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Ready for Battle: Technological Intelligence on the Battlefield

by Azriel Lorber Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 30, 2014)

In Ready for Battle: Technological Intelligence on the Battlefield, Azriel Lorber engages, through historical example and policy prescription, technology's role in modern warfare and the dangers presented by...

The Challenge of Nation-Building: Implementing Effective Innovation in the U.S. Army from World War II to the Iraq War

by Rebecca Patterson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 17, 2014)

The Challenge of Nation-Building examines the conditions that have allowed or prevented the U.S. Army to innovate for nation-building effectively. By doing so, it shows how military leadership and civil-military...

Turkey's Kurdish Question

by Henri J. Barkey Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 01, 2000)

The Kurds, one of the oldest ethnic groups in the Middle East, are reasserting their identity-politically and through violence. Turkey's essentially democratic structure and civil society-ideal tools for coping...

The War with Japan: The Period of Balance, May 1942-October 1943

by H. P. Willmott Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 01, 2002)

Japan's surprise attack on Pearl Harbor in 1941 was the beginning of the United States' battle with Japan during World War II. In the months following the attack, Japan was successful in a series of victories...

A Gathering Darkness: The Coming of War to the Far East and the Pacific, 1921-1942

by Haruo Tohmatsu & H. P. Willmott Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 14, 2004)

The United States' involvement in World War II began with the Japanese bombing of Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941. But for Japan, the conflict began at a much earlier date. This book focuses on Japan and the...

A Short History of the Civil War at Sea

by Spencer C. Tucker Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 01, 2001)

While fighting on land continues to hold center stage, recently much more attention has been focused on the Civil War at sea. And for good reason. Naval operations decided the outcome of the war as the North...

Addicted to Failure: U.S. Security Policy in Latin America and the Andean Region

by Brian Loveman Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 11, 2006)

This perceptive book critically explores why the United States continues to pursue failed policies in Latin America. Leading scholars explain how policies intended to promote the rule of law instead generate...

Pacific Asia?: Prospects for Security and Cooperation in East Asia

by Mel Gurtov Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 17, 2001)

Emphasizing human and environmental security over traditional power politics, Mel Gurtov offers a provocative reinterpretation of security in the Asia-Pacific region. The author questions a number of prevailing...

Stalin's Other War: Soviet Grand Strategy, 1939-1941

by Albert L. Weeks Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 16, 2003)

Longtime Soviet expert Albert L. Weeks has studied the newly-released information and come to a new conclusion about the Soviet Union's pre-war buildup_it was not precaution against German invasion at all. In...

Japanese Military Strategy in the Pacific War: Was Defeat Inevitable?

by James B. Wood Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 05, 2007)

In this provocative history, James B. Wood challenges the received wisdom that Japan's defeat in the Pacific was historically inevitable. He argues instead that it was only when the Japanese military abandoned...

The Age of Total War, 1860-1945

by Jeremy Black Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 16, 2010)

What is total war? Definitions abound, but one thing is certain—the concept of total war has come to be seen as a defining concept of the modern age. In The Age of Total War, celebrated historian Jeremy Black...

Calls to Arms: Presidential Speeches, Messages, and Declarations of War

by Russell D. Buhite Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (February 01, 2003)

Calls to Arms: Presidential Speeches, Messages, and Declarations of War is a collection of presidential messages and speeches that called America to war from John Adams and the Quasi-War with France to George...

A Single Grand Victory: The First Campaign and Battle of Manassas

by Ethan S. Rafuse Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 01, 2002)

More than 800 men lost their lives and 2,700 were wounded. Confederate General Thomas J. Jackson earned his legendary nickname "Stonewall" here as fellow Confederate General Barnard Bee, later fatally wounded...

From Hitler's Germany to Saddam's Iraq

by Scott A. Silverstone Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (December 03, 2018)

This book boldly challenges conventional wisdom about the value of preventive war. Beginning with the rise of German power and the French and British response to the Rhineland crisis leading to World War II,...

Kill Caesar!

by Rose Mary Sheldon Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 27, 2018)

Exploring the history of internal security under the first Roman dynasty, this groundbreaking book answers the enduring question: If there were 9,000 men guarding the emperor, how were three-quarters of Rome’s...

Land Warfare since 1860

by Jeremy Black Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 01, 2018)

This cogent global history traces the evolution of land warfare since the start of the Crimean War. Jeremy Black argues that although it has always been critical to the outcome of conflicts worldwide, land warfare...

