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  1. Colonial Wars of North America, 1512-1763 (Routledge Revivals)

    An Encyclopedia

    Edited by Alan Gallay

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1996, this encyclopedia is a comprehensive reference resource that pulls together a vast amount of material on a rich historical era, presenting it in a balanced way that offers hard-to-find facts and detailed information. The volume was the first encyclopedic account of the...

    Published February 13th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Reginald McKenna

    Financier among Statesmen, 1863–1916

    By Martin Farr

    Series: British Politics and Society

    Reginald McKenna has never been the subject of scholarly attention. This was partly due to his own preference for appearing at the periphery of events even when ostensibly at the centre, and the absence of a significant collection of private papers. This new book redresses the neglect of this...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  3. British Naval Strategy East of Suez, 1900-2000

    Influences and Actions

    Edited by Greg Kennedy

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    This new collection of essays by a panel of established international scholars sheds new light on what some of those influences were and what actions were taken as a result of Britain's Far Eastern commitments. Not only are new evidence and approaches to those issues addressed presented, but new...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  4. First World War Photographers

    By Jane Carmichael

    First published in 1989. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company....

    Published February 9th 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 February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Why Wars Widen

    A Theory of Predation and Balancing

    By Stacy Bergstrom Haldi

    This work explains how wars are most likely to escalate when the effects of warfare are limited. The author demonstrates that total wars during the modern era were very violent and were far less likely to spread, yet the cost of warfare is falling making future conflicts more likely to spread....

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  7. US Intelligence Perceptions of Soviet Power, 1921-1946

    By Leonard Leshuk

    Leonard Leshuk begins this study by commenting on the unusual situation whereby a nation as seemingly weak and backward before World War II as the Soviet Union could, in the space of a few years, challenge the USA militarily on a global scale....

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Diary of Henry Teonge

    Chaplain on Board H.M's Ships Assistance, Bristol and Royal Oak 1675-1679

    Edited by G. E Manwaring

    First published in 1927. 'This diary is history' The ObserverThis is the first complete published edition of Teonge's Diary. The edition of 1825, besides omitting several passages, contained many faulty transcriptions which have now been corrected for this edition. An intensely human document,...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Five Letters 1519-1526

    By Hernando Cortés

    First published in 1928.'These letters, well edited tell of a great conqueror, fighting for God and his king, and reveal the might proportions of the truly Elizabethan character that was Hernando Cortés.' Times Literary Supplement.Cortés's letters to the Emperor from Mexico are half-letters,...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Royal Navy and Maritime Power in the Twentieth Century

    Edited by Ian Speller

    This book adopts an innovative new approach to examine the role of maritime power and the utility of navies. It uses a number of case studies based upon key Royal Navy operations in the twentieth century to draw out enduring principles about maritime power and to examine the strengths and...

    Published February 9th 2015 by Routledge