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  1. Deterrence in the Twenty-first Century

    Edited by Max G. Manwaring

    This anthology argues that facing the diverse threats in the 'new world disorder' requires a new look and new approaches. The requirement is to establish that contemporary deterrence demands replacing the old 'nuclear theology' with new policy and strategy to deal with the myriad state, non-state,...

    Published October 1st 2000 by Routledge

  2. Eyewitness Accounts of the Nanjing Massacre: American Missionaries Bear Witness to Japanese Atrocities

    American Missionaries Bear Witness to Japanese Atrocities

    By Zhang Kaiyuan, Donald MacInnis

    The infamous Nanjing Massacre of 1937, in which the Japanese Imperial Army raped and slaughtered countless Chinese citizens on the eve of World War II, has been described in well-publicized books from various Chinese, Japanese and German perspectives. But this collection of first-hand testimony...

    Published September 30th 2000 by Routledge

  3. Masters of War

    Classical Strategic Thought, 3rd Edition

    By Michael I. Handel

    This is the first comprehensive study based on a detailed textual analysis of the classical works on war by Clausewitz, Sun Tzu, Mao Tse-tung, and to a lesser extent, Jomini and Machiavelli. Brushing stereotypes aside, the author takes a fresh look at what these strategic thinkers actually said—not...

    Published September 29th 2000 by Routledge

  4. Athleticism in the Victorian and Edwardian Public School

    The Emergence and Consolidation of an Educational Ideology

    By J. A. Mangan

    Series: Sport in the Global Society

    Games obsessed the Victorian and Edwardian public schools. The obsession has become widely known as athleticism. When it appeared in 1981, this book was the first major study of the games ethos which dominated the lives of many Victorian and Edwardian public schoolboys. Written with Professor...

    Published September 29th 2000 by Routledge

  5. Amateurs and Professionals in Post-War British Sport

    Edited by Dilwyn Porter, Adrian Smith

    Series: British Politics and Society

    The pressures and demands of professionalism and commercialization have transformed Britain's sports. At the end of the 20th century sports have been packaged and marketed as mass entertainment for a national or even international audience. This volume explores different facets of this phenomenon....

    Published September 29th 2000 by Routledge

  6. The Battle of Britain

    Air Defence of Great Britain, Volume II

    By T.C.G. James

    Series: Royal Air Force Official Histories

    This is the second volume of the classified history of air defence in Great Britain. Written while World War II was still being fought, the account has an analysis of the defensive tactics of Fighter Command, and attempts a day-by-day analysis of the action as it took place....

    Published September 29th 2000 by Routledge

  7. Managing Domestic Dissent in First World War Britain

    By Brock Millman

    Series: British Politics and Society

    The author argues that the way the British Government managed dissent during World War I is important for understanding the way that the war ended. He argues that a comprehensive and effective system of suppression had been developed by the war's end in 1918, with a greater level in reserve....

    Published September 29th 2000 by Routledge

  8. Ethnic Minorities in 19th and 20th Century Germany

    Jews, Gypsies, Poles, Turks and Others

    By Panikos Panayi

    Series: Themes In Modern German History

    This is the first book to trace the history of all ethnic minorities in Germany during the nineteenth and twentieth-centuries. It argues that all of the different types of states in Germany since 1800 have displayed some level of hostility towards ethnic minorities. While this reached its peak...

    Published September 29th 2000 by Routledge

  9. Sex, Social Purity and Sarah Grand

    Edited by Ann Heilmann, Stephanie Forward, Ann Heilmann

    Series: History of Feminism

    Sarah Grand was one of the most prominent New Women of the 1890s and a notable social purity feminist and suffragist. This collection offers important insights into the full range of her journalistic output and lesser-known fictional writings. It also makes available biographical and...

    Published September 28th 2000 by Routledge

  10. Representing India

    Indian Culture and Imperial Control in Eighteenth-Century British Orientalist Discourse

    Edited by Michael Franklin

    Series: Colonial Encounters

    This set demonstrates the simultaneous appearance of colonialist and anti-imperialist rhetoric in the same text, highlighting the raw edge given to the transitional nature of the colonial project in this period. The texts:* represent central documents in the emergence of modern Indology*...

    Published September 28th 2000 by Routledge