Military & Naval History Products

  • Rhetoric, Risk, and Secrecy in the Atomic City

    By Julie M. Staggers

    The Manhattan project’s top-secret plutonium plant at Hanford, Washington, produced the plutonium for the Trinity Test and the Nagasaki bomb and was the biggest engineering project and best-kept secret of World War II. In Rhetoric, Risk, and Secrecy in the Atomic City, Julie Staggers draws on…

    Hardback – 2018-10-01 
    Routledge Studies in Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture

  • The Fall of the Templars in the Crown of Aragon

    By Alan Forey

    This title was first published in 2001: The trial of the Templars and the dissolution of the Order of the Temple are popular subjects for historians, but the focus of most work has been on France. In this book Alan Forey adds greatly to our understanding of the drama, not just by examining events…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Shaping of Africa

    Cosmographic Discourse and Cartographic Science in Late Medieval and Early Modern Europe

    By Francesc Relaño

    This title was first published in 2002. When did Africa emerge as a continent in the European mind? This book aims to trace the origins of the idea of Africa and its evolution in Renaissance thought. Particular attention is given to the relationship between the process of acquiring knowledge…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 
    Routledge Revivals

  • The British Army 1815-1914

    Edited by Harold E. Raugh

    This collection of essays examines the evolution of the British Army during the century-long Pax Britannica, from the time Wellington considered its soldiers 'the scum of the earth' to the height of the imperial epoch, when they were highly-respected 'soldiers of the Queen'. The British Army during…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 

  • The English Civil War

    Edited by Stanley Carpenter

    The English Civil Wars of 1642-1651, part of a broader pattern of civil conflict in Britain and Ireland between 1639 and 1660 caused by a clash between King Charles I and Parliament over issues of religion, the constitutional role and limitations of monarchy and command and control of military…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 

  • Warfare in Latin America - Volumes I and II

    Edited by Miguel A. Centeno

    This two volume work is the first extensive collection of analytical materials regarding the history of war in Latin America. Covering pre-history to the 1990s, it also includes accounts from every region and form of warfare. Experts on the continent and those who work on the military in other…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 

  • The Ashgate Research Companion to Insurgency and Counter Insurgency

    By Warren Chin

    This collection provides a comprehensive overview of the historical evolution of the art and practice of insurgency and counter insurgency. This is a dimension of war whose significance has been contested but, since 9/11, many would argue has become the single most important challenge facing…

    Hardback – 2018-09-28 

  • The Fortifications of Pompeii and Ancient Italy

    By Ivo Van der Graaff

    The fortifications of Pompeii stand as the ancient city’s largest, oldest, and best preserved public monument. Over its 700-year history, Pompeii invested significant amounts of money, resources, and labor into re-building, maintaining, and upgrading the walls. Each intervention on the…

    Hardback – 2018-09-19 

  • Ho Chi Minh

    By Peter Neville

    Ho Chi Minh explores the life of this globally important twentieth century figure and offers new insights into his lengthy career, including his often-forgotten involvement with British intermediaries in 1945-6 and with the US in 1944-5. Ho was the father of his nation, a major protagonist in the…

    Paperback – 2018-09-07 
    Routledge Historical Biographies

  • Women Warriors in Southeast Asia

    Edited by Tobias Rettig, Vina A. Lanzona

    Based on multidisciplinary perspectives, this book brings together a wide range of case studies covering women as agents of violence in periods of armed conflict in Southeast Asia. It discusses why these women were active in a domain traditionally preserved for men, and how it arguably transgressed…

    Hardback – 2018-08-30 
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • The Wars of the French Revolution


    By Charles J Esdaile

    The Wars of the French Revolution, 1792-1801 offers a comprehensive and jargon free coverage of this turbulent period and unites political, social, military and international history in one volume. Carefully designed for undergraduate students, through twelve chapters this book offers an…

    Paperback – 2018-08-23 

  • Understanding Naval Warfare

    2nd Edition

    By Ian Speller

    This new and updated edition of Understanding Naval Warfare offers the reader an accessible introduction to the study of modern naval warfare, providing a thorough grounding in the vocabulary, concepts, issues, and debates, set within the context of relevant history. Navies operate in an…

    Paperback – 2018-08-22 

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