The Rise and Fall of the Open Door Policy
The Open Door Policy in China was proposed by the U.S. government in 1899. Although adopted to stop the foreign partition of China, it was condemned as economic imperialism during the Cold-War period. With the People’s Republic of China (PRC) embracing market reforms, encouraging foreign investment...
To Be Published March 30th 2014 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 December 1st 2010 by Routledge
The Nanchang Uprising and the Birth of the Red Army
This book examines the emergence of Communist power in China during the interwar period, focusing especially on the role of the Soviet Union and the 1927 Nanchang Uprising. It describes the history behind the alliance between the Chinese Communists and Nationalists, the impact of the USSR's...
Published May 31st 2010 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
The important and previously undocumented event in the history of the Second World War: the negotiation of 'prisoner' exchanges between the United States and Japan during 1941 to 1943, is examined here by Bruce Elleman.Approximately 7000 American citizens had been arrested by the Japanese...
Published November 30th 2007 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 March 12th 2007 by Routledge
An International Perspective
This volume brings together a set of scholarly, readable and up-to-date essays covering the most significant naval mutinies of the 20th century, including Russia (1905), Brazil (1910), Austria (1918), Germany (1918), France (1918-19), Great Britain (1931), Chile (1931), the United States (1944),...
Published June 30th 2003 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