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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 674 new and published books in the subject of Military & Naval History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. National Poetry, Empires and War

    By David Aberbach

    Series: Routledge Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Literature

    Nationalism has given the world a genre of poetry bright with ideals of justice, freedom and the brotherhood of man, but also, at times, burning with humiliation and grievance, hatred and lust for revenge, driving human kind, as the Austrian poet Grillparzer put it, ‘From humanity via nationality...

    Published December 25th 2014 by Routledge

  2. American Documentary Filmmaking in the Digital Age

    Depictions of War in Burns, Moore, and Morris

    By Lucia Ricciardelli

    Series: Routledge Advances in Film Studies

    American Documentary Filmmaking in the Digital Age examines the recent challenges to the conventions of realist documentary through the lens of war documentary films by Ken Burns, Michael Moore, and Errol Morris. During the twentieth century, the invention of new technologies of audiovisual...

    Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Remembering the First World War

    Edited by Bart Ziino

    Series: Remembering the Modern World

    Remembering the First World War brings together a group of international scholars to understand how and why the past quarter of a century has witnessed such an extraordinary increase in global popular and academic interest in the First World War, both as an event and in the ways...

    Published December 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Handbook of British Regiments (Routledge Revivals)

    By Christopher Chant

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Since the creation of the standing army in 1661, when each regiment was known by the name of its current colonel, there have been many reforms and rationalizations of the British army. From 31 cavalry regiments and 113 infantry regiments in 1881, at the time of this title’s first publication in...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Encyclopedia of Codenames of World War II (Routledge Revivals)

    By Christopher Chant

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Codenames were a vital feature of World War II, serving as mental shorthand for those in the know, and obscuring the issues for those who were not. Codenames were used from the highest level, in the planning of grand strategic moves affecting the conduct of the whole war, to the lowest command...

    Published December 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  6. Patrick Blackett

    Sailor, Scientist, Socialist

    Edited by Peter Hore

    This edited volume comprises a series of essays about Patrick Maynard Stewart Blackett, one of the greatest scientists of the 20th century, as well as a prominent figure in the Royal Navy and British politics....

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Chinese Grand Strategy and Maritime Power

    By Thomas M. Kane

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    This challenging new book argues that the People's Republic of China is pursuing a long-term strategy to extend its national power by sea....

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Science of War

    Back to First Principles

    Edited by Brian Holden-Reid

    Series: The Operational Level of War

    Forty years of confrontation in Europe have produced a complex set of conditioned reflexes in western military thinking. With the ending of the Warsaw pact, planning and analysis specialists have had to look again at the basic principles of war: there is no sure ground any more. The analysis of...

    Published December 2nd 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Maritime Archaeology of a Modern Conflict

    Comparing the Archaeology of German Submarine Wrecks to the Historical Text

    By Innes McCartney

    Series: Routledge Studies in Archaeology

    Over the last 30 years, hydrographical marine surveys in the English Channel helped uncover the potential wreck sites of German submarines, or U-boats, sunk during the conflicts of World War I and World War II. Through a series of systemic dives, nautical archaeologist and historian Innes McCartney...

    Published November 25th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Grunts: The American Combat Soldier in Vietnam

    The American Combat Soldier in Vietnam

    By Kyle Longley

    This book provides a fresh approach to understanding the American combat soldier's experience in Vietnam. It integrates such topics as the political culture, the experiences of training, the actual Vietnam experience, and the 'homecoming', and offers a remarkable overview of the 870,000 'grunts'...

    Published November 17th 2014 by Routledge