Military & Naval History Products

  • Royal Marines Enculturation

    Ritual, Practice and Material Culture

    By Mark Burchell

    With a heritage dating back to the mid-seventeenth century, the Royal Marines have accrued a rich history of rituals, artefacts and material culture that is consciously deployed in order to define and shape the institution both historically and going forward into an uncertain future. Drawing upon…

    Hardback – 2017-03-03 
    Material Culture and Modern Conflict

  • The Evolution of Modern Land Warfare

    Theory and Practice

    By Christopher Bellamy

    Extensively illustrated with 52 detailed campaign and battle maps and diagrams, this book, originally published in 1990, surveys the evolution of warfare in Europe from Napoleon to the end of the twentieth century and in Asia from the Middle Ages. It considers the interaction of technology and…

    Paperback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

  • Performance in a Militarized Culture

    By Sara Brady, Lindsey Mantoan

    The long cultural moment which arose in the wake of 9/11 and the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan has engendered a culture of surveillance and counterinsurgency across the globe. Performance in a Militarized Culture explores the ways in which we experience this new status quo in the most commonplace of…

    Hardback – 2017-03-01 
    Routledge Advances in Theatre & Performance Studies

  • 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 – 2017-02-28 

  • 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 – 2017-02-28 

  • 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 – 2017-02-28 

  • Western Warfare in the Age of the Crusades 1000-1300

    By John France

    First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.…

    Paperback – 2017-02-28 
    Warfare and History

  • Aeschylus and War

    Comparative Perspectives on Seven Against Thebes

    Edited by Isabelle Torrance

    This volume brings together a group of interdisciplinary experts who demonstrate that Aeschylus’ Seven Against Thebes is a text of continuing relevance and value for exploring ancient, contemporary and comparative issues of war and its attendant trauma. The volume features contributions from an…

    Hardback – 2017-02-24 
    Routledge Monographs in Classical Studies

  • Peace and Reconciliation in the Classical World

    Edited by E. P. Moloney, Michael Stuart Williams

    Warfare has long been central to a proper understanding of ancient Greece and Rome, worlds where war was, as the philosopher Heraclitus observed, ‘both king and father of all’. More recently, however, the understanding of Classical antiquity solely in such terms has been challenged; it is…

    Hardback – 2017-02-21 

  • The Routledge Handbook of Maritime Trade around Europe 1300-1600

    Commercial Networks and Urban Autonomy

    Edited by Wim Blockmans, Mikhail Krom, Justyna Wubs-Mrozewicz

    The Routledge Handbook of Maritime Trade around Europe 1300-1600 explores the links between maritime trading networks around Europe, from the Mediterranean and the Atlantic to the North and Baltic Seas. Maritime trade routes connected diverse geographical and cultural spheres, contributing to a…

    Hardback – 2017-02-15 
    Routledge History Handbooks

  • 30 Years After

    Issues and Representations of the Falklands War

    By Carine Berbéri, Monia O’Brien Castro

    Thirty years after the Argentinian invasion of the Falkland Islands, the war remains a source of continued debate and analysis for politicians, historians and military strategists. Not only did the conflict provide a fascinating example of modern expeditionary warfare, but it also brought to the…

    Paperback – 2017-02-03 

  • Alexander Dalrymple

    The Charts and Publications of Alexander Dalrymple

    By Andrew S. Cook

    Alexander Dalrymple was hydrographer to the East India Company (1779-1808) and to the Admiralty (1795-1808) and during his career published over nine hundred sea charts and over one hundred and fifty letterpress publications on subjects ranging from oriental antiquities to geographical exploration…

    Hardback – 2017-01-28 

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