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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

€ 31.17

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

€ 27.72

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

€ 40.99
€ 34.01

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
€ 46.93

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

€ 49.99
€ 49.86

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

€ 31.99
€ 28.76

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
€ 22.66

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

€ 31.99
€ 26.92

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

€ 96.78

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
€ 19.53

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

€ 12.79

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

€ 23.91

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

€ 101.75

Hardcover. Contrary to the serene assumptions of the 1990s, the history did not end. Civilisations are busy clashing against one another, and the self-proclaimed pacified humanity is showing its barbaric roots. To better understand how ideological enmity of today is moulded, spread and managed, this book investigates the propaganda operations of the past. Editor(s): Vuorinen, Marja. Num Pages: 170 pages. BIC Classification: GTJ; JPVN; JWA. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 206 x 150 x 20. Weight in Grams: 386.
Publisher
Cambridge Scholars Publishing
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Edition
Unabridged edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781443836418
ISBN
9781443836418

€ 51.80

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

€ 25.38

Paperback. How the wars of the near future will be fought and who will win them Num Pages: 430 pages, 16. BIC Classification: JWA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 215 x 135 x 33. Weight in Grams: 414.
Publisher
Orion Publishing Co United Kingdom
Number of pages
432
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2006
Condition
New
SKU
V9780304367344
ISBN
9780304367344

€ 16.99
€ 13.33

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

€ 96.78

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

€ 24.99
€ 23.57

Hardcover. Editor(s): Eldridge, Robert D.; Midford, Paul. Num Pages: 416 pages, 9 black & white illustrations, 21 colour illustrations, 31 colour tables, biography. BIC Classification: 1FPJ; JPS; JWA; JWD; JWK. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 164 x 218 x 30. Weight in Grams: 704.
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2017
Edition
1st ed. 2017
Condition
New
SKU
V9781137565310
ISBN
9781137565310

€ 85.07

Hardcover. By reviewing a case study of the West African state of Sierra Leone, potential lessons for other parts of the world can be gained. This title critically assesses the role and contribution of the international community to state reconstruction and post-war peacebuilding and evaluates what happens when war ends. Editor(s): Francis, Professor David J. Num Pages: 209 pages, Includes 7 b&w illustrations. BIC Classification: GTJ; JPS; JWA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 239 x 161 x 20. Weight in Grams: 568.
Publisher
Ashgate Publishing Group United Kingdom
Number of pages
209
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2012
Edition
1st Edition
Condition
New
SKU
V9781409422945
ISBN
9781409422945

€ 149.45

Paperback. A suggestive analysis of military 'ways of seeing'. It reveals the convergence of perception and destruction in the parallel technologies of warfare and cinema. Series: Radical Thinkers. Num Pages: 200 pages, black & white illustrations. BIC Classification: APFA; HPM; JWA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade); (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly; (UU) Undergraduate. Dimension: 195 x 129 x 12. Weight in Grams: 182.
Publisher
Verso Books United Kingdom
Number of pages
200
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2009
Condition
New
SKU
V9781844673469
ISBN
9781844673469

€ 17.19

Paperback. Which is better, appeasement or a war to end war? Such questions reflect the confusion that besets liberal-minded men and women in the face of war. This work traces the pattern in their attitudes from Erasmus to the Americans after Vietnam, and concludes that peacemaking 'is a task which has to be tackled afresh every day of our lives'. Num Pages: 160 pages. BIC Classification: JWA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 216 x 139 x 8. Weight in Grams: 180.
Publisher
C Hurst & Co Publishers Ltd
Number of pages
160
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2008
Edition
Revised ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781850658917
ISBN
9781850658917

€ 18.72

Hardcover. Editor(s): Quinn, Malcolm. Num Pages: 141 pages. BIC Classification: 1KBB; JWA; LNDK. Category: (P) Professional & Vocational. Dimension: 161 x 231 x 15. Weight in Grams: 348.
Publisher
Nova Science Pub Inc
Format
Hardback
Publication date
2016
Edition
UK ed.
Condition
New
SKU
V9781634859127
ISBN
9781634859127

€ 195.38
€ 186.46

Paperback. Num Pages: 128 pages. BIC Classification: JPA; JPF; JWA. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 203 x 127 x 13. Weight in Grams: 136.
Publisher
PM Press
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2017
Edition
Tra
Condition
New
SKU
V9781629631547
ISBN
9781629631547

€ 17.99
€ 14.11

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