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Rescuing Prometheus: Four Monumental Projects that Changed Our World

by Thomas P. Hughes

"A rare insight into industrial planning on a huge scale...Excellent." --The Economist

Rescuing Prometheus is an eye-opening and marvelously informative look at some of the technological projects that helped...


The New Soldier in the Age of Asymmetric Conflict

by Dr. Rumu Sarkar

The text for the NEW SOLDIER deals with the causes, symptoms and solutions to global terrorism, particularly jihadist Islamic-based terrorism. The book is an expanded version of the essay A Fearful Symmetry:...


Day of Two Suns: U.S. Nuclear Testing and the Pacific Islanders

by Jane Dibblin

Between 1946 and 1958, the United States conducted some 66 nuclear bomb tests in the Marshall Islands. Day of Two Suns is a shocking and timely study of the story of a displaced people contaminated by nuclear...


Kantian Thinking about Military Ethics

by J. Carl Ficarrotta

Kantian-inspired approaches to ethics are a hugely important part of the philosophical landscape in the 21st century, yet the lion's share of the work done in service of these approaches has been at the theoretical...


The Ashgate Research Companion to Modern Warfare

by George Kassimeris & John Buckley

This research collection provides a comprehensive study of important strategic, cultural, ethical and philosophical aspects of modern warfare. It offers a refreshing analysis of key issues in modern warfare,...


Is This a Private Fight or Can Anybody Join?: The Spread of Interstate War

by Zachary C. Shirkey

Some countries join interstate wars well after the war has begun, waiting months and often years, and thus changing their beliefs about the wisdom of entering a war. This volume examines why this might be so,...


Revolutionary Iran and the United States: Low-intensity Conflict in the Persian Gulf

by Joseph J. St. Marie & Shahdad Naghshpour

A unique and major contribution to the scholarly and policy debate on American foreign and economic policy toward the Islamic Republic of Iran. A volume that will be of interest to scholars and policy makers...


New Wars and New Soldiers: Military Ethics in the Contemporary World

by Paolo Tripodi & Jessica Wolfendale

Modern conflicts now bear little relation to traditional wars between states. The threat of terrorism, the creation of new military technologies, the rise of private military companies, and the increasing involvement...


Military Culture and Education: Current Intersections of Academic and Military Cultures

by Douglas Higbee

While studies of American military culture have proliferated in recent years, and the culture of academic institutions has been a subject of perennial interest, comparatively little has been written on the multiple...


Confrontation, Strategy and War Termination: Britain's Conflict with Indonesia

by Christopher Tuck

At the heart of this book is the problem of war termination. Britain won an almost unbroken string of tactical military victories during an undeclared war against the Republic of Indonesia in the 1960s, yet...


Hungary and NATO: Problems in Civil-Military Relations

by Jeffrey Simon

While charting the successes, shortcomings, and continuing challenges faced by Hungary in its quest to join the NATO Alliance, Jeffrey Simon presents a comprehensive and original study of civil-military relations...


McCrae's Battalion

by Jack Alexander

McCrae's Own was the 'Heart of Midlothian Battalion' mentioned all too briefly in Martin Middlebrook's classic book The First Day on the Somme. Raised in Edinburgh shortly after the start of the Great War, it...


Voices Against War

by Lyn Smith

Based on nearly 200 personal testimonies from the Imperial War Museum's Collections, this landmark book tells the stories of those of those who participated in anti-war protest from the First World War 1914-18...


Fighting Mac

by Trevor Royle

On a spring morning in 1903, Major-General Sir Hector Macdonald, one of Britain's greatest military heroes, took his life in a hotel room in Paris. A few days later he was buried hastily in an Edinburgh cemetary...


Michael Collins

by James Mackay

The most charismatic figure to emerge during the struggles for the independence of Ireland was undoubtedly Michael Collins. This remarkable biography, which draws on much hitherto unpublished material, charts...


By the Bomb's Early Light: American Thought and Culture at the Dawn of the Atomic Age

by Paul Boyer & Tom Engelhardt

A study on the effect of the nuclear bomb and the threat of nuclear war on the collective American consciousness. This digital edition was derived from ACLS Humanities E-Book's (http://www.humanitiesebook.org)...


Neurocognitive and Physiological Factors During High-Tempo Operations

by Steven Kornguth & Rebecca Steinberg

Neurocognitive and Physiological Factors During High-Tempo Operations features world-renowned scientists conducting groundbreaking research into the basic mechanisms of stress effects on the human body and psyche,...


Sun-Tzu: The Art of Warfare

by Roger T. Ames

The most widely read military classic in human history, newly translated and revised in accordance with newly discovered materials of unprecedented historical significance. Fluid, crisp and rigorously faithful...


Designing Soldier Systems: Current Issues in Human Factors

by Pamela Savage-Knepshield & Martin

This book focuses on contemporary human factors issues within the design of soldier systems and describes how they are currently being investigated and addressed by the U.S. Army to enhance soldier performance...


The Aftermath of War: Experiences and Social Attitudes in the Western Balkans

by Kristen Ringdal & Simkus

At a time when most observers saw war in Europe as belonging to an ever more distant past, the wars of Yugoslav succession shattered this illusion. The direct and indirect consequences of these wars for people...