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  1. British General Staff

    Reform and Innovation

    Edited by David French, Brian Holden Reid

    The essays that comprise this collection examine the development and influence of the British General Staff from the late Victorian period until the eve of World War II. They trace the changes in the staff that influenced British military strategy and subsequent operations on the battlefield....

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Vistas of American Military History 1800-1898

    Edited by Dr Brian Holden-Reid, Joseph G Dawson III

    A team of leading American military historians here investigate the factors that shaped the United States Army in the nineteenth century. Throwing new light on its history, this deeply researched book explores a mulitplicity of themes. These include the social structure, command system and...

    To Be Published April 29th 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Science of War

    Back to First Principles

    Edited by Brian Holden-Reid

    Series: The Operational Level of War

    Forty years of confrontation in Europe have produced a complex set of conditioned reflexes in western military thinking. With the ending of the Warsaw pact, planning and analysis specialists have had to look again at the basic principles of war: there is no sure ground any more. The analysis of...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Themes of the American Civil War

    The War Between the States

    Edited by Susan-Mary Grant, Brian Holden-Reid

    Themes of the American Civil War offers a timely and useful guide to this vast topic for a new generation of students. The volume provides a broad-ranging assessment of the causes, complexities, and consequences of America’s most destructive conflict to date. The essays, written by top scholars in...

    Published August 6th 2009 by Routledge

  5. Military Power

    Land Warfare in Theory and Practice

    Edited by Brian Holden Reid

    The contributors here consider the multifarious aspects of the Anglo-American approach to war. All the contributors are concerned to base their work on the overall historical context. They explore the relationship between theory and practice in military operations....

    Published May 31st 1997 by Routledge

  6. The Origins of the American Civil War

    By Brian Holden Reid

    Series: Origins Of Modern Wars

    The American Civil War (1861-65) was the bloodiest war of the nineteenth century and its impact continues to be felt today. It, and its origins have been studied more intensively than any other period in American history, yet it remains profoundly controversial. Brian Holden Reid's formidable...

    Published August 13th 1996 by Routledge

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