The Rise, Fall, and Restoration of the Open Door Policy
China's recent economic reforms have opened its economy to the world. This policy, however, is not new: in the late nineteenth century, the United States put forward the Open Door Policy as a counter to European exclusive 'spheres of influence' in China. This book, based on extensive original...
To Be Published April 8th 2015 by Routledge
Peripheral Campaigns and New Theatres of Naval Warfare
This book examines the nature and character of naval expeditionary warfare, in particular in peripheral campaigns, and the contribution of such campaigns to the achievement of strategic victory. Naval powers, which can lack the massive ground forces to win in the main theatre, often choose a...
Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge
From the Napoleonic War to Operation Iraqi Freedom
This is the first scholarly book examining naval coalition warfare over the past two centuries from a multi-national perspective. Containing case studies by some of the foremost naval historians from the US, Great Britain, and Australia, it also examines the impact of international law on...
Published January 25th 2010 by Routledge
Strategies and Counter-Strategies, 1805-2005
This new collection of scholarly, readable, and up-to-date essays covers the most significant naval blockades of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. Here the reader can find Napoleon’s Continental Blockade of England, the Anglo-American War of 1812, the Crimean War, the...
Published December 19th 2005 by Routledge
Series: Warfare and History
Why did the Chinese empire collapse and why did it take so long for a new government to reunite China? Modern Chinese Warfare, 1795-1989 seeks to answer these questions by exploring the most important domestic and international conflicts over the past two hundred years, from the last half of the...
Published February 21st 2001 by Routledge