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  1. Armies in Europe

    By John Gooch

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

    This book, originally published in 1980, is a study of the nature and purposes of peace-time military organization in Europe, and of the characteristics and outcome of the major wars fought during these years. It charts the rise of mass armies and the role of conscription as a socializing agent and...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Plans of War

    The General Staff and British Military Strategy c. 1900-1916

    By John Gooch

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

    This book’s contribution to the discussion on the origin’s of the First World War is a pioneering study of both the British General Staff and the evolution of military strategy in the period immediately prior to the war. It describes the development of the General Staff, Britain’s agency for...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. The Boer War

    Direction, Experience and Image

    Edited by John Gooch

    Series: Military History and Policy

    This collections of essays by leading British and South African scholars, looking at the Boer War, focuses on three aspects: how the British Military functioned; the role of the Boers, Afrikaners and Zulus; and the media presentation of the war to the public....

    Published July 17th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Military Deception and Strategic Surprise!

    Edited by John Gooch

    First published in 2007. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published June 1st 2007 by Routledge

  5. Airpower

    Theory and Practice

    Edited by John Gooch

    The nine contributors to this volume study the rapid development of airpower during the twentieth century as well as the methodological problems involved in assessing such change....

    Published August 31st 1995 by Routledge

  6. Decisive Campaigns of the Second World War

    Edited by John Gooch

    Success or defeat in the Second World War turned less on winning or losing battles than on winning or losing campaigns. This volume reassesses the importance of seven major campaigns for the outcome of the war. The authors examine a wide range of factors which influence success or failure including...

    Published January 1st 1990 by Routledge

  7. The Unification of Italy

    By John Gooch

    Series: Lancaster Pamphlets

    John Gooch's book is a concise introduction to the unification of the Italian states and the legacy of this union. Starting in 1815 at the end of the Napoleonic Wars, the book goes on to explain how, despite the causes of disunity, these Italian states shared racial, linguistic, and cultural...

    Published May 15th 1986 by Routledge

  8. The Prospect of War

    The British Defence Policy 1847-1942

    By John Gooch

    First Published in 1981. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published May 28th 1981 by Routledge

  9. Strategy and the Social Sciences

    Issues in Defence Policy

    By John Gooch, Amos Perlmutter

    This title available in eBook format. Click here for more information.Visit our eBookstore at: www.ebookstore.tandf.co.uk....

    Published May 28th 1981 by Routledge

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