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Politics and Security Studies Handbooks

You can now view all the Routledge Politics and Military Studies Handbooks in one place, with this handy online catalog!

View the catalog here.

This excellent new resource lists all our published and upcoming Handbooks in the areas of Politics and International Relations, and Military, Strategic and Security Studies. You can browse the full list and click on a title of interest to:

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You can do all of this whilst in the catalog, and you can save a booklist to come back to later. This means you never have to remember what you entered into a search box, or click 'Back' multiple times to get to the titles that are relevant to you.


View our 2012 Handbooks below:

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