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Arms and Influence
ISBN: PB: 9780300246742, Yale University Press, May 2020
352 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm
Originally published more than fifty years ago, this landmark book explores the ways in which military capabilities – real or imagined – are used, skillfully or clumsily, as bargaining power. Anne-Marie Slaughter's new introduction to the work shows...
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Schoolmaster's War Harry Ree - A British Agent in the French Resistance
ISBN: HB: 9780300245660, Yale University Press, March 2020
192 pp., 20.9x13.9 cm, 24 black&white illus.
A school teacher at the start of the war, Harry Ree renounced his former pacifism with the fall of France in 1940. He was deployed into a secret branch of the British army and parachuted into central France in April 1943. Harry showed a particular t...
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First Soldier Hitler as Military Leader
ISBN: PB: 9780300251463, ISBN: HB: 9780300205985, Yale University Press, February 2020
480 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 32 black&white illus., 10 maps
After Germany's humiliating World War II defeat, numerous German generals published memoirs claiming that their country's brilliant military leadership had been undermined by the Fuhrer's erratic decision making. The author of three highly acclaimed...
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Military Strategy A Global History
ISBN: HB: 9780300217186, Yale University Press, February 2020
480 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm
Strategy has existed as long as there has been organised conflict. In this new account, Jeremy Black explores the ever-changing relationship between purpose, force, implementation and effectiveness in military strategy and its dramatic impact on the...
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£25,00
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Seapower States Maritime Culture, Continental Empires and the Conflict That Made the Modern World
ISBN: PB: 9780300251487, Yale University Press, January 2020
424 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm, 18 colour illus., 9 black&white illus., 7 maps
Andrew Lambert, author of "The Challenge: Britain Against America in the Naval War of 1812" – winner of the prestigious Anderson Medal – turns his attention to Athens, Carthage, Venice, the Dutch Republic, and Britain, examining how their identities...
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Catch-67 The Left, the Right, and the Legacy of the Six-Day War
ISBN: PB: 9780300248418, ISBN: HB: 9780300236743, Yale University Press, December 2019
264 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Since the Six-Day War, Israelis have been entrenched in a national debate over whether to keep the land they conquered or to return some, if not all, of the territories to Palestinians. In a balanced and insightful analysis, Micah Goodman deftly shed...
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Accursed Tower The Crusaders' Last Battle for the Holy Land
ISBN: HB: 9780300230314, Yale University Press, October 2019
304 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 40 black&white and colour illus.
The city of Acre, powerfully fortified and richly provisioned, was the last crusader stronghold. When it fell in 1291, two hundred years of Christian crusading in the Holy Land came to a bloody end. With his customary narrative brilliance and immedia...
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Last Knight The Art, Armor, and Ambition of Maximilian I
ISBN: HB: 9781588396747, Yale University Press, Metropolitan Museum of Art, October 2019
304 pp., 27.9x23.5 cm, 266 colour illus.
Holy Roman Emperor Maximilian I (1459-1519) crafted a public persona and personal mythology that earned him the romantic sobriquet the "Last Knight" and that perpetuates his legend to this day. In his lifelong quest to establish himself as Europe's n...
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War for the Seas A Maritime History of World War II
ISBN: HB: 9780300190199, Yale University Press, August 2019
568 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 59 black&white illus., 9 maps, 14 figures
Command of the oceans was crucial to winning World War II. By the start of 1942 Nazi Germany had conquered mainland Europe, and Imperial Japan had overrun Southeast Asia and much of the Pacific. How could Britain and distant America prevail in what h...
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Walls Have Ears The Greatest Intelligence Operation of World War II
ISBN: HB: 9780300238600, Yale University Press, August 2019
336 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 24 black&white illus.
At the outbreak of World War II, MI6 spymaster Thomas Kendrick arrived at the Tower of London to set up a top secret operation: German prisoners' cells were to be bugged and listeners installed behind the walls to record and transcribe their private...
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