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  • Crusading at the Edge of Europe

    Denmark and Portugal c. 1000 – c. 1250

    By Kurt Villads Jensen

    This book is the first to compare Denmark and Portugal systematically in the high middle ages to show, how the two countries became strong kingdoms and important powers internationally by participating in the crusading movement. The book illustrates that communication in the middle ages was better…

    Hardback – 2016-05-28 

  • Modern Conflict Archaeology and the First World War

    By Nicholas J. Saunders

    Over recent years, there has been an explosion of interest in the multidisciplinary archaeology and anthropology of modern conflict. Yet whilst students from a variety of backgrounds are increasingly inspired by an anthropological approach to this new type of archaeology whose subject matter has…

    Paperback – 2016-05-28 

  • Arming the Western Front

    War, Business and the State in Britain 1900–1920

    By Roger Lloyd-Jones, M.J. Lewis

    The First World War was above all a war of logistics. Whilst the conflict will forever be remembered for the mud and slaughter of the Western Front, it was a war won on the factory floor as much as the battlefield. Examining the war from an industrial perspective, Arming the Western Front examines…

    Hardback – 2016-05-26 
    Ashgate Studies in First World War History

  • The Routledge Research Companion to Military Research Methods

    By Alison Williams, Rachel Woodward, Matthew Rech

    This volume is concerned with the practices of conducting research on military issues. As an edited collection, the book brings together an extensive selection of authors whose chapters engage with a core concern about the process of conducting research on military issues from a range of…

    Hardback – 2016-05-20 

  • Air Power in the Maritime Environment

    The World Wars

    By David Gates, Ben Jones

    This book explores the mingling of two rather different perspectives, those of the naval and aeronautical schools of thought, and the impact that they had upon one another in natural, professional and geopolitical settings. To explain the manner in which air power was incorporated into warfare…

    Hardback – 2016-05-17 

  • The Routledge Handbook of the History of Race and the American Military

    Edited by Geoffrey Jensen

    The Routledge Handbook of the History of Race and the American Military provides an important overview of the main themes surrounding race in the American military establishment from the French and Indian War to the present day. By broadly incorporating the latest research on race and ethnicity…

    Hardback – 2016-05-06 
    Routledge History Handbooks

  • The Battle of Fort Sumter

    The First Shots of the American Civil War

    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 – 2016-05-04 
    Critical Moments in American History

  • The Geography of the Ocean

    Knowing the Ocean as a Space

    By Anne-Flore Laloë

    Despite the fact that the vast majority of the earth's surface is made up of oceans, there has been surprisingly little work by geographers which critically examines ocean-space, our knowledge and perceptions of it. This book sets up a broad conceptual and methodological framework through which to…

    Hardback – 2016-05-03 
    Studies in Historical Geography

  • The Routledge Guidebook to Machiavelli's The Prince

    By John T. Scott

    Niccolò Machiavelli’s The Prince is one of the most influential works in the history of political thought and the adjective Machiavellian is well-known and perhaps even over-used. So why does the meaning of the text continue to be debated to the present day? And how does a contemporary reader get…

    Paperback – 2016-04-29 
    The Routledge Guides to the Great Books

  • Armed Forces and Insurgents in Modern Asia

    By Kaushik Roy, Sourish Saha

    This volume traces the historical roots and evolution of insurgencies and counter-insurgencies in modern Asia. Focusing on armed rebellions and use of armed forces by both Western powers and indigenous states from the nineteenth century till present day, the volume unravels the problematic of…

    Hardback – 2016-04-25 
    Routledge India

  • Slavery, Geography and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Marine Landscapes of Montreal and Jamaica

    By Charmaine A. Nelson

    Slavery, Geography and Empire in Nineteenth-Century Marine Landscapes of Montreal and Jamaica is among the first Slavery Studies books - and the first in Art History - to juxtapose temperate and tropical slavery. Charmaine A. Nelson explores the central role of geography and its racialized…

    Hardback – 2016-04-20 

  • The Gallipoli Campaign

    The Turkish Perspective

    By Metin Gürcan, Robert Johnson

    The war against the Ottomans, on Gallipoli, in Palestine and in Mesopotamia was a major enterprise for the Allies with important long-term geo-political consequences. The absence of a Turkish perspective, written in English, represents a huge gap in the historiography of the First World War. This…

    Hardback – 2016-04-12 
    Ashgate Studies in First World War History

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