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Theory of warfare & military science

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Goliath: Why the West Isn't Winning. And What We Must Do About It.

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Goliath: Why the West Isn't Winning. And What We Must Do About It.

Sean McFate

History; Theory of warfare & military science; Military tactics

Hardback

War is changing. It is moving beyond the conventional and developing into something more pernicious that few know how to... [more]

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The Future of War: A History

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The Future of War: A History

Sir Lawrence Freedman

History; Military history; History of ideas; Theory of warfare & military science

Paperback

Where should we look for new dangers? What cunning plans might an aggressor have in mind? What are the best forms of defence?... [more]

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Is Just War Possible?

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Is Just War Possible?

Christopher Finlay

Politics & government; Political science & theory; Theory of warfare & military science

Paperback

Main Description The idea that war is sometimes justified if certain moral criteria are met if a war is just is... [more]

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Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military

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Accessory to War: The Unspoken Alliance Between Astrophysics and the Military...

Neil deGrasse Tyson, Avis Lang

Theory of warfare & military science; Mathematics & Sciences; Popular science; Astrophysics

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An exploration of the age-old complicity between sky watchers and war fighters, from the best-selling author of Astrophysics... [more]

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Before & After Alexander

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Before & After Alexander

Richard Billows

Biography: historical, political & military; History; General & world history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Theory of warfare & military science

Hardback

Before and After Alexander is an invaluable addition to our understanding of this historic figure's legacy, as Billows challenges... [more]

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Conquerors of the Roman Empire: The Franks

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Conquerors of the Roman Empire: The Franks

Simon MacDowall

History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Theory of warfare & military science

Hardback

Latest volume in the exciting and original Conquerors of the Roman Empire series. [more]

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Small Wars, Big Data: The Information Revolution in Modern Conflict

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Small Wars, Big Data: The Information Revolution in Modern Conflict

Eli Berman, Joseph H. Felter, Jacob N. Shapiro

Peace studies & conflict resolution; History; Geopolitics; Theory of warfare & military science; Defence strategy, planning & research

Hardback

How a new understanding of warfare can help the military fight today's conflicts more effectively The way wars are fought... [more]

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Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides's Trap?

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Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydides's Trap?

Graham Allison

History; Armed conflict; Theory of warfare & military science

Paperback

The reason is Thucydides’s Trap, a deadly pattern of structural stress that results when a rising power challenges a... [more]

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Rebooting Clausewitz: 'On War' in the Twenty-First Century

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Rebooting Clausewitz: 'On War' in the Twenty-First Century

Christopher Coker

Military history; Politics & government; International relations; Theory of warfare & military science; Defence strategy, planning & research

Paperback

An accessible and entertainingly written primer to the most influential book in the history of Western warfare. [more]

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The Art of War

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The Art of War

Sun Tzu

History; Military history; Oriental & Indian philosophy; Theory of warfare & military science; Defence strategy, planning & research

Paperback

Sun Tzu's teachings on how to successfully respond to and handle situations of conflict is a must-read for today's business... [more]

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Hitler's Grey Wolves: U-Boats in the Indian Ocean

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Hitler's Grey Wolves: U-Boats in the Indian Ocean

Lawrence Paterson

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Second World War; Theory of warfare & military science; Naval forces & warfare

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Rarely told story of German submarine operations in the Eastern Theatre. [more]

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Secrets of the Japanese Art of Warfare: From the School of Certain Victory

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Secrets of the Japanese Art of Warfare: From the School of Certain Victory...

