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  • French Morale in the Phoney War, 1939-40

    By Bernard Wilkin, Maude Williams

    The collapse of the French army in 1940 is a well-researched topic in World War II Studies but a surprising gap in the historiography emerges when it comes to the study of the French military prior to the German offensive of May 1940. Using various public and private sources in different…

    Hardback – 2018-12-17 
    Routledge Studies in Second World War History

  • 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 – 2018-11-30 

  • Modern Jordan

    By Judge Gerald Sparrow

    This book, first published in 1961, covers the whole range of the Hashemite kingdom, its king, its government, the people, the land, industry, the armed forces and the rich history of the country. The aim of this book is to present a living picture of a live and virile people linked by language,…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge Library Editions: Jordan

  • On Both Banks of the Jordan

    A Political Biography of Wasfi al-Tall

    By Asher Susser

    To a large extent the history of the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan has been shaped by the interaction between Jordan and Palestine and between Jordanians and Palestinians. This book, first published in 1994, discusses this relationship during one of its most critical phases, through the prism of the…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge Library Editions: Jordan

  • The Palestinian Refugees in Jordan 1948-1957

    By Avi Plascov

    There is perhaps no aspect of the Arab-Israeli conflict that is more complex and more emotionally charged than the problem of the Palestinian refugees. The atmosphere surrounding the discussion has led to confusion, so that the facts have become unclear and the problems more difficult to treat.…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge Library Editions: Jordan

  • Politics and the Military in Jordan

    A Study of the Arab Legion, 1921-1957

    By P.J. Vatikiotis

    Amidst the turmoil in the Middle East, Jordan has presented a striking example of relative stability, and in this study, first published in 1967, Professor Vatikiotis sets out to show just how far Jordan’s stability depends on its army. The Jordan Arab Army, for long better known as the Arab Legion…

    Paperback – 2018-11-15 
    Routledge Library Editions: Jordan

  • Militant Right-Wing Extremism in Putin’s Russia

    Legacies, Forms and Threats

    Edited by Jan Holzer, Martin Larys, Miroslav Mareš

    Militancy continues to be characteristic of many supporters of the Russian far right, encompassing a belligerent rhetoric, a strong perception of participants as political warriors, and often the use of physical violence. How serious a threat does Russian militant right-wing extremism pose to…

    Hardback – 2018-10-22 
    Post-Soviet Politics

  • Masculinities at the Margins

    Beyond the Hegemonic in the Study of Militaries, Masculinities and War

    Edited by Amanda Chisholm, Joanna Tidy

    Across a rich terrain of empirical and theoretical trajectories, the concept of military masculinity (now understood in its plural as military masculinities) has been a significant conceptual tool in both feminist international relations (IR) and in critical men and masculinities studies…

    Hardback – 2018-10-20 

  • Shakespeare at Peace

    By Kyle Pivetti, John S. Garrison

    In the current climate of global military conflict and terrorism, Shakespeare at Peace offers new readings of Shakespeare’s plays illuminating a discourse of peace previously shadowed by war and violence. Using contemporary examples such as Obama’s speeches, popular music, and science fiction…

    Paperback – 2018-10-17 
    Spotlight on Shakespeare

  • Just American Wars

    Ethical Dilemmas in U.S. Military History

    By Eric Patterson

    This book examines the moral choices faced by US political and military leaders in deciding when and how to employ force, from the American Revolution to the present-day. Specifically, the book looks at discrete ethical dilemmas in various American conflicts from a just war perspective. For example…

    Paperback – 2018-10-10 
    War, Conflict and Ethics

  • The Mediterranean Double-Cross System, 1941-1945

    By Brett Lintott

    This book describes and analyzes the history of the Mediterranean "Double-Cross System" of the Second World War, an intelligence operation run primarily by British officers which turned captured German spies into double agents. Through a complex system of coordination, they were utilized from 1941…

    Hardback – 2018-10-08 
    Routledge Studies in Modern European History

  • Queering the Military

    Sexuality in the armed forces

    By Sarah Bulmer

    This book offers a systematic and detailed analysis of the integration of gay and lesbian personnel into state militaries, and the implications of this for feminist scholarship. Existing research in this area has focussed on the prohibition of sexual minorities in militaries and the likely impacts…

    Hardback – 2018-09-30 

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