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New and Published Books

  1. Imperial Defence

    The Old World Order, 1856–1956

    Edited by Greg Kennedy

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This new collection of essays, from leading British and Canadian scholars, presents an excellent insight into the strategic thinking of the British Empire. It defines the main areas of the strategic decision-making process that was known as 'Imperial Defence'. The theme is one of...

    Published April 15th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Onset of World War (Routledge Revivals)

    By Manus I. Midlarsky

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1988, this historical and quantitative analysis of war defines systemic world wars as conflicts of wide scope and intensity, which leave profound historical legacies in their wake. Manus Midlarsky examines various possible explanations for the onset of such past wars as the...

    Published April 7th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The World of the Revolutionary American Republic

    Land, Labor, and the Conflict for a Continent

    Edited by Andrew Shankman

    Series: Routledge Worlds

    In its early years, the American Republic was far from stable. Conflict and violence, including major land wars, were defining features of the period from the Revolution to the outbreak of the Civil War, as struggles over who would control land and labor were waged across the North American...

    Published March 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Flu Epidemic of 1918

    America's Experience in the Global Health Crisis

    By Sandra Opdycke

    Series: Critical Moments in American History

    In 1918, a devastating world-wide influenza epidemic hit the United States. Killing over 600,000 Americans and causing the national death rate to jump 30% in a single year, the outbreak obstructed the country's participation in World War I and imposed terrible challenges on communities across the...

    Published March 18th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Muslim Fortresses in the Levant

    Between Crusaders and Mongols

    By Kate Raphael

    Series: Culture and Civilization in the Middle East

    During much of the twelfth century the Crusaders dominated the military scene in the Levant. The unification of Egypt and Syria by Saladin gradually changed the balance of power, which slowly begun to tilt in favour of the Muslims. This book examines the development and role of Muslim fortresses in...

    Published March 9th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    Re-issuing 15 volumes originally published between 1967 and 1989, the books in this collection cover everything from pre-war diplomacy and international relations, British and German military and naval strategy and capability to food supply and the effect of the First World War on British politics...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. 'Luxury' Fleet: (RLE The First World War)

    The Imperial German Navy 1888-1918

    By Holger H. Herwig

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    Originally published in 1980 ‘Luxury’ Fleet (the phrase was Winston Churchill’s) was the first history of the Imperial German navy from 1888 to 1918. After tracing the historical background to German naval ambitions, the first two sections of the book analyse Admiral Tirpitz’s programme of building...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  8. Great Britain and the War of 1914-1918 (RLE The First World War)

    By Llewellyn Woodward

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    This volume covers the essential facts about Britain’s role in the First World War, not only militarily but also from a domestic point of view: the political and economic organisation of Britain for war, the extension of state control, the problems set by shortages of shipping and food. The book...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  9. Britain and the First World War (RLE The First World War)

    Edited by John Turner

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    This book gives students an informed insight into the British experience in the First World War. The contributors, all established First World War historians, have drawn on their own research and secondary sources to give a succinct account of politics, diplomacy, strategy and social developments...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Dutch Wars of Independence

    Warfare and Commerce in the Netherlands 1570-1680

    By Marjolein 't Hart

    Series: Modern Wars In Perspective

    In The Dutch Wars of Independence, Marjolein ’t Hart assesses the success of the Dutch in establishing their independence through their eighty years struggle with Spain - one of the most remarkable achievements of the sixteenth and seventeenth centuries. Other rebellions troubled mighty powers...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge