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  1. Heritage and Memory of War

    Responses from Small Islands

    Edited by Gilly Carr, Keir Reeves

    Series: Routledge Studies in Heritage

    Every large nation in the world was directly or indirectly affected by the impact of war during the course of the twentieth century, and while the historical narratives of war of these nations are well known, far less is understood about how small islands coped. These islands – often not nations in...

    Published April 20th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Accounting at War

    The Politics of Military Finance

    By Warwick Funnell, Michele Chwastiak

    Series: Routledge New Works in Accounting History

    Accounting is frequently portrayed as a value free mechanism for allocating resources and ensuring they are employed in the most efficient manner. Contrary to this popular opinion, the research presented in Accounting at War demonstrates that accounting for military forces is primarily a political...

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Britain, the Hashemites and Arab Rule

    The Sherifian Solution

    By Timothy J. Paris

    Timothy Paris examines Winston Churchill's involvement in the struggle for power in a number of Middle Eastern countries between 1920 and 1925. His study traces the development of the Sherifian policy, a policy that was devised by the British....

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  4. British General Staff

    Reform and Innovation

    Edited by David French, Brian Holden Reid

    The essays that comprise this collection examine the development and influence of the British General Staff from the late Victorian period until the eve of World War II. They trace the changes in the staff that influenced British military strategy and subsequent operations on the battlefield....

    Published April 10th 2015 by Routledge

  5. Britain's Anti-submarine Capability 1919-1939

    By George Franklin

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    Britain's Anti-Submarine Capability, 1919-1939 is the first unified study of the development of Britain's anti-submarine capability between the armistice in 1919 and the onset of the second world German submarine attack on Britain's maritime trade in 1939. Well researched and yet accessibly written...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Spy Fiction, Spy Films and Real Intelligence

    Edited by Wesley K. Wark

    This book won the Canadian Crime Writers' Arthur Ellis Award for the Best Genre Criticism/Reference book of 1991. This collection of essays is an attempt to explore the history of spy fiction and spy films and investigate the significance of the ideas they contain. The volume offers new insights...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  7. British Military Intelligence in the Crimean War, 1854-1856

    By Stephen M. Harris

    This is a study of the British military intelligence operations during the Crimean War. It details the beginnings of the intelligence operations as a result of the British Commander, Lord Raglan's, need for information on the enemy, and traces the subsequent development of the system....

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  8. British Military Intelligence in the Palestine Campaign, 1914-1918

    By Yigal Sheffy

    Shortly after the end of the First World War, General Sir George Macdonagh, wartime director of British Military Intelligence, revealed that Lord Allenby's victory in Palestine had never been in doubt because of the success of his intelligence service. Seventy-five years later this book explains...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Imperial Defence, 1868-1887

    Edited by John Beeler

    The technical transformation of the Royal Navy during the Victorian era posed many design, tactical and operational problems for administrators from the 1830s onwards. The switch from sail to steam required the creation of a system of defended coaling stations and a greater infrastructure....

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge

  10. German Capital Ships and Raiders in World War II

    Volume I: From Graf Spee to Bismarck, 1939-1941

    By Eric Grove

    This is a comnpendium volume of three Battle Summaries or Naval Staff Histories produced soon after the war by the Naval Historical Branch of the Admiralty. Originally classified and designed for internal use only, these histories are published here for the first time. The documents in this book...

    Published April 7th 2015 by Routledge