Free-to-View Online in November 2016: Selected Ashgate Military & Strategic Studies Research Titles!

We are delighted to welcome Ashgate to the Taylor and Francis Group. To highlight the breadth and depth of the newly acquired titles we are pleased to launch this special free to view promotion across Humanities and Social Sciences, allowing you to view selected monographs online in their entirety for one month.

With nearly 50 years of distinguished publishing in the Social Sciences, Arts, and Humanities, Ashgate compliments Routledge’s commitment to support academic research and scholarly publishing. Ashgate is a leading research publisher in Art History, Music, History, Social Work, Politics, Literary Studies, and many other disciplines and we are delighted to now offer these titles through the Taylor and Francis Group.

Browse these selected Geography titles to explore this subject further. Interested in browsing free to view titles in other subject areas? If so, you can read more about all of the Ashgate titles that are available free to view in November 2016 here.

How to Browse Free to View

Simply browse and select the title that you would like to read, click on the book cover image or book title to go to the book page and click on the 'look inside' feature beneath the title information.

Featured Titles

  • Clausewitz's Timeless Trinity

    A Framework For Modern War

    By Colin M. Fleming

    This is the first book to apply the Clausewitzian Trinity of 'passion, chance, and reason' to the experience of real war. It explores the depth and validity of the concept against the conflicts of former Yugoslavia - wars thought to epitomise a post-Clausewitzian age. In doing so it demonstrates…

    Hardback – 2013-12-18
    Military Strategy and Operational Art

  • From Northern Ireland to Afghanistan

    British Military Intelligence Operations, Ethics and Human Rights

    By Jon Moran

    Moran concentrates on three aims: to provide an overview of British military intelligence operations in the last 30 years which concentrates on operational not strategic intelligence; to examine the debates over ethics and effectiveness that have followed these operations; and to examine the…

    Hardback – 2013-10-04
    Military and Defence Ethics

  • Military Medical Ethics for the 21st Century

    Edited by Michael L. Gross, Don Carrick

    As asymmetric ’wars among the people’ replace state-on-state wars in modern armed conflict, the growing role of military medicine and medical technology in contemporary war fighting has brought an urgent need to critically reassess the theory and practice of military medical ethics. Military…

    Hardback – 2013-05-22
    Military and Defence Ethics

  • Preparing for Blockade 1885-1914

    Naval Contingency for Economic Warfare

    By Stephen Cobb

    Today, the First World War is remembered chiefly for the carnage of the Western Front, but at the time the Royal Navy's blockade of Germany was a more frequent source of debate. For, even at a time of war, there were influential voices in Britain who baulked at a concept of economic warfare that…

    Hardback – 2013-03-22
    Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies Series

  • Confrontation, Strategy and War Termination

    Britain's Conflict with Indonesia

    By Christopher Tuck

    At the heart of this book is the problem of war termination. Britain won an almost unbroken string of tactical military victories during an undeclared war against the Republic of Indonesia in the 1960s, yet it proved difficult to translate this into strategic success. Using conflict termination…

    Hardback – 2013-02-18
    Military Strategy and Operational Art

  • Joining the Fray

    Outside Military Intervention in Civil Wars

    By Zachary C. Shirkey

    National leaders often worry that civil wars might spread, but also seem to have little grasp on which civil wars will in fact draw in other states. An ability to understand which civil wars are most likely to draw in outside powers and when this is likely to happen has important policy…

    Hardback – 2012-11-21
    Military Strategy and Operational Art

  • The Rise of the Indian Navy

    Internal Vulnerabilities, External Challenges

    Edited by Harsh V. Pant

    The Indian Navy has gradually emerged as an indispensable tool of Indian diplomacy in recent years, making it imperative for Indian policy-makers and naval thinkers to think anew the role of the nation’s naval forces in Indian strategy. There is a long tradition in India of viewing the maritime…

    Hardback – 2012-11-02
    Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies Series

  • Precision-guided Munitions and Human Suffering in War

    By James E. Hickey

    James Hickey proceeds from the premise that throughout history, humans have demonstrated a proclivity for using violence against one another as a means to achieve an end, means enabled, in many respects, by the technologies available at the time. Advancing technology has often been a prime enabler…

    Hardback – 2012-09-20
    Military and Defence Ethics

  • Re-inventing the Ship

    Science, Technology and the Maritime World, 1800-1918

    By Don Leggett

    Edited by Richard Dunn

    Ships have histories that are interwoven with the human fabric of the maritime world. In the long nineteenth century these histories revolved around the re-invention of these once familiar objects in a period in which Britain became a major maritime power. This multi-disciplinary volume deploys…

    Hardback – 2012-04-28
    Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies Series

  • Wisdom and War

    The Royal Naval College Greenwich 1873–1998

    By Harry Dickinson

    Opened in 1873, in buildings constructed by Charles II to house retired sailors, the Royal Naval College was founded with the aim of providing officers with 'the highest possible scientific instruction in all branches of study bearing upon their profession'. For more than 125 years it taught…

    Hardback – 2012-04-28
    Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies Series

  • Theorist of Maritime Strategy

    Sir Julian Corbett and his Contribution to Military and Naval Thought

    By J.J. Widen

    Since its publication in 1911, Sir Julian's Corbett's Some Principles of Maritime Strategy has remained a key document within naval strategic thinking. Yet despite his undoubted influence, Corbett's theories have not been subjected to scientific review and systematic comparison with other naval…

    Hardback – 2012-03-28
    Corbett Centre for Maritime Policy Studies Series