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  1. The Nordic Countries: From War to Cold War, 1944–51

    Documents on British Policy Overseas, Series I, Vol. IX

    Edited by Tony Insall, Patrick Salmon

    Series: Whitehall Histories

    This book is a collection of diplomatic documents describing the development of British relations with the Nordic countries between the end of the Second World War and the defeat of the Labour Government in 1951. The end of the Second World War brought hopes of building a new society in Western...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. Naval Power and Expeditionary Wars

    Peripheral Campaigns and New Theatres of Naval Warfare

    Edited by Bruce A. Elleman, S.C.M. Paine

    Series: Cass Series: Naval Policy and History

    This book examines the nature and character of naval expeditionary warfare, in particular in peripheral campaigns, and the contribution of such campaigns to the achievement of strategic victory. Naval powers, which can lack the massive ground forces to win in the main theatre, often choose a...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Grand Strategy and the Presidency

    Foreign Policy, War and the American Role in the World

    By C. Dale Walton

    Series: Strategy and History

    This book examines the role and importance of the Presidency in the formulation and conduct of US grand strategy. The text discusses US strategic history, with particular emphasis on the period from the end of the Cold War to the present day. While the United States periodically has enjoyed...

    Published October 6th 2013 by Routledge

  4. 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...

    Published July 9th 2013 by Routledge

  5. 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

  6. British Ways of Counter-insurgency

    A Historical Perspective

    Edited by Matthew Hughes

    This edited collection examines the British ‘way’ in counter-insurgency. It brings together and consolidates new scholarship on the counter-insurgency associated with the end of empire, foregrounding a dark and violent history of British imperial rule, one that stretched back to the nineteenth...

    Published May 30th 2013 by Routledge

  7. US Hypersonic Research and Development

    The Rise and Fall of 'Dyna-Soar', 1944-1963

    By Roy F. Houchin II

    Series: Space Power and Politics

    An essential new account of some of the most valuable research and development in international military history. Roy F. Houchin II shows how the roots of US Air Force hypersonic research and development are grounded in Army Air Force General Henry H. 'Hap' Arnold's identification of the need...

    Published March 21st 2013 by Routledge

  8. Intelligence in the Cold War: What Difference did it Make?

    Edited by Michael Herman, Gwilym Hughes

    Intelligence was a major part of the Cold War, waged by both sides with an almost warlike intensity. Yet the question 'What difference did it all make?' remains unanswered. Did it help to contain the Cold War, or fuel it and keep it going? Did it make it hotter or colder? Did these large...

    Published December 9th 2012 by Routledge

  9. Kennedy, Johnson and NATO

    Britain, America and the Dynamics of Alliance, 1962-68

    By Andrew Priest

    Series: Contemporary Security Studies

    Kennedy, Johnson and the Defence of NATO is an incisive reassessment of Anglo-American defence relations, which form a crucial part of international security. Andrew Priest closely examines this key relationship by focusing on the so-called Nassau agreement of December 1962. He clearly places...

    Published November 29th 2012 by Routledge

  10. The Politics and Strategy of Clandestine War

    Special Operations Executive, 1940-1946

    Edited by Neville Wylie

    Series: Studies in Intelligence

    This fascinating new collection of essays on Britain’s Special Operations Executive (SOE) explores the ‘non-military’ aspects of British special operations in the Second World War. It details how SOE was established in the summer of 1940 to ‘set Europe ablaze’, as Churchill memorably put it. This...

    Published November 14th 2012 by Routledge