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  • Maritime Strategy and Sea Denial

    Theory and Practice

    By Milan Vego

    This book focuses on the theory and practice of maritime strategy and operations by the weaker powers at sea. Illustrated by examples from naval and military history, the book explains and analyses the strategies of the weaker side at sea in both peacetime and wartime; in defense versus offense;…

    Hardback – 2018-12-18 
    Routledge
    Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

  • Understanding Naval Warfare

    2nd Edition

    By Ian Speller

    This new and updated edition of Understanding Naval Warfare offers the reader an accessible introduction to the study of modern naval warfare, providing a thorough grounding in the vocabulary, concepts, issues, and debates, set within the context of relevant history. Navies operate in an…

    Paperback – 2018-08-20
    Routledge

  • Geopolitics, Geography and Strategic History

    By Geoffrey Sloan

    This volume examines geopolitics by looking at the interaction between geography, strategy and history. This book addresses three interrelated questions: why does the geographical scope of political objectives and subsequent strategy of states change? How do these changes occur? Over what period of…

    Paperback – 2018-08-14
    Routledge
    Geopolitical Theory

  • Churchill and the Anglo-American Special Relationship

    Edited by Alan P. Dobson, Steve Marsh

    This book examines Winston Churchill’s role in the creation and development of the Anglo–American special relationship. Drawing together world leading and emergent scholars, this volume offers a critical celebration of Churchill’s contribution to establishing the Anglo–American special relationship…

    Paperback – 2018-07-30
    Routledge
    Cold War History

  • War and Strategy in the Modern World

    From Blitzkrieg to Unconventional Terror

    By Azar Gat

    This volume brings together some of Professor Azar Gat's most significant articles on the evolution of strategic doctrines and the transformation of war during the 20th and early 21st centuries. It sheds new light on the rise of the German Panzer arm and the doctrine of Blitzkrieg between the two…

    Hardback – 2018-03-20
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • Early Naval Air Power

    British and German Approaches

    By Dennis Haslop

    This book examines the British and German approach to naval air power, describing the creation and development of the two naval air service organizations and doctrine. This work provides new insights as to how two naval air services were influenced by internal and political interventions, and how…

    Hardback – 2018-01-15
    Routledge
    Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies 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,…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge

  • The Eurasian Way of War

    Military Practice in Seventh-Century China and Byzantium

    By David A. Graff

    This book is a comparative study of military practice in Sui-Tang China and the Byzantine Empire between approximately 600 and 700 CE. It covers all aspects of the military art from weapons and battlefield tactics to logistics, campaign organization, military institutions, and the grand strategy of…

    Paperback – 2018-01-12
    Routledge
    Asian States and Empires

  • The American Culture of War

    The History of U.S. Military Force from World War II to Operation Enduring Freedom, 3rd Edition

    By Adrian R. Lewis

    Now in its third edition, The American Culture of War presents a sweeping critical examination of every major American war since 1941: World War II, Korea, Vietnam, the First and Second Persian Gulf Wars, U.S. operations in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the war against ISIS. As he carefully considers…

    Paperback – 2017-09-19
    Routledge

  • Strategy Before Clausewitz

    Linking Warfare and Statecraft, 1400-1830

    By Beatrice Heuser

    This collection of essays combines historical research with cutting-edge strategic analysis and makes a significant contribution to the study of the early history of strategic thinking. There is a debate as to whether strategy in its modern definition existed before Napoleon and Clausewitz. The…

    Paperback – 2017-08-01
    Routledge
    Cass Military Studies

  • The Routledge Handbook of Transatlantic Security

    Edited by Jussi Hanhimäki, Georges-Henri Soutou, Basil Germond

    This new Handbook provides readers with the tools to understand the evolution of transatlantic security from the Cold War era to the early 21st century. After World War II, the US retained a strong presence as the dominant member of NATO throughout the Cold War. Former enemies, such as Germany,…

    Paperback – 2017-07-10
    Routledge

  • Neutrality and Neutralism in the Global Cold War

    Between or Within the Blocs?

    Edited by Sandra Bott, Jussi M. Hanhimaki, Janick Schaufelbuehl, Marco Wyss

    This book sheds new light on the foreign policies, roles, and positions of neutral states and the Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) in the global Cold War. The volume places the neutral states and the NAM in the context of the Cold War and demonstrates the links between the East, the West, and the…

    Paperback – 2017-05-25
    Routledge
    Cold War History

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