Thomas Cleary

History; Military history; Theory of warfare & military science; Defence strategy, planning & research

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This samurai strategy books is the first widely available English translation of Yamamoto Kansuke's classic treatise on strategy... [more]

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The Art of War and Other Classics of Eastern Philosophy

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The Art of War and Other Classics of Eastern Philosophy

Lao-Tzu, Confucius, Mencius, Mencius

History; Military history; Oriental & Indian philosophy; Theory of warfare & military science; Defence strategy, planning & research

Hardback

<p>The words of ancient Chinese philosophers have influenced other thinkers across the world for more than 2,000 years and... [more]

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The Prince

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The Prince

Niccolo Machiavelli

European history; Early modern history: c 1450 to c 1700; Political science & theory; Theory of warfare & military science

Paperback

Classic, Renaissance-era guide to acquiring and maintaining political power. Today, nearly 500 years after it was written,... [more]

$18.95

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On War

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On War

Carl von Clausewitz

European history; Modern history to 20th century: c 1700 to c 1900; Theory of warfare & military science; Military tactics; War & defence operations

Paperback

This abridged edition of On War by Beatrice Heuser, using the acclaimed translation by Michael Howard and Peter Paret, selects... [more]

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Sun Tzu's Art of War: The Modern Chinese Interpretation

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Sun Tzu's Art of War: The Modern Chinese Interpretation

Tao Hanzhang

History; Theory of warfare & military science

Paperback

Sun Tzu was the most famous military scientist and one of the most able commanders in ancient China and many leaders have... [more]

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A History Of Warfare

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A History Of Warfare

John Keegan

History; History: specific events & topics; Military history; Theory of warfare & military science; War & defence operations

Paperback

The definitive history of warfare told by Britain's foremost military historian. Stretching across centuries and continents,... [more]

$32.99

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The Art of War

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The Art of War

Tzu Sun

History; Theory of warfare & military science

Paperback

In this translation, the author presents the core text in two formats: first, the unadorned ancient words of wisdom ascribed... [more]

$29.99

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Achtung Panzer!

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Achtung Panzer!

Heinz Guderian

History; Theory of warfare & military science; Land forces & warfare; Military vehicles

Paperback

This is a book on the theory and practise of tank warfare. [more]

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Siege Warfare: Engines, equipment and techniques

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Siege Warfare: Engines, equipment and techniques

Chris McNab

History; Military history; Theory of warfare & military science; Defence strategy, planning & research; Weapons & equipment

Hardback

In contrast to mobile combat a siege centres around a fixed location, historically ranging from simple hill forts through... [more]

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The Future of War: A History

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The Future of War: A History

Sir Lawrence Freedman

History; Military history; History of ideas; Theory of warfare & military science

Hardback

<div><strong>A new approach to ideas about war, from one of the UK's leading strategic thinkers.</strong></div><div><br /></div><div>In... [more]

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The Classical Art of Command: Eight Greek Generals Who Shaped the History of Warfare

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The Classical Art of Command: Eight Greek Generals Who Shaped the History...

Joseph Roisman (Professor of Classics, Professor of Classics, Colby College)

History; European history; Ancient history: to c 500 CE; Social & cultural history; Theory of warfare & military science

Hardback

This book examines the many facets of Greek leadership during the Classical Age through the unique perspective of eight generals... [more]

$41.95

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Bully Beef & Balderdash, Volume II: More Myths of the AIF Examined and Debunked

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Bully Beef & Balderdash, Volume II: More Myths of the AIF Examined and Debunked...

Graham Wilson

History; 20th century history: c 1900 to c 2000; Social & cultural history; First World War; Theory of warfare & military science

Hardback

The late Graham Wilson delighted in his self-appointed role as the AIF's myth buster. In this, his second and final&nbsp;... [more]

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The Pentagon's Brain: An Uncensored History of DARPA, America's Top-Secret Military Research Agency

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The Pentagon's Brain: An Uncensored History of DARPA, America's Top-Secret...

Annie Jacobsen

History; History of the Americas; Espionage & secret services; Theory of warfare & military science; Military administration

Paperback

The definitive history of DARPA, the Defense Advanced Research Project Agency, from the author of the New York Times bestseller... [more]

$27.99

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Strategy: A History

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Strategy: A History

Sir Lawrence Freedman (Professor of War Studies, Professor of War Studies, King's College London)

General & world history; Politics & government; International relations; Theory of warfare & military science; Defence strategy, planning & research

Paperback

One of the world's leading authorities on war and international politics synthesizes the vast history of strategy's evolution... [more]

$31.95

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