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  1. Military Honour and the Conduct of War

    From Ancient Greece to Iraq

    By Paul Robinson

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This study presents the first examination of the influence of ideas of honour on the causes, conduct and ending of wars from Ancient Greece to the present day. Paul Robinson begins with a theoretical examination of the concept of honour, to clearly explain the many contradictions and tensions...

    Published January 29th 2009 by Routledge

  2. Modernity, the Media and the Military

    The Creation of National Mythologies on the Western Front 1914-1918

    By John F. Williams

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This new volume explores the history of an important, but neglected sector of the Western Front between 1914 and 1918 in the context of its portrayal in the media. The analysis sheds new light on of the role of the mass media in generating national mythologies. The book focuses on the largely...

    Published December 4th 2008 by Routledge

  3. 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 October 8th 2008 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 April 11th 2007 by Routledge

  5. War and Media Operations

    The US Military and the Press from Vietnam to Iraq

    By Thomas Rid

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This is the first academic analysis of the role of embedded media in the 2003 Iraq War, providing a concise history of US military public affairs management since Vietnam. In late summer 2002, the Pentagon considered giving the press an inside view of the upcoming invasion of Iraq. The decision was...

    Published February 14th 2007 by Routledge

  6. Military Industry and Regional Defense Policy

    India, Iraq and Israel

    By Timothy D. Hoyt

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    Military Industry and Regional Defense Policy re-examines military industrialization in the developing world, focusing on policy-making in producer states and the impact of security perceptions on such policy-making. Timothy D. Hoyt reassesses the role of regional state sub-systems in...

    Published September 20th 2006 by Routledge

  7. Gender and the Military

    Women in the Armed Forces of Western Democracies

    By Helena Carreiras

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This is the first comparative, cross-national study of the participation of women in the armed forces of NATO countries. Along side an analysis of this key topic stands a critique of existing theoretical models and the proposal of a revised analytical framework. Unlike previous works...

    Published August 16th 2006 by Routledge

  8. Managing Defence in a Democracy

    Edited by Laura R. Cleary, Teri McConville

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    Although each state is unique it is possible to identify certain common problems and issues with respect to defence governance and management. Governance and Management of Defence is a unique introduction to all the key principles of governance and management through the clear identification of...

    Published June 28th 2006 by Routledge

  9. Warriors and Politicians

    US Civil-Military Relations under Stress

    By Charles A. Stevenson

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    With historical case studies ranging from the Revolutionary War to the war in Iraq, this new book shows how and why the US military is caught between two civilian masters – the President and Congress – in responding to the challenges of warfighting, rearmament, and transformation. Charles...

    Published May 17th 2006 by Routledge

  10. Interpreting China's Military Power

    Doctrine Makes Readiness

    By Ka Po Ng

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    Although inter-state tensions have generally been easing after the Cold War, military power remains a dominant factor in Asian regional politics. As China, operating the world's largest army, grows stronger, there are ongoing debates over the implications for Asia's regional security. This book...

    Published April 30th 2006 by Routledge