Winning at War: Seven Keys to Military Victory throughout History

by Christian P. Potholm Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 16, 2010)

In Winning at War, Christian Potholm explains how seven variables_technology, sustained ruthlessness, discipline, receptivity to innovation, protection of military capital from civilians and rulers, will, and...

International Conflicts, 1816-2010

by Douglas M. Gibler Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 22, 2018)

A militarized interstate dispute (MID) refers to international conflict short of war. The MID dataset from the Correlates of War Project catalogs summary data on all threats, displays, and uses of force between...

The U. S. Navy Pictorial History of the War of 1812

by Don Philpott Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 13, 2012)

The U.S. Navy Pictorial History of the War of 1812 combines a fresh historical narrative with over 130 dramatic illustrations, many in color, to celebrate this war on its bicentennial. Pictures from the U.S....

The History of Policing America

by Laurence Armand French Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 05, 2018)

America’s first known system of law enforcement was established more than 350 years ago. Today law enforcement faces issues such as racial discrimination, use of force, and Body Worn Camera (BWC) scrutiny....

Many Were Held by the Sea: The Tragic Sinking of HMS Otranto

by R. Neil Scott & Hon. Rt. Hon. Lord George Islay MacNeill Robertson Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (June 18, 2012)

Many Were Held by the Sea tells the story of the crash of HMS Otranto and HMS Kashmir off the coast of Scotland near the end of World War I. The two ships, former British passenger liners from the P&O Steamship...

Thomas Violet, a Sly and Dangerous Fellow

by Amos Tubb Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 06, 2017)

A Sly and Dangerous Fellow chronicles the life and adventures of Thomas Violet, an Englishman who lived from 1609-1662. During the course of his tumultuous life Violet was a goldsmith, a spy, a prisoner of war...

Combined Operations

by Jeremy Black Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (September 15, 2017)

This compelling book provides the first global history of the evolution of combined operations since Antiquity. Beginning with amphibious warfare in the ancient world of the Romans, Vikings, and Mongols, Jeremy...

German Submarine Warfare in World War I

by Lawrence Sondhaus Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (August 11, 2017)

This compelling book explores Germany’s campaign of unrestricted submarine warfare in World War I, which marked the onset of total war at sea. Noted historian Lawrence Sondhaus shows how the undersea campaign,...

From the Marine Corps to College

by Jillian Ventrone Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (October 16, 2014)

Making the transition from the military to higher education can be tricky from a variety of perspectives. From the Marine Corps to College is a clear guidebook will make the process easy, accessible, and understandable...

A Tale of Two Eagles

by Craig A. Deare Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (March 13, 2017)

The United States and Mexico share a history shaped in the 19th century by numerous US forces interventions into Mexican territory and US expropriation of considerable swaths of Mexican territory. However, in...

Naval Warfare: A Global History since 1860

by Jeremy Black Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (January 05, 2017)

Tracing naval warfare from the 1860s into the future, noted historian Jeremy Black provides a dynamic account of strategy and warfare worldwide. He focuses on the interplay of technological development, geopolitics,...

The Code of the Warrior: Exploring Warrior Values Past and Present

by Shannon E. French & Joseph J. Thomas Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (November 11, 2016)

Drawing on philosophy, history, moral psychology, and ethics, this revised and expanded edition of French’s The Code of the Warrior examines historical and contemporary warrior cultures and their values, arguing...

Insurgency and Counterinsurgency: A Global History

by Jeremy Black Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 29, 2016)

This timely book offers a world history of insurgencies and of counterinsurgency warfare. Jeremy Black moves beyond the conventional Western-centric narrative, reaching back to antiquity to trace the pre-modern...

Balkan Wars: Habsburg Croatia, Ottoman Bosnia, and Venetian Dalmatia, 1499-1617

by James D. Tracy Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (July 29, 2016)

This history of the western Balkans in the 16th century brings together rich primary research and a masterful synthesis of key work on Habsburg Croatia, Ottoman Bosnia, and Venetian Dalmatia. Tracy offers the...

Biotechnology and International Security

by David Malet Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (May 19, 2016)

This book contextualizes the militarization of biotechnology by examining its strategic uses throughout history, how genetic engineering has changed the nature of bioweapons, and its impact on warfare and security....

The Last Great Safari: East Africa in World War I

by Corey W. Reigel Rowman & Littlefield Publishers (April 22, 2015)

In The Last Great Safari, Reigel explores the fascinating and misunderstood theater of African operations in the history of the First World War. He brings together traditional military studies and African history...