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Defence strategy, planning & research

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Defence strategy, planning & research

Paperback. A groundbreaking and tightly argued polemic about the state of the western world and its defences. Num Pages: 176 pages, No illustration. BIC Classification: JWK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 129 x 197 x 19. Weight in Grams: 168.
Publisher
Abacus
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780349140513
ISBN
9780349140513

€ 11.99
€ 10.06

Paperback. What if you could combine the agility, adaptability, and cohesion of a small team with the power and resources of a giant organization? The authors demonstrate that the 'team of teams' strategy has worked everywhere from hospital emergency rooms to NASA and has the potential to transform organizations large and small. Num Pages: 304 pages. BIC Classification: JWKT; JWT; KJC; KJMV2. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 130 x 198 x 20. Weight in Grams: 218.
Publisher
Portfolio Penguin
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780241250839
ISBN
9780241250839

€ 14.99
€ 11.58

Hardcover. Counterterrorism laws and policies have become a normalized fixture of security agendas across the globe. How do 'us/them' identity constructions contribute to the legitimizing strategies surrounding this development? The British case provides a historically-situated illustration which is of ongoing significance for security and insecurity today. Series: New Security Challenges. Num Pages: 288 pages, 13 figures. BIC Classification: 1DBK; JPQB; JPWL; JWK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 225 x 144 x 22. Weight in Grams: 482.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st ed. 2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137524218
ISBN
9781137524218

€ 91.91
€ 15.44

Paperback. Two schools of thought now exist in security studies: traditionalists want to restrict the subject to politico-military issues; while wideners want to extend it to the economic, societal and environmental sectors. This text establishes a case for the broader agenda. Num Pages: 300 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: JPS; JWK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 227 x 150 x 13. Weight in Grams: 338.
Publisher
Lynne Rienner Pub
Number of pages
300
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Condition
New
SKU
V9781555877842
ISBN
9781555877842

€ 32.10

Paperback. If you want peace, prepare for war. The worst road may be the best route to battle. Strategy, Edward Luttwak shows, is made of such seemingly self-contradictory propositions. In this book, Luttwak unveils the peculiar logic of strategy level by level, from grand strategy down to combat tactics. Num Pages: 320 pages, 5 tables. BIC Classification: HBG; JWK; JWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 20. Weight in Grams: 370.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
320
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
Revised
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674007031
ISBN
9780674007031

€ 40.93

Paperback. This title examines the history of attempts to cope militarily and politically with the destructive power of nuclear weapons. It draws on a range of research, and takes into account the period following the end of the Cold War with arguments about missile defence. Num Pages: 592 pages, illustrations, figurs, notes, bobliography, indexes. BIC Classification: JWK; JWMN. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 139 x 216 x 33. Weight in Grams: 740.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
592
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2003
Edition
3rd
Condition
New
SKU
V9780333972397
ISBN
9780333972397

€ 70.69

Paperback. A penetrating study of the German army s military campaigns, relations with the Nazi regime, and complicity in Nazi crimes across occupied Europe" Num Pages: 664 pages, 16 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1DFG; HBJD; HBW; HBWQ; JWK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 140. .
Publisher
Yale University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780300228809
ISBN
9780300228809

€ 19.12

Paperback. Frank Foley presents the first in-depth comparative analysis of counterterrorist operations in two leading liberal democracies. Num Pages: 352 pages, 3 b/w illus. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 1DDF; JPB; JPWL; JWK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 154 x 230 x 24. Weight in Grams: 514.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107484153
ISBN
9781107484153

€ 31.40

Paperback. An accessible and entertainingly written primer to the most influential book in the history of Western warfare. Num Pages: 176 pages. BIC Classification: 3JM; HBW; JPS; JWA; JWK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Weight in Grams: 750.
Publisher
C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849047142
ISBN
9781849047142

€ 20.99
€ 20.35

Paperback. With anecdotes and descriptions, this is an account of daily life at Government Communications Headquarters, Bletchley Park, the most successful intelligence agency in history. Editor(s): Hinsley, F. H.; Stripp, Alan. Num Pages: 352 pages, 8 pp black and white plates, 23 figures. BIC Classification: 1DBK; 3JJH; HBJD1; HBWQ; JWKF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 196 x 130 x 21. Weight in Grams: 244.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
344
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Edition
New Ed
Condition
New
SKU
V9780192801326
ISBN
9780192801326

€ 19.99
€ 15.59

Paperback. An account of a Norwegian scientist's escape from German custody during the Second World War after his arrest for spying. 60 years later, his daughter sets out on foot with her sister to retrace their father's flight from Nazi-occupied Norway, meeting some of the people who helped him along the way. Num Pages: 296 pages, Illustrations (some col.), maps. BIC Classification: 1DFG; 1DNN; 3JJH; BTM; JWKF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 220 x 140 x 19. Weight in Grams: 572.
Publisher
Polperro Heritage Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
296
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Edition
First Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780954913731
ISBN
9780954913731

