• Security Unbound: Enacting Democratic Limits book cover

    Security Unbound

    Enacting Democratic Limits, 1st Edition

    By Jef Huysmans

    Security concerns have mushroomed. Increasingly numerous areas of life are governed by security policies and technologies. Security Unbound argues that when insecurities pervade how we relate to our neighbours, how we perceive international politics, how governments formulate policies, at stake is…

    Paperback – 2014-05-06
    Routledge
    Critical Issues in Global Politics

  • Resilience: The Governance of Complexity book cover

    Resilience

    The Governance of Complexity, 1st Edition

    By David Chandler

    Resilience has become a central concept in government policy understandings over the last decade. In our complex, global and interconnected world, resilience appears to be the policy ‘buzzword’ of choice, alleged to be the solution to a wide and ever-growing range of policy issues. This book…

    Paperback – 2014-05-01
    Routledge
    Critical Issues in Global Politics

  • Imperial Defence: The Old World Order, 1856–1956 book cover

    Imperial Defence

    The Old World Order, 1856–1956, 1st Edition

    Edited by Greg Kennedy

    This new collection of essays, from leading British and Canadian scholars, presents an excellent insight into the strategic thinking of the British Empire. It defines the main areas of the strategic decision-making process that was known as 'Imperial Defence'. The theme is one of…

    Paperback – 2014-04-28
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Ottoman Army Effectiveness in World War I: A Comparative Study book cover

    Ottoman Army Effectiveness in World War I

    A Comparative Study, 1st Edition

    By Edward J. Erickson

    This volume examines how the Ottoman Army was able to evolve and maintain a high level of overall combat effectiveness despite the primitive nature of the Ottoman State during the First World War. Structured around four case studies, at the operational and tactical level, of campaigns involving…

    Paperback – 2014-04-28
    Routledge
    Military History and Policy

  • The Royal Navy and the Mediterranean Convoys: A Naval Staff History book cover

    The Royal Navy and the Mediterranean Convoys

    A Naval Staff History, 1st Edition

    Edited by Malcolm Llewellyn-Jones

    This book contains the Naval Staff History originally issued by the Admiralty in 1957 as a confidential book for use within the Royal Navy. It has since been declassified and is published here for the first time, along with an extended preface. This volume describes the dangerous convoy operations…

    Paperback – 2014-02-18
    Routledge
    Naval Staff Histories

  • The New Navy, 1883-1922 book cover

    The New Navy, 1883-1922

    1st Edition

    By Paul Silverstone

    The third volume of The U.S. Navy Warship Series covers the fifty-year period from 1883-1922. In 1883, Congress authorized the first ships of the "New Navy" and ordered removal of all obsolete ships. All US Navy ships since that time have stemmed from these first three cruisers. The numbering…

    Paperback – 2014-01-14
    Routledge
    The U.S. Navy Warship Series

  • The Power of Currencies and Currencies of Power book cover

    The Power of Currencies and Currencies of Power

    1st Edition

    By Alan Wheatley

    Today, a Great Power’s arsenal extends well beyond the military, embracing soft power and also currency power. The dollar dominates the global economy, used in settling trade and investment deals but also held in reserve in vast quantities by central banks in case of a payments crisis. This demand…

    Paperback – 2013-12-17
    Routledge
    Adelphi series

  • Beyond Post-Traumatic Stress: Homefront Struggles with the Wars on Terror book cover

    Beyond Post-Traumatic Stress

    Homefront Struggles with the Wars on Terror, 1st Edition

    By Sarah Hautzinger, Jean Scandlyn

    When soldiers at Fort Carson were charged with a series of 14 murders, PTSD and other "invisible wounds of war" were thrown into the national spotlight. With these events as their starting point, Jean Scandlyn and Sarah Hautzinger argue for a new approach to combat stress and trauma, seeing them…

    Paperback – 2013-12-15
    Routledge

  • Military Unionism In The Post-Cold War Era: A Future Reality? book cover

    Military Unionism In The Post-Cold War Era

    A Future Reality?, 1st Edition

    Edited by Richard Bartle, Lindy Heinecken

    This unique study of military unionism shows how the changing nature of present day conflicts has made soldier representation more important then ever. This new collection of essays clearly establish the key factors in the military union debate in recent years and highlight the mechanisms different…

    Paperback – 2013-10-29
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • The Political Resurgence of the Military in Southeast Asia: Conflict and Leadership book cover

    The Political Resurgence of the Military in Southeast Asia

    Conflict and Leadership, 1st Edition

    Edited by Marcus Mietzner

    In the late 1990s, prominent scholars of civil-military relations detected a decline in the political significance of the armed forces across Southeast Asia. A decade later, however, this trend seems to have been reversed. The Thai military launched a coup in 2006, the Philippine armed forces…

    Paperback – 2013-10-29
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

  • War, Culture and Society in Early Modern South Asia, 1740-1849 book cover

    War, Culture and Society in Early Modern South Asia, 1740-1849

    1st Edition

    By Kaushik Roy

    This book argues that the role of the British East India Company in transforming warfare in South Asia has been overestimated. Although it agrees with conventional wisdom that, before the British, the nature of Indian society made it difficult for central authorities to establish themselves fully…

    Paperback – 2013-10-29
    Routledge
    Asian States and Empires

  • The Fort Pillow Massacre: North, South, and the Status of African Americans in the Civil War Era book cover

    The Fort Pillow Massacre

    North, South, and the Status of African Americans in the Civil War Era, 1st Edition

    By Bruce Tap

    On April 12, 1864, a small Union force occupying Fort Pillow, Tennessee, a fortress located on the Mississippi River just north of Memphis, was overwhelmed by a larger Confederate force under the command of Nathan Bedford Forrest. While the battle was insignificant from a strategic standpoint, the…

    Paperback – 2013-10-28
    Routledge
    Critical Moments in American History

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