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  1. Railways and International Politics

    Paths of Empire, 1848-1945

    Edited by T.G. Otte, Keith Neilson

    Series: Military History and Policy

    This new study brings together leading experts to show how the modern world began with the coming of the railway. They clearly explain why it had a greater impact than any other technical or industrial innovation before and completely redefined the limits of the civilized world. While the effect...

    Published September 13th 2012 by Routledge

  2. Crimes of State Past and Present

    Government-Sponsored Atrocities and International Legal Responses

    Edited by David M. Crowe

    Series: Association for the Study of Nationalities

    War Crimes and acts of genocide are as old as history itself, but particularly during the 20th century. Yet what are war crimes and acts of genocide? And why did it take the world so long to define these crimes and develop legal institutions to bring to justice individuals and nations responsible...

    Published November 28th 2011 by Routledge

  3. Britain's Secret War against Japan, 1937-1945

    By Douglas Ford

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    A new look at how Britain’s defence establishment learned to engage Japan’s armed forces as the Pacific War progressed. Douglas Ford reveals that, prior to Japan’s invasion of Southeast Asia in December 1941, the British held a contemptuous view of Japanese military...

    Published November 16th 2011 by Routledge

  4. War, Peace and International Relations

    An introduction to strategic history, 2nd Edition

    By Colin S. Gray

    War, Peace and International Relations provides an introduction to the strategic history of the past two centuries, showing how those 200 years were shaped and reshaped extensively by war. The book takes a broad view of what was relevant to the causes, courses, and consequences of wars. Written by...

    Published October 21st 2011 by Routledge

  5. The Great Patriotic War of the Soviet Union, 1941-45

    A Documentary Reader

    By Alexander Hill

    Series: Soviet (Russian) Study of War

    This book consists of extracts from key documents, along with commentary and further reading, on the ‘Great Patriotic War’ of the Soviet Union against Nazi Germany, 1941-45. Despite the historical significance of the war, few Soviet documents have been published in English. This work provides...

    Published August 31st 2010 by Routledge

  6. The Guy Liddell Diaries, Volume I: 1939-1942

    MI5's Director of Counter-Espionage in World War II

    By Nigel West

    This is the first volume of Nigel West's acclaimed presentation of these fascinating diaries from the heart of Britain's Second World War intelligence operations. 'No intelligence buff can be without this volume and anyone interested in British twentieth century history needs it too....

    Published September 21st 2009 by Routledge

  7. The Guy Liddell Diaries Vol.II: 1942-1945

    MI5's Director of Counter-Espionage in World War II

    Edited by Nigel West

    WALLFLOWERS is the codename given to one of the Security Service’s most treasured possessions, the daily journal dictated from August 1939 to June 1945 by MI5’s Director of Counter-Espionage, Guy Liddell, to his secretary, Margo Huggins. The document was considered so highly classified that it was...

    Published September 21st 2009 by Routledge

  8. Churchill's Man of Mystery

    Desmond Morton and the World of Intelligence

    By Gill Bennett

    Series: Government Official History Series

    The mysterious life and career of Desmond Morton, Intelligence officer and personal adviser to Winston Churchill during the Second World War, is exposed for the first time in this study based on full access to official records. After distinguished service as artillery officer and aide-de-camp to...

    Published April 17th 2009 by Routledge

  9. Disability and/in Prose

    Edited by Brenda Jo Brueggemann, Marian E. Lupo

    Through a series of critical essays this book concerns itself with the relationships and possibilities in and between "prose" and "disability". The critical and/or personal essays in this book all try to explore this potent inbetween space – a place full of possibilities. These prose pieces reflect...

    Published February 20th 2009 by Routledge

  10. War Crimes Tribunals and Transitional Justice

    The Tokyo Trial and the Nuremburg Legacy

    By Madoka Futamura

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    Advocates of the ‘Nuremberg legacy’ emphasize the positive impact of the individualization of responsibility and the establishment of an historical record through judicial procedures for ‘war crimes’. This legacy has been cited in the context of the establishment and operation of the UN ad hoc...

    Published November 15th 2008 by Routledge