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  1. Hegemonic Peace and Empire

    The Pax Romana, Britannica and Americana

    By Ali Parchami

    Series: War, History and Politics

    This book examines the language and the ideology of the Pax Romana, the Pax Britannica and the Pax Americana within the broader contexts of 'hegemony' and 'empire'. It addresses three main themes: a conceptual examination of the way in which hegemony has been justified; a linguistic study of...

    Published September 11th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Power Shifts, Strategy and War

    Declining States and International Conflict

    By Dong Sun Lee

    Series: Routledge Global Security Studies

    Marked changes in the balance of power between states in the international system are generally seen by IR scholars as among the most common causes of war. This book explains why such power shifts lead to war breaking out in some cases, but not in others. In contrast to existing approaches, this...

    Published August 14th 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Military Balance in the Cold War

    US Perceptions and Policy, 1976-85

    By David Walsh

    Series: Cold War History

    This book examines the impact of American perceptions of the military balance between the United States and the Soviet Union during the key period of 1976-1985. That decade witnessed the decline of the US-Soviet détente and the resurgence of superpower confrontation, often called the ‘Second Cold...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  4. The Southern Flank in Crisis, 1973-1976

    Series III, Volume V: Documents on British Policy Overseas

    Edited by Keith Hamilton, Patrick Salmon

    Series: Whitehall Histories

    A fascinating collection of British foreign policy documents covering reactions in Whitehall to political change and revolution in the Mediterranean basin from 1973 to 1976. This volume contains many previously unpublished documents, including Joint Intelligence Committee papers, which cast new...

    Published July 16th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Supreme Command, 1914-1918 (Routledge Revivals)

    Volume I

    By Lord Hankey

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Lord Hankey (1877-1963) was a British civil servant and the first Cabinet Secretary, a top aide to Prime Minister David Lloyd George and the War Cabinet that directed Britain in World War One. Mostly derived from the author’s diaries, which begin in March 1915, this study describes how Lord Hankey...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Supreme Command, 1914-1918 (Routledge Revivals)

    Volume II

    By Lord Hankey

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Lord Hankey (1877-1963) was a British civil servant and the first Cabinet Secretary, a top aide to Prime Minister David Lloyd George and the War Cabinet that directed Britain in World War One. Mostly derived from the author’s diaries, which began in March 1915, this study describes how Lord Hankey...

    Published June 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Colonial Counterinsurgency and Mass Violence

    The Dutch Empire in Indonesia

    Edited by Bart Luttikhuis, A. Dirk Moses

    Series: Routledge Studies in the Modern History of Asia

    Whether out of historical interest, romantic identification with the colonized or as models for contemporary counter-insurgency experts, the mass violence of insurgency and counter-insurgency in the post-war decolonization of the European empires has long exerted an intense fascination. In the main...

    Published June 17th 2014 by Routledge

  8. 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 May 29th 2014 by Routledge

  9. The Routledge Handbook of the Cold War

    Edited by Artemy M. Kalinovsky, Craig Daigle

    This new Handbook offers a wide-ranging overview of current scholarship on the Cold War, with essays from many leading scholars. The field of Cold War history has consistently been one of the most vibrant in the field of international studies. Recent scholarship has added to our understanding of...

    Published May 28th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Ancient China on Postmodern War

    Enduring Ideas from the Chinese Strategic Tradition

    By Thomas M. Kane

    Series: Cass Military Studies

    Sun Tzu and other classical Chinese strategic thinkers wrote in an era of social, economic and military revolution, and hoped to identify enduring principles of war and statecraft. The twenty-first century is a time of similarly revolutionary change, and this makes their ideas of particular...

    Published May 18th 2014 by Routledge