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  1. The Counter-Insurgency Myth

    The British Experience of Irregular Warfare

    By Andrew Mumford

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book examines the complex practice of counter-insurgency warfare through the prism of British military experiences in the post-war era and endeavours to unpack their performance. During the twentieth century counter-insurgency assumed the status of one of the British military’s fortes. A...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Conscription in the Napoleonic Era

    A Revolution in Military Affairs?

    Edited by Donald Stoker, Frederick C. Schneid, Harold D. Blanton

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This edited volume explores conscription in the Napoleonic era, tracing the roots of European conscription and exploring the many methods that states used to obtain the manpower they needed to prosecute their wars. The levée-en-masse of the French Revolution has often been cited as a ‘Revolution...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Militarism and International Relations

    Political Economy, Security, Theory

    Edited by Anna Stavrianakis, Jan Selby

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book examines contemporary militarism in international politics, employing a variety of different theoretical viewpoints and international case studies. Militarism – understood as the social and international relations of the preparation for, and conduct of, organized political violence – is...

    Published May 30th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Ancient China on Postmodern War

    Enduring Ideas from the Chinese Strategic Tradition

    By Thomas M. Kane

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    Sun Tzu and other classical Chinese strategic thinkers wrote in an era of social, economic and military revolution, and hoped to identify enduring principles of war and statecraft. The twenty-first century is a time of similarly revolutionary change, and this makes their ideas of particular...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Qualitative Methods in Military Studies

    Research Experiences and Challenges

    Edited by Helena Carreiras, Celso Castro

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book examines the methodology of qualitative research in military studies. Since the end of the Cold War, the number of studies on military and society has grown substantially in substance, size and impact. However, only a tiny part of this bibliography deals in depth with the research...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Military Intervention, Stabilisation and Peace

    The search for stability

    By Christian Dennys

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book examines international military interventions that have supported stability in four communities in Afghanistan and Nepal, in an attempt to analyse their success and improve this in future. This is the first in-depth village-level assessment of how local populations conceive of stability...

    Published May 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Imperial Defence

    The Old World Order, 1856–1956

    Edited by Greg Kennedy

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This new collection of essays, from leading British and Canadian scholars, presents an excellent insight into the strategic thinking of the British Empire. It defines the main areas of the strategic decision-making process that was known as 'Imperial Defence'. The theme is one of...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Military Strategy as Public Discourse

    America's war in Afghanistan

    By Tadd Sholtis

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This book presents the current history of United States military strategy in Afghanistan as an example of dysfunctional policy discourse among the nation’s elites. The legitimacy of a country’s military strategy can become a subject of intense public debate and doubt, especially in prolonged...

    Published November 15th 2013 by Routledge

  9. Military Unionism In The Post-Cold War Era

    A Future Reality?

    Edited by Richard Bartle, Lindy Heinecken

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This unique study of military unionism shows how the changing nature of present day conflicts has made soldier representation more important then ever. This new collection of essays clearly establish the key factors in the military union debate in recent years and highlight the mechanisms different...

    Published October 29th 2013 by Routledge

  10. Khedive Ismail's Army

    By John P. Dunn

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    Khedive Ismail's Army examines military failure in the age of imperialism. On paper, the mid-nineteenth century Egyptian army seems a formidable regional power. It had a tradition of success, modern weapons, and mercenary officers with experience in major wars. Egypt's ruler, Khedive Ismail, hoped...

    Published October 16th 2013 by Routledge