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New and Published Books

  1. Russian/Soviet Military Psychiatry 1904-1945

    By Paul Wanke

    Psychiatry, like most professional fields in Russia, gained its legitimacy from its ability to serve the Tsar and later the Bolshevik party. The militarised nature of these governments meant that psychiatry would have to prove its worth to the military. This study will cover Russian/Soviet military...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The CIA, the British Left and the Cold War

    Calling the Tune?

    By Hugh Wilford

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    Shortly after it was founded in 1947, the CIA launched a secret effort to win the Cold War allegiance of the British left. Hugh Wilford traces the story of this campaign from its origins in Washington DC to its impact on Labour Party politicians, trade unionists, and Bloomsbury intellectuals...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Royal Navy and the Capital Ship in the Interwar Period

    An Operational Perspective

    By Joseph Moretz

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    Joseph Moretz's innovative work focuses on what battleships actually did in the inter-war years and what its designed war role in fact was. In doing so, the book tells us much about British naval policy and planning of the time. Drawing heavily on official Admiralty records and private papers of...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Stalin and the Soviet-Finnish War, 1939-1940

    Edited by E.N. Kulkov, Oleg Aleksandrovich Rzheshevskii, Harold Shukman

    Series: Soviet (Russian) Study of War

    This is the verbatim record of a secret and hitherto unpublished meeting, held in the Kremlin in April 1940, devoted to a post mortem of the Finnish campaign....

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Navies of South-East Asia

    A Comparative Study

    By James Goldrick, Jack McCaffrie

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    This book provides a comprehensive survey of the development and operations of the navies of South-East Asia since the end of World War II. The navies of South-East Asia have rarely been the subject of systematic attention but, as the maritime strategic balance within Asia becomes more complex...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Iran-Iraq War

    New International Perspectives

    Edited by Nigel Ashton, Bryan Gibson

    Series: Cold War History

    This volume offers a wide-ranging examination of the Iran–Iraq War (1980–88), featuring fresh regional and international perspectives derived from recently available new archival material. Three decades ago Iran and Iraq became embroiled in a devastating eight-year war which served to re-define the...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  7. Southeast Asia and the Cold War

    Edited by Albert Lau

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Southeast Asia Series

    The origins and the key defining moments of the Cold War in Southeast Asia have been widely debated. This book focuses on an area that has received less attention, the impact and legacy of the Cold War on the various countries in the region, as well as on the region itself. The book contributes to...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  8. War in the Modern World, 1990-2014

    By Jeremy Black

    Series: Warfare and History

    In War in the Modern World, 1990-2014, Jeremy Black looks at the most modern of conflicts from the perspective that war is a central feature of the modern world. Arguing that understanding non-Western developments is crucial if the potential of Western war-making is to be assessed accurately, the...

    Published September 9th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Mussolini

    2nd Edition

    By Peter Neville

    Series: Routledge Historical Biographies

    This new edition of Peter Neville’s Mussolini traces and analyses the life of one of the most fascinating twentieth century European dictators, Benito Mussolini, while placing his life in its historic Italian context. Engaging and accessible, the Duce’s career is traced from his roots as a...

    Published September 4th 2014 by Routledge

  10. The Russian Military into the 21st Century

    Edited by Stephen J. Cimbala

    Series: Soviet (Russian) Military Theory and Practice

    This work attempts to clarify the major problems facing Russia's armed forces in the present and immediate future. It covers threats from terrorists, break away republics and threats from outside Russia's borders. The book also includes political and economic problems facing the military....

    Published August 31st 2014 by Routledge