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The Greek City and Its Institutions

by G. Glotz

Originally published between 1920-70,The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of...


The History of Medicine

by C.G. Cumston

Originally published between 1920-70,The History of Civilization was a landmark in early twentieth century publishing. It was published at a formative time within the social sciences, and during a period of...


Family Ties: English Families 1540-1920

by Mary Abbott

r s1mily Ties provides a vivid and accessible introduction to the dynamics of life in English families of all ranks from the mid-sixteenth century to the end of World War I. Sections on methods, approaches and...


Writings on Imperialism and Internationalism (Routledge Revivals)

by J. A. Hobson

J. A. Hobson's Imperialism: A Study, first written in 1902, was undoubtedly his most prolific work. Yet Hobson wrote frequently about the topic of imperialism over the course of his career, and a number of...


Israeli-Palestinian Peace Negotiations, 1999-2001: Within Reach

by Gilead Sher

Written by Gilead Sher, Israeli Chief of Staff during the tumultuous 1999-2000 peace negotiations, this book provides a fast paced description and analysis of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. Presenting an...


Air Power History: Turning Points from Kitty Hawk to Kosovo

by Sebastian Cox & Peter Gray

he 20th century saw air power transformed from novelists' fantasy into stark reality. From string and canvas to precision weaponry and stealth, air power has progressed to become not only the weapon of first...


Strategic Air Power in Desert Storm

by John Andreas Olsen

In response to the Iraqi invasion of Kuwait on the second of August 1990, a small group of air power advocates in the Pentagon proposed a strategic air campaign - "Operation Desert Storm" designed to drive...


The Challenge to Friendship in Modernity

by Heather Devere & Preston King

In antiquity, it was not only Aristotle who assumed the people are more to be understood in relation to one another than as individual or solitary constructs. This examination considers the changing attitudes...


The Royal Navy and the Palestine Patrol

by Ninian Stewart

This is an entirely new Naval Staff History covering the period immediately after the Second World War and the Royal Navy operations to prevent illegal Jewish immigration into Palestine, at the time under British...


The Walled Arab City in Literature, Architecture and History: The Living Medina in the Maghrib

by Susan Slyomovics

This book offers a multidisciplinary approach to the medina, the traditional walled Arab city of North Africa. The medina becomes a concrete case study for comparative explorations of general questions about...


Captured Soviet Generals: The Fate of Soviet Generals Captured in Combat 1941-45

by A.A. Maslov

The true story of the fate of the captured Russian Generals after World War II, explaining how these officers endured horrific prison conditions and were then tried and executed when they returned home.


From Rabin to Netanyahu: Israel's Troubled Agenda

by Efraim Karsh

Benjamin Netanyahu's 1996 election victory marked a major turnaround in his fortunes, for only a few months earlier his political career had seemed finished. This book examines what his victory means both domestically...


Belsen in History and Memory

by David Cesarani, Tony Kushner & Jo Reilly

Drawing on documentary and oral sources in Yiddish, Hebrew, German, Dutch and French, this book challenges many sterotypes about Belsen, and reinstates the groups hitherto marginalized or ignored in accounts...


Central Asia Meets the Middle East

by David Menashri

The emergence of Muslim republics has been part of a larger transformation experienced by the Middle East in the 1990s. The main purpose of this volume is to examine the impact of the transformation on the Middle...


Command or Control?: Command, Training and Tactics in the British and German Armies, 1888-1918

by Dr Martin Samuels & Martin Samuels

This is a comparative study of the fighting systems of the British and German armies in The Great War. Taking issue with revisionist historians, Samuels argues that German success in battle can be explained...


Democracy and Arab Political Culture

by Elie Kedourie

Except for Israel, the Middle East remains largely untouched by the democratic revolution that swept across Eastern Europe and the former USSR. This book aims to explain and analyze the reasons why despotism...


Stability and Security in the Baltic Sea Region: Russian, Nordic and European Aspects

by Olav Fagelund Knudsen

The book examines the security puzzles posed by the remaining legacies of dominance and conflict in the Baltic Sea region as governments seek to integrate the three Baltic sates in a more stable system of cooperative...


The Kurdish Question and Turkey: An Example of a Trans-state Ethnic Conflict

by Kemal Kirisci & Gareth M. Winrow

This volume examines the Kurdish question in Turkey, tracing its developments from the end of the Ottoman Empire to the present day. The study considers: secession; federal schemes; various forms of autonomy;...


Nothing Sacred: Nazi Espionage Against the Vatican, 1939-1945

by David Alvarez & Revd Robert A., SJ Graham

Nazi Germany considered the Catholic Church to be a serious threat to its domestic security and its international ambitions. In Germany, informants provided intelligence, but in Rome, German attempts to penetrate...


Anwar Sadat: Visionary Who Dared

by Joseph Finklestone & Joseph Finklestone Obe

Anwar Sadat's life was shaped by Egypt's national struggle and the conflict between the Arab world and Israel. This biography charts his progress from fanatical nationalist to President of Egypt, and from world...