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  • 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 – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in Technical Communication, Rhetoric, and Culture

  • Joining the Non-Proliferation Treaty

    Deterrence, Non-Proliferation and the American Alliance

    Edited by John Bayliss, Yoko Iwama

    What were the calculations made by the US and its major allies in the 1960s when they faced the signing of the Non-Proliferation Treaty (NPT)? These were all states with the technological and financial capabilities to develop and possess nuclear weapons should they wish to do so. In the end, only…

    Hardback – 2018-07-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Advances in International Relations and Global Politics

  • Understanding Naval Warfare

    2nd Edition

    By Ian Speller

    This textbook offers the reader an accessible introduction to the study of modern naval warfare, providing a thorough grounding in the vocabulary, concepts, issues, debates and relevant history. This second edition has been thoroughly updated and contains one new chapter. Navies operate in an…

    Paperback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Agincourt in Context

    War on Land and Sea

    Edited by Rémy Ambühl, Craig Lambert

    This book investigates the Battle of Agincourt—which continues to be of immense national and international interest—as well as the wider conduct and organisation of war in the late Middle Ages. In England, Shakespeare’s Henry V ensured that the battle holds a place in the English national…

    Hardback – 2018-06-30 
    Routledge

  • Seapower

    A Guide for the Twenty-First Century, 4th Edition

    By Geoffrey Till

    This is the fourth, revised and updated, edition of Geoffrey Till's Seapower: A Guide for the 21st Century. The rise of the Chinese and other Asian navies, worsening quarrels over maritime jurisdiction and the United States’ maritime pivot towards the Asia-Pacific region reminds us that the…

    Paperback – 2018-06-26 
    Routledge
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • The Routledge History of the Twentieth-Century United States

    Edited by Jerald Podair, Darren Dochuk

    The Routledge History of the Twentieth-Century United States is a comprehensive introduction to the most important trends and developments in the study of modern United States history. Driven by interdisciplinary scholarship, the thirty-four original essays underscore the vast range of identities,…

    Hardback – 2018-06-14 
    Routledge
    Routledge Histories

  • 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 – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

  • Japan's Colonial Moment in Southeast Asia

    Narratives and Historical Experiences of the Occupiers

    By Nakano Satoshi

    The first-ever attempt to paint a full scale portrait of the Japanese Occupation of Southeast Asia during the Asia-Pacific War (1942-1945). This book draws on the huge body of available narrative - military documents, bureaucratic records and personal accounts of combatants and civilians, including…

    Hardback – 2018-06-01 
    Routledge
    Routledge Contemporary Japan Series

  • The Fleet Air Arm in the Second World War, Volume II, 1942-1943

    The Fleet Air Arm in Transition – the Mediterranean, Battle of the Atlantic and the Indian Ocean

    Edited by Ben Jones

    This is the second of three volumes covering the transformation of the Fleet Air Arm during the Second World War. As the subtitle of this volume ‘The Fleet Air Arm in Transition’ suggests, the years 1942-1943 marked a stepping stone between the small pre-war cadre operating from a small number of…

    Hardback – 2018-05-30 
    Routledge
    Navy Records Society Publications

  • Early Modern Travel and the Discourses of English Nationalism

    By Matthew Day

    An exploration of the relationship between early modern travel literature and English nationalism, this book's primary goal is to assess the response of early modern readers to the nationalist sentiments in Richard Hakluyt's Principal Navigations. Matthew Day contends that Hakluyt's collection…

    Hardback – 2018-05-05 
    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 – 2018-04-30 
    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 – 2018-04-30 
    Routledge

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