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Theory of warfare & military science

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

€ 31.57

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

€ 28.06

Paperback. Translator(s): Cleary, Thomas. Series: Shambhala Classics S. Num Pages: 133 pages. BIC Classification: DNF; HRKN; JWA; WSTM. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 225 x 153 x 11. Weight in Grams: 214.
Publisher
Shambhala Publications Inc
Number of pages
133
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
New edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781570627484
ISBN
9781570627484

€ 15.99
€ 12.68

Paperback. The only Latin art of war to survive, Vegetius' Epitome was for long a part of the medieval prince's military education. The core of his proposals, the maintenance of a professional standing army, was revolutionary for medieval Europe, while his theory of deterrence through strength remains the foundation of modern Western defence policy. Series: Translated Texts for Historians. Num Pages: 182 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAR; DNF; HBJD; HBLA; JWA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 152 x 207 x 11. Weight in Grams: 280.
Publisher
Liverpool University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
182
Format
Paperback
Publication date
1997
Edition
Revised, Subsequent
Condition
New
SKU
V9780853239109
ISBN
9780853239109

€ 32.53

Paperback. Num Pages: 592 pages. BIC Classification: 1QDAZ; 3F; HBJD; HBLC; JWA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 180 x 226 x 31. Weight in Grams: 816.
Publisher
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library & Collection United States
Number of pages
528
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Condition
New
SKU
V9780884023913
ISBN
9780884023913

€ 41.99
€ 34.43

Paperback. This study is based on a detailed textual analysis of the classical works on war, the central conclusion being that the logic of waging war and of strategic thinking is as universal and timeless as human nature itself. Num Pages: 510 pages, fold-out charts, index. BIC Classification: JWA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 235 x 160 x 28. Weight in Grams: 910.
Publisher
Routledge
Number of pages
512
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2000
Edition
3rd Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780714681320
ISBN
9780714681320

€ 54.83

Paperback. Takes the reader from the late nineteenth century to the aftermath of Abu Ghraib, from slavery and the electric chair to electrotorture in American inner cities, and from French and British colonial prison cells and the Spanish-American War to the fields of Vietnam, the wars of the Middle East, and the democracies of Latin America and Europe. Num Pages: 880 pages, 1 halftone. 9 tables. BIC Classification: HBT; JPA; JWA; JWKT; JWXR. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational; (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 234 x 156 x 53. Weight in Grams: 1234.
Publisher
Princeton University Press United States
Number of pages
880
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9780691143330
ISBN
9780691143330

€ 53.99
€ 47.09

Hardcover. Provides a new approach to thinking about security forces and their relationship to state building by examining the past two centuries of armed conflict. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: JPWS; JWA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 154 x 223 x 24. Weight in Grams: 518.
Publisher
Hurst & Co.
Number of pages
256
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2011
Condition
New
SKU
V9781849040815
ISBN
9781849040815

€ 50.41

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

€ 29.40

Paperback. A comprehensive study of Clausewitz's "On War", first published in 1832 and regarded as a classic study of the nature and conditions of warfare. Heuser shows how to read Clausewitz as well as how others have read him - from the military commanders of World War I to strategists in the nuclear age. Num Pages: 256 pages. BIC Classification: JWA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 234 x 154 x 17. Weight in Grams: 340.
Publisher
Vintage United Kingdom
Number of pages
256
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2002
Condition
New
SKU
V9780712664844
ISBN
9780712664844

€ 20.99
€ 16.50

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

€ 29.07

Hardcover. This book explains the period of great power peace in the last fifty years and outlines the path to perpetuating it. Drawing on the Realist tradition and challenging conventional wisdom about the causes of American primacy, Baron explores contributions to peace made by the balance of power, nuclear weapons, democracy and globalization. Series: Palgrave Studies in International Relations. Num Pages: 280 pages, 11 figures, 7 black & white tables. BIC Classification: JPA; JPS; JWA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 138 x 223 x 20. Weight in Grams: 454.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan United Kingdom
Number of pages
280
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2014
Edition
2013th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137299475
ISBN
9781137299475

€ 98.06

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
€ 19.60

Paperback.
Publisher
The History Press
Number of pages
128
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2013
Condition
New
SKU
V9780752499673
ISBN
9780752499673

€ 12.87

Paperback. Num Pages: 214 pages, 4 black & white tables, 4 black & white line drawings. BIC Classification: JWA. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 245 x 176 x 13. Weight in Grams: 394.
Publisher
Routledge
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2014
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780415643047
ISBN
9780415643047

€ 55.35

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

€ 24.15

Hardcover. 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: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College); (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 234 x 156 x 24. Weight in Grams: 516.
Publisher
Edinburgh University Press
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2005
Condition
New
SKU
V9780748620746
ISBN
9780748620746

€ 103.15

Paperback. A provocative new history of counterinsurgency with major implications for the history and theory of war, politics, and social science. Series: Cambridge Studies in International Relations. Num Pages: 382 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: JFCX; JHB; JPS; JWA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 154 x 282 x 25. Weight in Grams: 548.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
Reprint
Condition
New
SKU
V9781107545687
ISBN
9781107545687

€ 34.87

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

€ 35.99
€ 25.14

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

€ 25.46

Hardcover. Unlike most books on the ethics of war, this book rejects the 'just war' tradition, proposing a virtue ethics of war to take its place. Like torture, war cannot be justified. It answers the question: 'If war is a very great evil, would a leader with courage, justice, compassion, and all the other moral virtues ever choose to fight a war?' Num Pages: 240 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: HPQ; JWA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 220 x 146 x 18. Weight in Grams: 408.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Number of pages
240
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Edition
2012th Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137263407
ISBN
9781137263407

€ 97.11

Paperback. This abridged edition of On War by Beatrice Heuser, using the acclaimed translation by Michael Howard and Peter Paret, selects the central books in which Clausewitz's views on the nature and theory of war are developed. Translator(s): Howard, Michael; Paret, Peter. Series: Oxford World's Classics. Num Pages: 336 pages. BIC Classification: HBJD; HBLL; JWA; JWKT; JWL. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (P) Professional & Vocational; (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 196 x 130 x 22. Weight in Grams: 238.
Publisher
Oxford University Press United Kingdom
Number of pages
336
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
Abridged Ed. /
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199540020
ISBN
9780199540020

€ 10.99
€ 10.22

Paperback. A comprehensive and case-driven account of the core ethical principles of the "Profession of Arms," together with a description of the rigorous ethical demands and moral dilemmas these principles impose upon individuals, both in and beyond combat. A thorough but readable, engaging account addressed both to military personnel and the wider public. Series: What Everyone Needs to Know. Num Pages: 280 pages. BIC Classification: HPQ; JPA; JWA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 210 x 140. .
Publisher
Oxford University Press Inc United States
Number of pages
280
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2016
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9780199336883
ISBN
9780199336883

€ 14.99
€ 11.80

Paperback. Describing in detail weaponry and armor, daily life on the march or in camp, clothing, food, medical care, military law, and titles of the Byzantine army of the seventh century, this text offers insights into the Byzantine military ethos. It also provides data for the historian, and even for the ethnologist. Translator(s): Dennis, George T. Series: The Middle Ages Series. Num Pages: 208 pages, Illustrations. BIC Classification: 1QDAZ; HBJF1; HBLA; JWA. Category: (U) Tertiary Education (US: College). Dimension: 231 x 156 x 13. Weight in Grams: 320.
Publisher
University of Pennsylvania Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2001
Condition
New
SKU
V9780812217728
ISBN
9780812217728

€ 25.99
€ 23.91

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