Military, Strategic & Security Studies

Routledge Military, Security and Strategic Studies publish Handbooks, research monographs and textbooks across a wide range of subject areas such as intelligence, terrorism, conflict resolution, and war & conflict studies. We publish books from leading researchers and thinkers in the military and security fields.

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58Series in Military, Strategic & Security Studies

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1,023New Products

  • Handbook of Indian Defence Policy

    Themes, Structures and Doctrines

    Edited by Harsh V. Pant

    India has the world’s fourth largest military and one of the biggest defence budgets. It asserts its political and military profile in South Asia and the Indian Ocean region. The nation has been in the midst of an ambitious plan to modernize its largely Soviet-era arms since the late 1990s and has…

    Hardback – 2015-10-06
    Routledge India

  • Vladimir Putin and Russia’s Imperial Revival

    By David E. McNabb

    Discerning the early stages of the rebirth of a new Russian empire from the ashes of the Soviet Union, Vladimir Putin and Russia’s Imperial Revival argues that Russia’s recent overtly aggressive actions and foreign policy doctrines have signaled a renewal of the Cold War. At the least, Russia’s…

    Hardback – 2015-10-05
    CRC Press

  • Cultural Transformations and Globalization

    Theory, Development, and Social Change

    By Alexander M Ervin

    Change is the most significant factor of contemporary society and humanity s past. This book represents the first substantial attempt since the 1970s to synthesize and critique sociocultural change theories in anthropology and relate them to trends in the social and physical sciences. It emphasizes…

    Hardback – 2015-09-30

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