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  • Belgian Museums of the Great War

    Politics, Memory, and Commerce

    By Karen Shelby

    Belgian Museums of the Great War: Politics, Memory, and Commerce examines several museums that are dedicated to the history of World War I in their handling of the centennial of the war along the Western Front in Flanders, Belgium. In the twenty-first century, the museum has become a strategic…

    Hardback – 2017-09-11 
    Routledge Research in Museum Studies

  • Crucible of a Generation

    How the Attack on Pearl Harbor Transformed America

    By J. Kenneth Brody

    Crucible of a Generation tells the story of the fifteen days surrounding the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor through the pages of eight leading American newspapers. Focusing on publications including the New York Times and the Chicago Tribune, J. Kenneth Brody paints a vivid picture of United…

    Hardback – 2017-09-01 

  • Strategy Before Clausewitz

    Linking Warfare and Statecraft, 1400-1830

    By Beatrice Heuser

    This collection of essays combines historical research with cutting-edge strategic analysis and makes a significant contribution to the study of the early history of strategic thinking. There is a debate as to whether strategy in its modern definition existed before Clausewitz or even the early…

    Paperback – 2017-08-29 
    Cass Military Studies

  • Civilians and Warfare in World History

    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…

    Hardback – 2017-08-29 
    Cass Military Studies

  • Warfare, Loyalty and Rebellion

    The Grand Duchy of Lithuania and the Great Northern War, 1709–1717

    By Mindaugas Šapoka

    This book examines the politics of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania during the crucial period between the Russian tsar Peter the Great’s victory over Sweden at the battle of Poltava and the 1717 Silent Sejm, the Polish-Lithuanian parliament’s session which is traditionally seen as responsible for…

    Hardback – 2017-08-28 

  • The Mobilities of Ships

    Edited by Anyaa Anim-Addo, William Hasty, Kimberley Peters

    We live in a world that is ever on the move, as is increasingly recognised within research on mobilities. Yet studies of mobility have failed to ‘go to sea’ with the same enthusiasm as mobilities ashore. When we consider mobility, we most often examine those movements that evidently form part of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-20 

  • Tragedy of Vietnam

    5th Edition

    By Patrick J Hearden

    The Tragedy of Vietnam is a brief and accessible text providing a comprehensive overview of the causes and consequences of the Vietnam War. Patrick J. Hearden offers historical background of the conflict and examines its long-term consequences on a regional and global scale. This fifth edition…

    Paperback – 2017-08-16 

  • Culture, Conflict and the Military in Colonial South Asia

    Edited by Kaushik Roy, Gavin Rand

    This book offers diverse and original perspectives on South Asia’s imperial military history. Unlike prevailing studies, the essays in the volume emphasize both the vital role of culture in framing imperial military practice and the multiple cultural effects of colonial military service and…

    Hardback – 2017-08-08 
    Routledge India
    War and Society in South Asia

  • Performance in a Militarized Culture

    Edited by Sara Brady, Lindsey Mantoan

    The long cultural moment which arose in the wake of 9/11 and the conflict in the Middle East has fostered a global wave of surveillance and counterinsurgency. Performance in a Militarized Culture explores the ways in which we experience this new status quo. Addressing the most commonplace of…

    Paperback – 2017-08-08 

  • Origins of the North Korean Garrison State

    The People’s Army and the Korean War

    By Youngjun Kim

    This book investigates the origins of the North Korean garrison state by examining the development of the Korean People’s Army and the legacies of the Korean War. Despite its significance, there are very few books on the Korean People’s Army with North Korean primary sources being difficult to…

    Hardback – 2017-08-07 
    Cold War History

  • The British Empire and the First World War

    Edited by Ashley Jackson

    The British Empire played a crucial part in the First World War, supplying hundreds of thousands of soldiers and labourers as well as a range of essential resources, from foodstuffs to minerals, mules, and munitions. In turn, many imperial territories were deeply affected by wartime phenomena, such…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01 

  • The Routledge History of Gender, War, and the U.S. Military

    Edited by Kara D. Vuic

    The Routledge History of Gender, War, and the US Military is the first examination of the interdisciplinary, intersecting fields of gender studies and the history of the United States military. In twenty-one original essays, the contributors tackle themes including gendering the 'other', gender and…

    Hardback – 2017-07-31 
    Routledge Histories

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