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  • Hegemonic Peace and Empire

    The Pax Romana, Britannica and Americana, 1st Edition

    By Ali Parchami

    This book examines the language and the ideology of the Pax Romana, the Pax Britannica and the Pax Americana within the broader contexts of  'hegemony' and 'empire'. It addresses three main themes: a conceptual examination of the way in which hegemony has been justified; a linguistic study of…

    Hardback – 2009-02-17
    War, History and Politics

  • The Great Patriotic War of the Soviet Union, 1941-45

    A Documentary Reader, 1st Edition

    By Alexander Hill

    This book consists of extracts from key documents, along with commentary and further reading, on the ‘Great Patriotic War’ of the Soviet Union against Nazi Germany, 1941-45. Despite the historical significance of the war, few Soviet documents have been published in English. This work provides…

    Hardback – 2008-12-10
    Soviet (Russian) Study of War

  • Conscription in the Napoleonic Era

    A Revolution in Military Affairs?, 1st Edition

    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…

    Hardback – 2008-10-09
    Cass Military Studies

  • Military Advising and Assistance

    From Mercenaries to Privatization, 1815–2007, 1st Edition

    Edited by Donald Stoker

    This volume presents a number of case studies of military advisors and missions in order to provide clear historical examples of the evolution, functioning and motives of foreign military advising in the modern era. Containing essays by US contributors covering a wide range of countries and…

    Hardback – 2007-12-20
    Cass Military Studies

  • Strategic Basing and the Great Powers, 1200-2000

    1st Edition

    By Robert E. Harkavy

    This is the first book to survey the evolution of the strategic basing systems of the great powers, covering an 800-year span of history, from the Mongol dynasty to the era of the US empire. Robert E. Harkavy details the progression of strategic basing systems and power projection, from its…

    Hardback – 2007-06-07
    Strategy and History

  • Ottoman Army Effectiveness in World War I

    A Comparative Study, 1st Edition

    By Edward J. Erickson

    This volume examines how the Ottoman Army was able to evolve and maintain a high level of overall combat effectiveness despite the primitive nature of the Ottoman State during the First World War. Structured around four case studies, at the operational and tactical level, of campaigns involving…

    Hardback – 2007-02-01
    Military History and Policy

  • Railways and International Politics

    Paths of Empire, 1848-1945, 1st Edition

    Edited by T.G. Otte, Keith Neilson

    This new study brings together leading experts to show how the modern world began with the coming of the railway. They clearly explain why it had a greater impact than any other technical or industrial innovation before and completely redefined the limits of the civilized world. While the effect…

    Hardback – 2006-07-27
    Military History and Policy

  • The German 1918 Offensives

    A Case Study in The Operational Level of War, 1st Edition

    By David T. Zabecki

    This is the first study of the Ludendorff Offensives of 1918 based extensively on key German records presumed to be lost forever after Potsdam was bombed in 1944. In 1997, David T. Zabecki discovered translated copies of these files in a collection of old instructional material at the U.S. Army…

    Hardback – 2006-06-08
    Strategy and History

  • Global Geostrategy

    Mackinder and the Defence of the West, 1st Edition

    Edited by Brian Blouet

    This is a new examination of Halford Mackinder’s seminal global geostrategic work, from the perspective of geography, diplomatic history, political science, international relations, imperial history, and the space age. Mackinder was a man ahead of his time. He foresaw many of the key strategic…

    Hardback – 2004-12-17
    Geopolitical Theory

  • Alfred Von Schlieffen's Military Writings

    1st Edition

    Edited by Robert Foley

    A collection of some of the writings of Generalfeldmarschall Alfred Graf von Schlieffen, one of the more intriguing of Imperial Germany's military figures. Schlieffens 15 years as Chief of the General staff left a stamp upon both military and political institutions of Wilhelmine Germany.…

    Hardback – 2002-10-31
    Military History and Policy

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