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Major Works: Forthcoming Military & Naval History

You are currently browsing 1–10 of 23 forthcoming major works in the subject of Military & Naval History — sorted by publish date from upcoming books to future 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.

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.

Forthcoming Books

  1. The War Against Japan, 1941-1945

    An Annotated Bibliography

    By John J. Sbrega

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: World War II in Asia

    With over 5,200 entries, this volume remains one of the most extensive annotated bibliographies on the USA’s fight against Japan in the Second World War. Including books, articles, and de-classified documents up to the end of 1987, the book is organized into six categories: Part 1 presents...

    To Be Published May 25th 2015 by Routledge

  2. The Fall of Singapore 1942

    By Timothy Hall

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: World War II in Asia

    Singapore fell to the Japanese on 15 September 1942, but in 1941 Europeans on the island felt still untouched by war, lulled into security by the belief that Singapore was impregnable from the sea. However, the Planning Chief of Imperial Army Headquarters in Tokyo had realised a successful invasion...

    To Be Published May 25th 2015 by Routledge

  3. New Guinea 1942-44

    By Timothy Hall

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: World War II in Asia

    Drawing on material that had only just been released when this book was originally published in 1981, this book provides a graphic account of the war which, to all intents and purposes, was fought on Australian soil against Australian people – a war which came to the very door of Australia itself....

    To Be Published May 25th 2015 by Routledge

  4. Darwin 1942

    Australia's Darkest Hour

    By Timothy Hall

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: World War II in Asia

    On Wednesday 18 February 1942 the Japanese air force bombed Darwin. Whilst this fact is well known, very few people know exactly what happened. Timothy Hall was the first writer to be given acess to all the official reports of the time and as a result he has been able to reveal exactly what...

    To Be Published May 25th 2015 by Routledge

  5. The Evolution of Modern Land Warfare

    Theory and Practice

    By Christopher Bellamy

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

    Extensively illustrated with 52 detailed campaign and battle maps and diagrams, this book, originally published in 1990, surveys the evolution of warfare in Europe from Napoleon to the end of the twentieth century and in Asia from the Middle Ages. It considers the interaction of technology and...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  6. War and Society Volume 1

    A Yearbook of Military History

    Edited by Brian Bond, Ian Roy

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

    Originally published in 1975, this volume filled a gap in existing scholarship by providing a comprehensive group of essays on the historical study of war and armed forces and their relationship with society. These volumes include articles ranging from the Renaissance to the era of total war....

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  7. War and Society Volume 2

    A Yearbook of Military History

    Edited by Brian Bond, Ian Roy

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

    Originally published in 1977, this volume filled a gap in existing scholarship by providing a comprehensive group of essays on the historical study of war and armed forces and their relationship with society. These volumes include articles ranging from the Renaissance to the era of total war....

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Victoran Army and the Staff College 1854-1914

    By Brian Bond

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

    A pioneering work in British military history, originally published in 1972, this book is both scholarly and entertaining. Although the book concentrates on a single institution, it illuminates a much wider area of social and intellectual change. For the Army the importance of the change was...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  9. A History of Firearms

    From Earliest Times to 1914

    By W. Y. Carman

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

    Amply illustrated with pen & ink drawings, and including a glossary of key terms, this volume, originally published in 1955, traces the history of firearms and the pioneers who made that history, step by step, to the fringe of a complex modern science....

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge

  10. The Fortress in the Age of Vauban and Frederick the Great 1660-1789

    By Christopher Duffy

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

    The later seventeenth and eighteenth centuries have been acclaimed as the classic period of artillery fortification. This was an era when fortresses and fortress systems shaped the calculations of strategists and statesmen, and often dictated the course of campaigns. The age was one of almost...

    To Be Published September 30th 2015 by Routledge