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Combined Operations: A Global History of Amphibious and Airborne Warfare

Paperback, 15/09/2017, £24.95
£22.46
This compelling book provides the first broad history of the evolution of combined operations since antiquity. Leading scholar Jeremy Black provides a balanced assessment of strategic, operational, and technical developments over time, considering both the potential and limitations of amphibious and airborne warfare-past, present, and future.

War

Hardback, 05/07/2001, £10.99
£9.89
This work examines the role of war in the age of globalization, exposing the weakness of perspectives that view high technology weapons as the key to conflict. Themes explored include: changing gender relationships; religion and identity; and the contiuing rise of China as a competing world power.

History of the British Isles 4ed

Paperback, 04/10/2016, £20.99
£18.89
This book tells the story of a group of islands, their peoples, and their remarkable impact on the rest of the world. Concise and authoritative, it provides a balanced and absorbing narrative of an extraordinary shared past. This new edition brings the story up to the present day, and pays greater attention to social developments.

Europe and the world 1650-1830

Paperback, 25/10/2001, £33.99
£30.59
Focusing on Europe's impact on the world, Jeremy Black analyses European attitudes, exploration, trade and acquisition of knowledge. Europe and the World, 1650-1830 is an important thematic study of the first age of globalisation.

Hanoverians: History of a Dynasty

7, 19/10/2006, £19.99
£17.99
George I and his son, George II, continued to spend much time in Germany, insisting on the interests of Hanover influencing on British foreign policy. This work, in a series of personal portraits, shows how these kings, though constitutional monarchs, continued to exert considerable influence, crystallising politics and society.

War in the Modern World Since 1815

Paperback, 24/07/2003, £28.99
£26.09
This study addresses war as a cultural phenomenon, discusses its meaning in different societies and explores the various contexts of military action. Each chapter takes a geographic area and provides an in-depth analysis of its military history.