€ 13.99
€ 13.85

Paperback. Sets the core agenda for all wishing to understand the defence and security problems Britain now faces, and also for those in government and parliament who have to answer these difficult questions at a generational moment for UK defence policy. Editor(s): Codner, Michael; Clarke, Michael. Num Pages: 368 pages, 8 bw integrated illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DBK; JWK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 215 x 139 x 29. Weight in Grams: 470.
Publisher
I. B. Tauris
Number of pages
368
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9781848856066
ISBN
9781848856066

€ 27.44

Paperback. Explores the mysterious world of the tools Special Operations Executive used for their missions of subversion and sabotage. From high explosive technology to chemical and biological devices; from the techniques of air supply to incendiarism; this book reveals about the tools that allowed the world of spying and spies to operate during wartime. Num Pages: 336 pages, Illustrations, ports. BIC Classification: 3JJH; HBJD1; HBLW; HBWQ; JWKF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 198 x 127 x 26. Weight in Grams: 394.
Publisher
The History Press Ltd
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752453293
ISBN
9780752453293

€ 16.99
€ 13.92

Paperback. Editor(s): Mahnken, Thomas G.; Maiolo, Joseph A. Num Pages: 472 pages, 2 black & white tables, 10 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: JWK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 245 x 176 x 26. Weight in Grams: 834.
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415661126
ISBN
9780415661126

€ 76.83

Hardcover. Editor(s): Wills, Brett J. Num Pages: 201 pages, tables. BIC Classification: JWKF. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 258 x 183 x 17. Weight in Grams: 576.
Publisher
Nova Science Publishers Inc United States
Number of pages
201
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2010
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781606922811
ISBN
9781606922811

€ 122.93
€ 118.13

Paperback. Offers an analysis of the future of the world's ground forces: Where are future large-scale conflicts or other catastrophes most plausible? Which of these could be important enough to necessitate the option of a US military response? And which of these could in turn require significant numbers of American ground forces in their resolution? Series: Geopolitics in the 21st Century. Num Pages: 220 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JWA; JWD; JWK; JWM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 229 x 152 x 18. Weight in Grams: 525.
Publisher
Brookings Institution United States
Number of pages
220
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9780815727422
ISBN
9780815727422

€ 27.99
€ 26.96

Paperback. In addition, Singh identifies three distinct types of coup dynamics, each with a different probability of success, based on where within the organization each coup originated: coups from top military officers, coups from the middle ranks, and mutinous coups from low-level soldiers. Num Pages: 264 pages, 6, 6 black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JPA; JPB; JWK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 154 x 229 x 23. Weight in Grams: 378.
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781421422565
ISBN
9781421422565

€ 33.99
€ 31.89

Hardcover. As the rest of the world worries about what a future might look like under Chinese supremacy, Luttwak worries about China's own future prospects. Applying the logic of strategy for which he is well known, he argues that the world's second largest economy may be headed for a fall unless China's leaders check their military ambitions. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 1FPC; HBJF; JPS; JWK; KCM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 197 x 136 x 26. Weight in Grams: 404.
Publisher
Belknap Press
Number of pages
320
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674066427
ISBN
9780674066427

€ 29.99
€ 25.40

Paperback. Clarifies the options for a new European security order, covering the nature and structure of security, resurgent nationalism, security strategy, the distinctive concerns of individual states east and west and the role of the US. Editor(s): McInnes, Colin. Num Pages: 266 pages. BIC Classification: 1D; HBJD; JPS; JWK. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 216 x 138 x 17. Weight in Grams: 385.
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
Routledge
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1992
Edition
1st Edition
SKU
KIN0002179
ISBN
9780415083034

€ 4.64

Hardcover. The articles in this volume consider the problems confronting NATO and offer an historical background before analyzing current conditions and future developments. From an initial overview chapter on NATO after 45 years, the book discusses NATO's strategy and associations with various states. Editor(s): Papacosma, S. Victor; Heiss, Mary Ann. Num Pages: 300 pages. BIC Classification: 3JJP; JPSN1; JPSN2; JWK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 222 x 141 x 30. Weight in Grams: 557. "Includes bibliographies and index. Commissioning organisation: edited by S. Victor Papacosma and Mary Ann Heiss. xii, 356 p. 22 cm. Associated Names: Heiss, Mary Ann. Associated Names: Papacosma, S. Victor,. Associated Dates: 1942-. Dust wrapper. A good clean copy. In an equally good dw." Keywords: "Society, Politics & Philosophy - Government & Politics - International Institutions,Society, Politics & Philosophy - Warfare & Defence -"
Condition
Used, Good
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan Dublin, Ireland
Number of pages
300
Format
Hardback
Publication date
1995
SKU
KEX0050259
ISBN
9780333626597

€ 71.96