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Theory of warfare & military science

Hardcover. This is an acclaimed study of Joffre as military commander. It gives new insights into one of the leading figures of the Great War. Num Pages: 240 pages, illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DDF; 3JJF; HBWN; JWA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 236 x 166 x 24. Weight in Grams: 540.
Publisher
Pen and Sword
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Edition
Translation
Condition
New
SKU
V9781783461653
ISBN
9781783461653

€ 25.99
€ 18.90

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

€ 19.99
€ 19.64

Paperback. Jeff McMahan urges us to reject the view, dominant throughout history, that mere participation in an unjust war is not wrong. He argues powerfully that combatants who fight for an unjust cause are acting wrongly and are themselves morally responsible for their actions. We must rethink our attitudes to the moral role of the individual in war. Series: Uehiro Series in Practical Ethics. Num Pages: 272 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPQ; JWA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 143 x 216 x 16. Weight in Grams: 340.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
272
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2011
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199603572
ISBN
9780199603572

€ 22.58

Paperback. Num Pages: 480 pages. BIC Classification: HBW; JHBZ; JWA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Weight in Grams: 634.
SKU
V9780715646953
ISBN
9780715646953

€ 22.63

Hardcover. The causes of war - why people fight - is one of the big questions of human existence. Azar Gat's book, ranging from the beginning of prehistory to the 21st century, offers a definitive answer to the lingering mystery. Num Pages: 320 pages, 20 black & white illustrations and 4 maps. BIC Classification: GTJ; HBW; JPWS; JWA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 234 x 153. .
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780198795025
ISBN
9780198795025

€ 31.99
€ 22.84

Paperback. Edward Luttwak's shocking 1968 handbook showed, step-by-step, how governments could be overthrown and inspired anti-coup precautions around the world. In addition to these instructions, his revised handbook offers a new way of looking at political power-one that considers the vulnerability of stable democracies after prolonged economic distress. Num Pages: 270 pages. BIC Classification: JPA; JPH; JWA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 140. .
Publisher
Harvard University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
2nd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674737266
ISBN
9780674737266

€ 26.99
€ 22.90

Hardcover. With contributions from scholars, this book raises disturbing questions: Can warfare be anything other than barbaric? Are we all human, or are some of us less human than others in wartime? Can torture ever be justified? This book presents an analysis of the human misery and complex moral dimensions of modern warfare. Editor(s): Kassimeris, George. Num Pages: 333 pages. BIC Classification: JFFE; JWA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 227 x 145 x 23. Weight in Grams: 530.
Publisher
C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9781850657996
ISBN
9781850657996

€ 24.03

Paperback. A new edition of the leading book on this subject that takes a serious account of the most recent developments, with new entries on terrorism and counterterrorism. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: HPQ; JWA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 216 x 138. .
Publisher
Manchester University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781784991333
ISBN
9781784991333

€ 24.13

Paperback. Num Pages: 180 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: JWA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 229 x 152 x 15. Weight in Grams: 295.
Publisher
RAND United States
Number of pages
180
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780833042002
ISBN
9780833042002

€ 24.13

Paperback. Students, scholars, and policy practitioners will find this a useful resource for understanding NATO, transatlantic relations, and security in Europe and North America, as well as theories about change in international institutions. Series: The Johns Hopkins University Studies in Historical and Political Science. Num Pages: 272 pages, 1, 1 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: 1QFN; 3JJP; JPA; JPS; JWA; JWK. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 230 x 151 x 18. Weight in Grams: 390.
Publisher
Johns Hopkins University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781421421988
ISBN
9781421421988

€ 27.99
€ 24.21

Hardcover. Num Pages: 384 pages, 5 line illus & 13 tables. BIC Classification: JFFE; JPS; JWA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 215 x 149 x 22. Weight in Grams: 424.
Publisher
Harvard University Press United States
Number of pages
384
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2004
Condition
New
SKU
V9780674015760
ISBN
9780674015760

€ 29.99
€ 24.78

Hardcover. The first ever systematic and authoritative compilation of Napoleon's thinking on war, this is as close as we will ever get to the great book on war that Napoleon contemplated but never had the time or the will to complete in his last years in exile on Saint-Helena. Editor(s): Colson, Bruno. Num Pages: 496 pages. BIC Classification: 1D; 3JH; HBJD; HBLL; HBWH; JWA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 245 x 171 x 33. Weight in Grams: 900.
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199685561
ISBN
9780199685561

