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Major Works: Military & Naval History

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 12 new and published major works in the subject of Military & Naval History — sorted by publish date from newer books to older books.

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Routledge Major Works has a strong international focus and each of the sets is edited by a leading expert in their field. This publishing programme continues to grow with new book series being created all the time. Worthy mentions include a new Sports Studies and Construction Series.

Titles published by Routledge Major Works cover an abundance of literature on leading and influential figures, key concepts, topics and sub-disciplines across the social sciences, humanities, behavioural sciences and law.

New and Published Books

  1. Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    By Various

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    Re-issuing 15 volumes originally published between 1967 and 1989, the books in this collection cover everything from pre-war diplomacy and international relations, British and German military and naval strategy and capability to food supply and the effect of the First World War on British politics...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  2. 'Luxury' Fleet: (RLE The First World War)

    The Imperial German Navy 1888-1918

    By Holger H. Herwig

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    Originally published in 1980 ‘Luxury’ Fleet (the phrase was Winston Churchill’s) was the first history of the Imperial German navy from 1888 to 1918. After tracing the historical background to German naval ambitions, the first two sections of the book analyse Admiral Tirpitz’s programme of building...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  3. Great Britain and the War of 1914-1918 (RLE The First World War)

    By Llewellyn Woodward

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    This volume covers the essential facts about Britain’s role in the First World War, not only militarily but also from a domestic point of view: the political and economic organisation of Britain for war, the extension of state control, the problems set by shortages of shipping and food. The book...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  4. Britain and the First World War (RLE The First World War)

    Edited by John Turner

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: The First World War

    This book gives students an informed insight into the British experience in the First World War. The contributors, all established First World War historians, have drawn on their own research and secondary sources to give a succinct account of politics, diplomacy, strategy and social developments...

    Published March 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  5. The Cold War

    Edited by Steven Casey

    Series: Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

    SPECIAL INTRODUCTORY PRICE! (Valid until 3 months after publication) The Cold War dominated international politics between 1945 and 1990, when the two superpowers, the United States and Soviet Union, vied for supremacy. Their clash profoundly influenced the main trends of the time, including...

    Published June 24th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Security and Stability in the Middle East

    Edited by Barry Rubin

    Series: Critical Concepts in Military, Strategic, and Security Studies

    No region of the world has been more affected by the forces of instability and the factors of war and insecurity than has the Middle East. The area has seen more violence and conflict in the last three or four decades than all of the other world regions put together. Moreover, conflict in the area...

    Published December 22nd 2011 by Routledge

  7. Don Juan of Persia

    A Shi'ah Catholic 1560-1604

    Edited by G. Le Strange

    First published in 1926. Don Juan was a Persian Moslem who became a Spanish Roman Catholic. His description of Persia and his account of the wars waged by the Persians during the sixteenth century considerably add to modern day knowledge of the history of the period. The book describes the Safavi...

    Published October 20th 2004 by Routledge

  8. The Diary of Henry Teonge

    Chaplain on Board H.M's Ships Assistance, Bristol and Royal Oak 1675-1679

    Edited by G. E Manwaring

    First published in 1927. 'This diary is history' The ObserverThis is the first complete published edition of Teonge's Diary. The edition of 1825, besides omitting several passages, contained many faulty transcriptions which have now been corrected for this edition. An intensely human document,...

    Published October 20th 2004 by Routledge

  9. The Discovery and Conquest of Mexico 1517-1521

    By Bernal Diaz Del Castillo

    Edited by Genaro Garcia

    First published in 1928.'Something more than an historical document of the first importance...his narrative is so readable that one's interest and admiration are equally divided between the stupendous events he records and the charming revelations of his own character.' Saturday Review.Four...

    Published October 20th 2004 by Routledge

  10. Five Letters 1519-1526

    By Hernando Cortés

    First published in 1928.'These letters, well edited tell of a great conqueror, fighting for God and his king, and reveal the might proportions of the truly Elizabethan character that was Hernando Cortés.' Times Literary Supplement.Cortés's letters to the Emperor from Mexico are half-letters,...

    Published October 20th 2004 by Routledge

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