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  1. 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 29th 2014 by Routledge

  2. 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 19th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Trade, Empire and British Foreign Policy, 1689–1815

    Politics of a Commercial State

    By Jeremy Black

    Series: War, History and Politics

    This new volume examines the influence of trade and empire from 1689 to 1815, a crucial period for British foreign policy and state-building. Jeremy Black, a leading expert on British foreign policy, draws on the wide range of archival material, as well as other sources, in order to ask how far,...

    Published May 19th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Understanding Naval Warfare

    By Ian Speller

    This new textbook offers the reader an accessible introduction to the study of modern naval warfare, providing a thorough grounding in the vocabulary, concepts, issues, debates and relevant history. Navies operate in an environment that most people do not understand and that many avoid. They are...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Making of Détente

    Eastern Europe and Western Europe in the Cold War, 1965-75

    Edited by Wilfried Loth, George Soutou

    Series: Cold War History

    Containing essays by leading Cold War scholars, such as Wilfried Loth, Geir Lundestad and Seppo Hentilä, this volume offers a broad-ranging examination of the history of détente in the Cold War. The ten years from 1965 to 1975 marked a deep transformation of the bipolar international system of the...

    Published April 28th 2014 by Routledge

  6. 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 8th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Internationalization of Communal Strife (Routledge Revivals)

    Edited by Manus I. Midlarsky

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    First published in 1992, this edited collection argues that conflicts have a growing tendency both to intensify and to lengthen, thus increasing the likelihood of external actors being drawn into the on-going violence. Here, leading experts in comparative and international politics examine this...

    Published April 8th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Law, Force and Diplomacy at Sea (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ken Booth

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Law, Force and Diplomacy at Sea, first published in 1985, is one of the few comprehensive treatments on the subject from a strategic perspective. It offers a detailed strategic analysis of the background and outcome of the Third UN Conference on the Law of the Sea, and its naval implications. The...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Strategy and Ethnocentrism (Routledge Revivals)

    By Ken Booth

    Series: Routledge Revivals

    Ken Booth’s study, first published in 1979, investigates the way in which cultural distortions have affected the theory and execution of strategy. Its aim is to illustrate the importance of ethnocentrism in all areas of the subject, to follow through its implications and to suggest approaches to...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  10. British Strategy and War Aims 1914-1916 (RLE First World War)

    By David French

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    This book illustrates the relationship between British military policy and the development of British war aims during the opening years of the First World War. Basing his work on a wide range of unpublished documentary sources, David French reassesses for the benefit of students and scholars alike...

    Published March 4th 2014 by Routledge