€ 34.99
€ 25.21

Paperback. Num Pages: 244 pages. BIC Classification: JPWS; JWA; JWM. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 218 x 138 x 24. Weight in Grams: 342.
Publisher
Polity
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781509502325
ISBN
9781509502325

€ 25.53

Paperback. This is a provocative look at contemporary conflicts--wars taking place in resource rich countries filled with impoverished people. It focuses on three key resources: oil, diamonds, and timber. Th author is critical of the role of developed countries in such conflicts and offers solutions to end the plunder of Africa and Asia. Num Pages: 288 pages. BIC Classification: GTJ; HBWS; JWA; RN. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 214 x 140 x 21. Weight in Grams: 482.
Publisher
Hurst & Co.
Number of pages
288
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849041454
ISBN
9781849041454

€ 26.64

Hardcover. Gardner examines the causes and consequences of Russia's annexation of Crimea. By analyzing alliance formations and the consequences of other annexations in world history, the book urges an alternative US-NATO-European-Japanese strategy toward both Russia and China in the effort to prevent a renewed arms race, if not global war. Num Pages: 264 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HBG; JPS; JWA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 149 x 223 x 20. Weight in Grams: 454.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st ed. 2015
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137546760
ISBN
9781137546760

€ 71.63
€ 27.08

Paperback. Series: Cornell Studies in Security Affairs. Num Pages: 320 pages. BIC Classification: 3JJP; HBWS; JPA; JWA; JWK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 235 x 156 x 20. Weight in Grams: 457.
Publisher
Cornell University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2015
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781501700293
ISBN
9781501700293

€ 27.99
€ 27.44

Paperback. Editor(s): Boushey, Heather; Dresser, Laura; Tilly, Chris. Series: Cornell Studies in Security Affairs. Num Pages: 256 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JPA; JWA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 156 x 14. Weight in Grams: 371.
Publisher
Cornell University Press United States
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Condition
New
SKU
V9780801474873
ISBN
9780801474873

€ 27.99
€ 27.44

Paperback. Num Pages: 612 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1DB; 3JH; JWA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 233 x 156 x 37. Weight in Grams: 912.
Publisher
Naval & Military Press Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
612
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781843420460
ISBN
9781843420460

€ 27.99
€ 27.45

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
€ 27.67

Paperback. A study of the evolving 'national styles' of conducting insurgencies and counter-insurgency, as influenced by transnational trends, ideas and practices. Editor(s): Heuser, Beatrice; Shamir, Eitan. Num Pages: 350 pages. BIC Classification: HBTB; HBW; JWA. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 155 x 228 x 24. Weight in Grams: 556.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781316501009
ISBN
9781316501009

€ 27.88

Paperback. Editor(s): Fisk, Kerstin; Ramos, Jennifer M. Num Pages: 368 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JWA; JWG; LNDK; TTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 231 x 162 x 29. Weight in Grams: 602.
Publisher
NYU Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Condition
New
SKU
V9781479857654
ISBN
9781479857654

€ 31.99
€ 28.91

Hardcover. A revealing insight in to the hidden contours of Chinese strategic thought Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: HPDF; JWA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 172 x 236 x 24. Weight in Grams: 548.
Publisher
C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849042420
ISBN
9781849042420

€ 29.39

Paperback. Stirk argues that military occupation should be regarded as a political phenomenon - a distinct form of government at the heart of which is the nature of obligation on the part of both the occupier and the occupied. He aims to promote a change in the understanding of occupation, thereby avoiding the perpetuation of recent failures in this area. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: JPS; JWA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 154 x 232 x 14. Weight in Grams: 402. 256 pages. Stirk argues that military occupation should be regarded as a political phenomenon - a distinct form of government at the heart of which is the nature of obligation on the part of both the occupier and the occupied. He aims to promote a change in the understanding of occupation, thereby avoiding the perpetuation of recent failures in this area. Cateogry: (P) Professional & Vocational. BIC Classification: JPS; JWA. Dimension: 154 x 232 x 14. Weight: 402.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Reissue
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748644841
ISBN
9780748644841

€ 29.47

Paperback. This book provides a stimulating discussion of, and introduction to, just war theory. Editor(s): Evans, Mark. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: HPQ; JWA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 156 x 233 x 15. Weight in Grams: 390.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748620753
ISBN
9780748620753

€ 31.50