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You are currently browsing 1–10 of 13 new and published books in the subject of European Military History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. Empire, Technology and Seapower

    Royal Navy crisis in the age of Palmerston

    By Howard J. Fuller

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    This book examines British naval diplomacy from the end of the Crimean War to the American Civil War, showing how the mid-Victorian Royal Navy suffered serious challenges during the period. Many recent works have attempted to depict the mid-Victorian Royal Navy as all-powerful, innovative, and...

    Published December 12th 2013 by Routledge

  3. The 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 June 5th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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 June 5th 2013 by Routledge

  5. German Disarmament After World War I

    The Diplomacy of International Arms Inspection 1920-1931

    By Richard J. Shuster

    Series: Strategy and History

    German Disarmament After World War I examines the Allied disarmament of Germany and the challenges that such an enormous task presented to international efforts in enforcing the Treaty of Versailles. In the twenty-first century, disarmament remains a critical issue for the International community....

    Published September 12th 2012 by Routledge

  6. Britain and World War One

    By Alan G. V. Simmonds

    The First World War appears as a fault line in Britain’s twentieth-century history. Between August 1914 and November 1918 the titanic struggle against Imperial Germany and her allies consumed more people, more money and more resources than any other conflict that Britain had hitherto experienced....

    Published October 3rd 2011 by Routledge

  7. The Seven Years War

    A Transatlantic History

    By Matt Schumann, Karl W. Schweizer

    Series: War, History and Politics

    This is the first comprehensive one-volume overview of the diplomatic, military and maritime history of the causes and conduct of the Seven Years’ War and its American manifestation, the French and Indian War (1753-63). The Seven Years’ War was the first global conflict in history and a precursor...

    Published June 29th 2010 by Routledge

  8. Military Advising and Assistance

    From Mercenaries to Privatization, 1815–2007

    Edited by Donald Stoker

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This volume presents a number of case studies of military advisors and missions in order to provide clear historical examples of the evolution, functioning and motives of foreign military advising in the modern era. Containing essays by US contributors covering a wide range of countries and...

    Published January 25th 2010 by Routledge

  9. Modernity, the Media and the Military

    The Creation of National Mythologies on the Western Front 1914-1918

    By John F. Williams

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This new volume explores the history of an important, but neglected sector of the Western Front between 1914 and 1918 in the context of its portrayal in the media. The analysis sheds new light on of the role of the mass media in generating national mythologies. The book focuses on the largely...

    Published December 4th 2008 by Routledge

  10. Conscription in the Napoleonic Era

    A Revolution in Military Affairs?

    Edited by Donald Stoker, Frederick C. Schneid, Harold D. Blanton

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    This edited volume explores conscription in the Napoleonic era, tracing the roots of European conscription and exploring the many methods that states used to obtain the manpower they needed to prosecute their wars. The levée-en-masse of the French Revolution has often been cited as a ‘Revolution...

    Published October 8th 2008 by Routledge