinsen, Tore Nyhamar

    This book examines the challenges that military forces will face in multinational operations in the 21st century. Expanding on Rupert Smith’s The Utility of Force, the volume assesses the changing parameters within which force as a political instrument is ultimately carried out. By analysing nine…

    Paperback – 2016-06-01
    Cass Military Studies

  • The Battle of Fort Sumter: The First Shots of the American Civil War book cover

    The Battle of Fort Sumter

    The First Shots of the American Civil War, 1st Edition

    By Wesley Moody

    On April 12, 1861, the long-simmering tensions between the American North and South exploded as Southern troops in the seceding state of South Carolina fired on the Federal forces at Fort Sumter in Charleston harbor. The battle of Fort Sumter marked the outbreak of Civil War in the United States.…

    Paperback – 2016-05-12
    Critical Moments in American History

  • Civil War Navies, 1855-1883 book cover

    Civil War Navies, 1855-1883

    1st Edition

    By Paul Silverstone

    Civil War Navies 1855-1883 is the second in the five-volume US Navy Warships encyclopedia set. This valuable reference lists the ships of the U.S. Navy and Confederate Navy during the Civil War and the years immediately following - a significant period in the evolution of warships, the use of…

    Paperback – 2016-04-27
    The U.S. Navy Warship Series

  • Military Force and Elite Power in the Formation of Modern China book cover

    Military Force and Elite Power in the Formation of Modern China

    1st Edition

    By Edward A. McCord

    The China we know today emerged at the end of a long period of internal rebellions, civil wars, foreign invasions, and revolutionary insurrections that stretched across the nineteenth century to the mid-point of the twentieth. This book explores one important consequence of this situation—the…

    Paperback – 2016-04-21
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

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