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Defenders of Japan The Post-Imperial Armed Forces 1946-2016: A History
ISBN: HB: 9781849048934, Hurst Publishers, December 2019
320 pp., 22.5x14.5 cm
For sale in CIS only! Japan's post-war armed forces are a paradox, both embarrassing remnants of the past and valuable repositories of experience. This book charts the development of the Japan Self-Defence Forces (JSDF) from 1954 as both unorthodox...
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£30,00
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Architectures of Violence The Command Structures of Modern Mass Atrocities, from Yugoslavia to Syria
ISBN: HB: 9781849048118, Hurst Publishers, December 2019
240 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! Paramilitary or irregular units have been involved in practically every case of identity-based mass violence in the modern world, but detailed analysis of these dynamics is rare. Exploring the case of former Yugoslavia, the gen...
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£35,00
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Iranian Ways of War From Cyrus the Great to Qassam Soleimani
ISBN: HB: 9781787380349, Hurst Publishers, December 2019
320 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! This book traces the long history of Iran's wars, and the evolution of the Islamic Republic's military trajectory since 1979. Ahmed Hashim draws on Farsi, Arabic and European sources to explore Iran's efforts to create modern a...
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£35,00
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Sacred Warriors Shia Militias, the Future of Iraq, and Iran's Battle for the Middle East
ISBN: HB: 9781849049634, Hurst Publishers, November 2019
272 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! The fall of Iraq's Baath regime was swiftly followed by the proliferation of terrorist groups, militant organisations and an ongoing sectarian conflict that continues to engulf the region. However the Shia militias involved rem...
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£35,00
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When Peace Kills Politics International Intervention and Unending Wars in the Sudans
ISBN: PB: 9781849048316, Hurst Publishers, November 2019
256 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! Why do war and coercion still dominate the political realm in the Sudans, over a decade since the Comprehensive Peace Agreement, and despite a litany of conflict resolution efforts? This book explains the paradoxical role of in...
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£25,00
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Small Wars Too Big to Ignore
ISBN: HB: 9781849040822, Hurst Publishers, September 2019
320 pp., 21.6x13.8 cm
For sale in CIS only! The end of the Cold War and the (then) receding threat of global nuclear conflagration were meant to usher in a 'peace dividend': concomitantly warfare would decline as states devoted themselves to making money and providing fo...
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£25,00
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Bring the War Home The White Power Movement and Paramilitary America
ISBN: PB: 9780674237698, ISBN: HB: 9780674286078, Harvard University Press, June 2019
352 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 11 halftones
The white power movement in America wants a revolution. It has declared all-out war against the federal government and its agents, and has carried out – with military precision – an escalating campaign of terror against the American public. Its soldi...
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£12,95
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£21,95
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Neptune's Admiral The Life of Sir Bertram Ramsay, Commander of Dunkirk and D-Day
ISBN: HB: 9780674049826, Harvard University Press, June 2019
400 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 25-30 photos
Admiral Bertram Ramsay may not be the most familiar World War II commander, but he was critical to the Allied victory. He orchestrated the dramatic evacuation of British expeditionary forces at Dunkirk, planned the invasions of North Africa and Sicil...
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£25,95
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Pilgrim Days From the Vietnam War to Troop Commander, 22 Special Air Service Regiment
ISBN: PB: 9781911096658, Helion and Company, June 2019
288 pp., 23.4x15.6 cm, 100 colour and black&white photos, maps
"We are the Pilgrims, master; we shall go Always a little further; it may be Beyond that last blue mountain barred with snow" And if there was ever anyone who went a little further, a little beyond, it was Alastair MacKenzie... In a career spanning...
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£16,00
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Siege of Lucknow 1857 Victorian Warfare in Defeat and Victory
ISBN: PB: 9781911512905, Helion and Company, June 2019
112 pp., 24.8x18 cm, 40 illus. and maps
The Victorian age saw the expansion and unparalleled success of the British Empire. For the British Army, however, the responsibility of defending and controlling such a vast domain was a heavy responsibility. The long nineteenth century saw Britain'...
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£19,00
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