European Military History Products

  • 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 – 2015-10-28 
    Routledge

  • Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

    By Various

    This set, containing 27 volumes originally published between 1942 and 1990, provides a rich resource of scholarship on the history and strategy of the British Army and Navy, as well as in depth studies on particular British and European battles & campaigns, weapons and warfare and is authored…

    Hardback – 2015-09-20 
    Routledge
    Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

  • Citizens, Soldiers and National Armies

    Military Service in France and Germany, 1789–1830

    By Thomas Hippler

    This book examines the creation of ‘national armies’ through compulsory military service in France and Prussia during the French Revolution and the Prussian Reform Period. The French Revolution tried to establish military and political structures in which the armed forces and society would merge.…

    Paperback – 2015-04-09
    Routledge

  • Modernity, the Media and the Military

    The Creation of National Mythologies on the Western Front 1914-1918

    By John F. Williams

    This new volume explores the history of an important, but neglected sector of the Western Front between 1914 and 1918 in the context of its portrayal in the media. The analysis sheds new light on of the role of the mass media in generating national mythologies. The book focuses on the largely…

    Paperback – 2015-03-03
    Routledge

  • Handbook of British Regiments (Routledge Revivals)

    By Christopher Chant

    Since the creation of the standing army in 1661, when each regiment was known by the name of its current colonel, there have been many reforms and rationalizations of the British army. From 31 cavalry regiments and 113 infantry regiments in 1881, at the time of this title’s first publication in…

    Paperback – 2014-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Encyclopedia of Codenames of World War II (Routledge Revivals)

    By Christopher Chant

    Codenames were a vital feature of World War II, serving as mental shorthand for those in the know, and obscuring the issues for those who were not. Codenames were used from the highest level, in the planning of grand strategic moves affecting the conduct of the whole war, to the lowest command…

    Paperback – 2014-12-03
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The British Way in Warfare 1688 - 2000 (Routledge Revivals)

    By David French

    First published in 1990, this title examines British defence policy from 1688 onwards; the year in which Britain was successfully invaded for the final time, and which marked a generation of warfare that lasted until 1714, during which Britain came to be known as a major European power. David…

    Hardback – 2014-07-16
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Supreme Command, 1914-1918 (Routledge Revivals)

    Volume I

    By Lord Hankey

    Lord Hankey (1877-1963) was a British civil servant and the first Cabinet Secretary, a top aide to Prime Minister David Lloyd George and the War Cabinet that directed Britain in World War One. Mostly derived from the author’s diaries, which begin in March 1915, this study describes how Lord Hankey…

    Hardback – 2014-06-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • The Supreme Command, 1914-1918 (Routledge Revivals)

    Volume II

    By Lord Hankey

    Lord Hankey (1877-1963) was a British civil servant and the first Cabinet Secretary, a top aide to Prime Minister David Lloyd George and the War Cabinet that directed Britain in World War One. Mostly derived from the author’s diaries, which began in March 1915, this study describes how Lord Hankey…

    Hardback – 2014-06-22
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Conscription in the Napoleonic Era

    A Revolution in Military Affairs?

    Edited by Donald Stoker, Frederick C. Schneid, Harold D. Blanton

    This edited volume explores conscription in the Napoleonic era, tracing the roots of European conscription and exploring the many methods that states used to obtain the manpower they needed to prosecute their wars. The levée-en-masse of the French Revolution has often been cited as a ‘Revolution…

    Paperback – 2014-05-29
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • 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…

    Hardback – 2014-04-07
    Routledge
    Routledge Revivals

  • Empire, Technology and Seapower

    Royal Navy crisis in the age of Palmerston

    By Howard J. Fuller

    This book examines British naval diplomacy from the end of the Crimean War to the American Civil War, showing how the mid-Victorian Royal Navy suffered serious challenges during the period. Many recent works have attempted to depict the mid-Victorian Royal Navy as all-powerful, innovative, and…

    Hardback – 2013-12-12
    Routledge
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

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