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New and Published Books

  1. 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

  2. The Transformation of Russia’s Armed Forces

    Twenty Lost Years

    Edited by Roger N. McDermott

    At no time since the end of the Cold War has interest been higher in Russian security issues and the role played in this by the modernization of Russia’s Armed Forces. The continued transformation of its Armed Forces from Cold War legacy towards a modern combat capable force presents many...

    Published November 9th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Russo-Japanese Relations, 1905-17

    From enemies to allies

    By Peter Berton

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    One surprising outcome of the Russo-Japanese War of 1904–1905 was that, although Russia was humiliatingly defeated, by 1916 Russia and Japan had become allies. This book provides a detailed analysis of how this remarkable turnaround came about. It traces the evolution of relations between the two...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  4. The Russian Armed Forces in Transition

    Economic, geopolitical and institutional uncertainties

    Edited by Roger N. McDermott, Bertil Nygren, Carolina Vendil Pallin

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    Although the role of the military in Russia has changed significantly since Soviet times, it continues to exert great influence on Russian politics, economy and society. This book presents a comprehensive overview of current developments related to Russia’s military sector. It considers recent...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Understanding the Modern Russian Police

    By Olga B. Semukhina, Kenneth Michael Reynolds

    Understanding the Modern Russian Police represents the culmination of ten years of research and an ongoing partnership between the Volgograd Academy of Russian Internal Affairs Ministry (VA MVD) and the Volgograd branch of the Russian Presidential Academy of National Economy and Public...

    Published May 23rd 2013 by CRC Press

  6. Soviet Air Force Theory, 1918-1945

    By James Sterrett

    Series: Soviet (Russian) Study of War

    This new book examines the development of Soviet thinking on the operational employment of their Air Force from 1918 to 1945, using Soviet theoretical writings and contemporary analyses of combat actions....

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  7. The Transition to National Armies in the Former Soviet Republics, 1988-2005

    By Jesse Paul Lehrke

    Series: Routledge Contemporary Russia and Eastern Europe Series

    This book looks at the militaries of the late-Soviet and post-Soviet republics. Beginning with the end of the Soviet era, it recognises that the successor states did not spring from nowhere, but inherited a legacy that influenced all that followed. The book discusses how politicians control the...

    Published November 25th 2012 by Routledge

  8. Russian Military Intelligence in the War with Japan, 1904-05

    Secret Operations on Land and at Sea

    By Evgeny Sergeev

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

    Examining Russian military intelligence in the war with Japan of 1904-05, this book, based on newly-accessible documents from the tsarist era military, naval and diplomatic archives, gives an overview of the origins, structure and performance of Russian military intelligence in the Far East at the...

    Published June 13th 2012 by Routledge

  9. The Military and the State in Central Asia

    From Red Army to Independence

    By Erica Marat

    Series: Central Asian Studies

    The military played a pivotal role in the political development, state functions, foreign policy and the daily lives of the people in the Central Asian states from the early twentieth century until the present. This book is the first major, in-depth study of the military institutions in Central...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Caucasus Under Soviet Rule

    By Alex Marshall

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Russia and Eastern Europe

    The Caucasus is a strategically and economically important region in contemporary global affairs. Western interest in the Caucasus has grown rapidly since 1991, fuelled by the admixture of oil politics, great power rivalry, ethnic separatism and terrorism that characterizes the region. However,...

    Published March 28th 2012 by Routledge