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  • War Gothic in Literature and Culture

    Edited by Steffen Hantke, Agnieszka Soltysik Monnet

    In the context of the current explosion of interest in Gothic literature and popular culture, this interdisciplinary collection of essays explores for the first time the rich and long-standing relationship between war and the Gothic. Critics have described the global Seven Year’s War as the "…

    Hardback – 2015-12-10 
    Routledge
    Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

  • The Onset of World War (Routledge Revivals)

    By Manus I. Midlarsky

    First published in 1988, this historical and quantitative analysis of war defines systemic world wars as conflicts of wide scope and intensity, which leave profound historical legacies in their wake. Manus Midlarsky examines various possible explanations for the onset of such past wars as the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Maritime Strategy and Sea Control

    Theory and Practice

    By Milan Vego

    This book focuses on the key naval strategic objectives of obtaining and maintaining sea control. During times of war, sea control, or the ability of combatants to enjoy naval dominance, plays a crucial role in that side’s ability to attain overall victory. This book explains and analyzes in much…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24 
    Routledge
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • The Healing of Nations and the Hidden Sources of their Strife

    By Edward Carpenter

    Originally published in 1915 in the middle of World War I, Carpenter explores the effects that the war was having on society and humankind as a whole from first-hand experience. In particular, papers focus on the differences between Germany and England, the causes of the war and suggestions for…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals: The Collected Works of Edward Carpenter

  • The Routledge Handbook of the War of 1812

    Edited by Donald R. Hickey, Connie D. Clark

    The War of 1812 ranged over a remarkably large territory, as the fledgling United States battled Great Britain at sea and on land across what is now the eastern half of the U.S. and Canada. Native people and the Spanish were also involved in the war’s interrelated conflicts. Often overlooked, the…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge
    Routledge International Handbooks

  • Small Wars and Insurgencies in Theory and Practice, 1500-1850

    Edited by Beatrice Heuser

    In early modern times, warfare in Europe took on many diverse and overlapping forms. Our modern notions of ‘regular’ and ‘irregular’ warfare, of ‘major war’ and ‘small war’, have their roots in much greater diversity than such binary notions allow for. While insurgencies go back to time immemorial,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge

  • American Foreign Relations

    A New Diplomatic History

    By Walter L. Hixson

    American Foreign Relations: A New Diplomatic History is a compelling narrative history of American foreign policy from the early settlement of North America to the present. In addition to economic and strategic motives, Walter L. Hixson integrates key cultural factors—including race, gender, and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-22 
    Routledge

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2015-10-13 
    Routledge

  • US Intelligence Perceptions of Soviet Power, 1921-1946

    By Leonard Leshuk

    Leonard Leshuk begins this study by commenting on the unusual situation whereby a nation as seemingly weak and backward before World War II as the Soviet Union could, in the space of a few years, challenge the USA militarily on a global scale.…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge

  • Britain, Nasser and the Balance of Power in the Middle East, 1952-1977

    From The Eygptian Revolution to the Six Day War

    By Robert McNamara

    A multi-archival documentary history of British policy towards Nasser's Egypt under the Churchill, Eden, Macmillan, Home and Wilson governments. The primary focus of the study is an enquiry into the causes of the Anglo-Egyptian Cold War from 1952 to 1967.…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge

  • German Capital Ships and Raiders in World War II

    Volume II: From Scharnhorst to Tirpitz, 1942-1944

    This volume is a compendium of four Battle Summaries or Naval Staff Histories produced soon after the war by the Naval Historical Branch of the Admiralty. Originally classified and designed for internal use only, these histories are published here for the first time. The documents in this book…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge

  • The Vistas of American Military History 1800-1898

    Edited by Dr Brian Holden-Reid, Joseph G Dawson III

    A team of leading American military historians here investigate the factors that shaped the United States Army in the nineteenth century. Throwing new light on its history, this deeply researched book explores a mulitplicity of themes. These include the social structure, command system and…

    Paperback – 2015-10-08 
    Routledge

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