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Western Warfare in the Age of the Crusades 1000-1300

Western Warfare in the Age of the Crusades 1000-1300

John France
September 30, 2017

First published in 1999. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

Israel's Wars: A History Since 1947

Israel's Wars: A History Since 1947

Ahron Bregman
January 26, 2016

Israel's Wars is a fascinating and essential insight into the turbulent history of this troubled country which, since its foundation, has endured almost constant violence. Bringing its coverage up to date with recent conflicts, this fourth edition includes a new chapter on the Gaza wars from 2007-...

War in the Modern World, 1990-2014

War in the Modern World, 1990-2014

Jeremy Black
September 09, 2014

In War in the Modern World, 1990-2014, Jeremy Black looks at the most modern of conflicts from the perspective that war is a central feature of the modern world. Arguing that understanding non-Western developments is crucial if the potential of Western war-making is to be assessed accurately, the...

Warfare, State and Society on the Black Sea Steppe, 1500–1700

Warfare, State and Society on the Black Sea Steppe, 1500–1700

Brian Davies
April 30, 2007

This crucial period in Russia's history has, up until now, been neglected by historians, but here Brian L. Davies' study provides an essential insight into the emergence of Russia as a great power. For nearly three centuries, Russia vied with the Crimean Khanate, the Polish-Lithuanian...

European Warfare in a Global Context, 1660–1815

European Warfare in a Global Context, 1660–1815

Jeremy Black
December 12, 2006

This original book presents a global approach to eighteenth century warfare. Emphasis is placed on the importance of conflict in the period and the capacity for decisiveness in impact and development in method. Through this Jeremy Black extends the view beyond land to naval conflict. European...

The War for a Nation: The American Civil War

The War for a Nation: The American Civil War

Susan-Mary Grant
August 04, 2006

The War for a Nation provides a brief introduction to the American Civil War from the perspective of military personnel and civilians who participated in the conflict. Susan-Mary Grant brings the war, its many battles, and those who fought them – male and female, black and white – to the center of...

Warfare in the Ancient Near East to 1600 BC: Holy Warriors at the Dawn of History

Warfare in the Ancient Near East to 1600 BC: Holy Warriors at the Dawn of History

William J. Hamblin
February 23, 2006

The only book available that covers this subject, Warfare in the Ancient Near East is a groundbreaking and fascinating study of ancient near Eastern military history from the Neolithic era to the middle Bronze Ages. Drawing on an extensive range of textual, artistic and archaeological data, William...

Indian Wars of Canada, Mexico and the United States, 1812-1900

Indian Wars of Canada, Mexico and the United States, 1812-1900

Bruce Vandervort
December 07, 2005

Drawing on anthropology and ethnohistory as well as the ‘new military history’ Indian Wars of Mexico, Canada and the United States, 1812-1900 interprets and compares the way Indians and European Americans waged wars in Canada, Mexico, the USA and Yucatán during the nineteenth century. Fully...

The Wars of the French Revolution and Napoleon, 1792–1815

The Wars of the French Revolution and Napoleon, 1792–1815

Owen Connelly
November 24, 2005

Written by an experienced author and expert in the field, Wars of the French Revolution and Napoleon, 1792-1815 provides a thorough re-examination of the crucial period in the history of France for students of history and military studies. Based on extensive research, and including twenty detailed...

War, Politics and Society in Early Modern China, 900–1795

War, Politics and Society in Early Modern China, 900–1795

Peter Lorge
October 27, 2005

This comprehensive survey of Chinese military history is the only book in English to span the significant years from 900 – 1795. Peter Lorge questions current theories on China’s relationship to war, and argues that war was the most important tool used by the Chinese in building and maintaining...

Samurai, Warfare and the State in Early Medieval Japan

Samurai, Warfare and the State in Early Medieval Japan

Karl F. Friday
December 11, 2003

Karl Friday, an internationally recognised authority on Japanese warriors, provides the first comprehensive study of the topic to be published in English. This work incorporates nearly twenty years of on-going research and draws on both new readings of primary sources and the most recent secondary...

The Peloponnesian War

The Peloponnesian War

Professor J F Lazenby, J.F Lazenby
November 27, 2003

The range and extent of the Peloponnesian War of the fifth century BC has led to it being described as a 'world war' in miniature. With the struggle between Athens and Sparta at its core, the twenty-seven-year conflict drew in states from all points of the compass; from Byzantion in the north,...

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