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Forthcoming Strategic History Books

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Forthcoming 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...

    To Be Published December 23rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. U.S. Military Strategy in the Gulf (Routledge Revivals)

    Origins and Evolution Under the Carter and Reagan Administrations

    By Amitav Acharya

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1989, this title explores the nature and dimensions of the U.S. strategy in the Gulf in the formative years that followed the fall of the Shah, the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan and the outbreak of the Iran-Iraq war. It describes the formation of the U.S. Rapid Deployment Joint...

    To Be Published January 7th 2015 by Routledge

  3. Israel's Wars of Attrition

    Attrition Challenges to Democratic States

    By Avi Kober

    This book analyzes the way Israel has coped with nine wars of attrition from the 1950s to the recent Second Lebanon War (2006), questioning the belief that Western democracy cannot sustain prolonged wars of attrition. Challenging Israel with attrition has been compatible with the 'Arab way of war',...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Citizens, Soldiers and National Armies

    Military Service in France and Germany, 1789–1830

    By Thomas Hippler

    This book examines the creation of ‘national armies’ through compulsory military service in France and Prussia during the French Revolution and the Prussian Reform Period. The French Revolution tried to establish military and political structures in which the armed forces and society would merge....

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  5. US Covert Operations and Cold War Strategy

    Truman, Secret Warfare and the CIA, 1945-53

    By Sarah-Jane Corke

    Based on recently declassified documents, this book provides the first examination of the Truman Administration’s decision to employ covert operations in the Cold War. Although covert operations were an integral part of America’s arsenal during the late 1940s and early 1950s, the majority of these...

    To Be Published April 28th 2015 by Routledge

  6. Geopolitics for the 21st Century

    Addressing National Insecurities

    Edited by Leonard Hochberg, James D. Hardy Jr.

    Series: Geopolitical Theory

    This edited volume assesses the geopolitical configuration of forces in the international arena at the beginning of the twenty-first century. Since the end of the Cold War, the international arena has entered a period of transition. Although the United States emerged as the victor in the Cold War,...

    To Be Published June 29th 2015 by Routledge

  7. Geopolitics, Strategy and the Transformation of Civilisations

    By Leonard Hochberg, James D. Hardy

    Series: Geopolitical Theory

    This new book captures how the uncertainties associated with the emergence of adversarial interstate relations transformed early civilizations. Leading authors compare the interaction of geopolitical and strategic thought in ancient Hebrew, Hindu, Chinese and Greek; and in the Muslim and...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. Geopolitics and Strategic History 1871-2050

    By Geoffrey Sloan

    Series: Geopolitical Theory

    A new explanation of the course of international politics from the rebirth of the German Empire to the rise of China. This volume contributes to empirically based geopolitical theory and uses that theory to improve our understanding of the major events in the international strategic...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. Intelligence, Command and Military Operations

    The Eighth Army Campaign in Italy, 1943-45

    By Kevin Jones

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    This new book explores the relationship between intelligence and command at the operational level of war, and the extent to which it nourished operational performance on the battlefield. It does so through the medium of a fresh case study of the British Eighth Army’s performance, under three...

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. Burma's Security

    Myths, Mysteries and Misconceptions

    By Andrew Selth

    Series: Routledge Security in Asia Pacific Series

    To Be Published July 30th 2015 by Routledge