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  • The Onset of World War (Routledge Revivals)

    By Manus I. Midlarsky

    First published in 1988, this historical and quantitative analysis of war defines systemic world wars as conflicts of wide scope and intensity, which leave profound historical legacies in their wake. Manus Midlarsky examines various possible explanations for the onset of such past wars as the…

    Paperback – 2015-12-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Internationalization of Communal Strife (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Manus I. Midlarsky

    First published in 1992, this edited collection argues that conflicts have a growing tendency both to intensify and to lengthen, thus increasing the likelihood of external actors being drawn into the on-going violence. Here, leading experts in comparative and international politics examine this…

    Paperback – 2015-12-02 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Collective Memories in War

    Edited by Krzysztof Kosela, Elena Rozhdestvenskaya, Victoria Semenova, Irina Tartakovskaya

    This edited collection offers an empirical exploration of social memory in the context of politics, war, identity and culture. With a substantive focus on Eastern Europe, it employs the methodologies of visual studies, content and discourse analysis, in-depth interviews and surveys to substantiate…

    Hardback – 2015-12-02 
    Routledge
    Studies in European Sociology

  • Military Innovation in Small States

    Creating a Reverse Asymmetry

    By Michael Raska

    This book provides a comprehensive assessment of the global diffusion of the Revolution in Military Affairs (RMA) and its impact on military innovation trajectories in small states. Although the 'Revolution in Military Affairs' (RMA) concept has enjoyed significant academic attention, the varying…

    Hardback – 2015-11-24 
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • The New Humanitarians in International Practice

    Emerging actors and contested principles

    Edited by Zeynep Sezgin, Dennis Dijkzeul

    As humanitarian needs continue to grow rapidly, humanitarian action has become more contested, with new actors entering the field to address unmet needs, but also challenging long-held principles and precepts. This volume provides detailed empirical comparisons between emerging and traditional…

    Hardback – 2015-11-17 
    Routledge
    Routledge Humanitarian Studies

  • American Grand Strategy and Corporate Elite Networks

    The Open Door since the End of the Cold War

    By Bastiaan Van Apeldoorn, Naná de Graaff

    This book presents a novel analysis of how US grand strategy has evolved from the end of the Cold War to the present, offering an integrated analysis of both continuity and change. The post-Cold War American grand strategy has continued to be oriented to securing an ‘open door’ to US capital around…

    Hardback – 2015-11-04 
    Routledge
    Routledge Studies in US Foreign Policy

  • The Military in Post-Revolutionary Iran

    The Evolution and Roles of the Revolutionary Guard

    By Hesam Forozan

    Iran's Revolutionary Guard Corps, also known as the 'Sepah', has wielded considerable and increasing power in Iran in recent decades. Established in 1979 by Ayatollah Khomeini as a paramilitary organisation charged with protecting the nascent Islamic regime and countering the untrustworthy Imperial…

    Hardback – 2015-10-30 
    Routledge
    Durham Modern Middle East and Islamic World Series

  • Small Wars and Insurgencies in Theory and Practice, 1500-1850

    Edited by Beatrice Heuser

    In early modern times, warfare in Europe took on many diverse and overlapping forms. Our modern notions of ‘regular’ and ‘irregular’ warfare, of ‘major war’ and ‘small war’, have their roots in much greater diversity than such binary notions allow for. While insurgencies go back to time immemorial,…

    Hardback – 2015-10-29 
    Routledge

  • The Hollywood War Machine, Second Edition

    U.S. Militarism and Popular Culture

    By Carl Boggs, Pollard Tom

    The newly expanded and revised edition of The Hollywood War Machine includes wide-ranging exploration of numerous popular military-themed films that have appeared in the close to a decade since the first edition was published. Within the Hollywood movie community, there has not been even the…

    Paperback – 2015-10-16 
    Routledge

  • Strategy and Ethnocentrism (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ken Booth

    Ken Booth’s study, first published in 1979, investigates the way in which cultural distortions have affected the theory and execution of strategy. Its aim is to illustrate the importance of ethnocentrism in all areas of the subject, to follow through its implications and to suggest approaches to…

    Paperback – 2015-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Navies and Foreign Policy (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ken Booth

    First published in 1977, this study offers a comprehensive, systematic and integrated survey of the important relationship between navies and the making and execution of foreign policy. Ken Booth explains the functions navies can perform in both war and peace, the influence they have on particular…

    Paperback – 2015-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Law, Force and Diplomacy at Sea (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ken Booth

    Law, Force and Diplomacy at Sea, first published in 1985, is one of the few comprehensive treatments on the subject from a strategic perspective. It offers a detailed strategic analysis of the background and outcome of the Third UN Conference on the Law of the Sea, and its naval implications. The…

    Paperback – 2015-10-11 
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

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