Instrumental in War

Science, Research, and Instruments Between Knowledge and the World

Edited by Steven A. Walton

Status: 
€162,00
$216.00
ISBN13: 
9789004142817
Publication Year: 
2005
Format: 
Hardback
Publication Type: 
Pages, Illustr.: 
xxiv, 416 pp.
Imprint: 
Language: 
Main Series: 
ISSN: 
1385-7827
Volume: 
28

Edited by Andrew L. Hargreaves, Patrick J. Rose, and Matthew C. Ford

Allied Fighting Effectiveness is a collection of scholarly papers focusing on a variety of different aspects of the major campaigns of North Africa, Sicily and Italy, ranging from operation TORCH to the end of the war in Europe.
Series: 
Volume: 
99
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004275232
Expected: 
May 2014

Michael Greenhalgh, Australian National University

The French pursued victory and colonisation amid a Roman landscape little affected down the centuries by local inhabitants. In the space of two generations they destroyed much of it, re-using its materials to create security and a modern prosperity.
Series: 
Volume: 
98
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004248403
Expected: 
May 2014

Edited by Jeff Fynn-Paul, Leiden University

In War, Entrepreneurs and the State, leading authors on the topic of military logistics provide cutting-edge insights into the role of the entrepreneur in making war and building states in Europe and the Mediterranean between 1300 and 1800.
Series: 
Volume: 
97
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004243644
Expected: 
May 2014

Jonathan A. Epstein, John Jay College of Criminal Justice of the City University of New York

Jonathan Andrew Epstein's Belgium's Dilemma: The Formation of Belgian Defense Policy, 1932-1940 is a study of the policy makers, debates, and decisions that impacted the Belgian army in the years before World War II.
Series: 
Volume: 
96
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004254671
Publication date: 
March 2014

Simon Kitson, University of Auckland

In Police and Politics in Marseille, 1936-1945 Simon Kitson challenges assumptions about the attitude and behaviour of the French Police and its role with regard to Resistance, Collaboration, the Holocaust and the forced labour draft during the Second World War.
Series: 
Volume: 
95
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004248359
Expected: 
May 2014

Edited by Troy R.E. Paddock, Southern Connecticut State University

World War I and Propaganda offers a new look at a familiar subject. Scholars examine the complex negotiations involved in propaganda within the British Empire, in occupied territories, in neutral nations, and how war should be conducted.
Series: 
Volume: 
94
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004264564
Publication date: 
January 2014

Edited by Aurora G. Morcillo, Florida International University

The volume addresses the study of political violence from a humanistic and democratic perspective. The chapters utilize the lens of gender, examine myths and otherness, reflect on structural hunger and fear, and narrate testimonials of exile abroad and in Spain. The methodologies employed are...
Series: 
Volume: 
93
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004259959
Publication date: 
October 2013

Craig Stockings, University of New South Wales (Canberra), and Eleanor Hancock, University of New South Wales (Canberra)

Swastika over the Acropolis is a major reinterpretation of the conduct and significance of the Greek campaign of 1941, and its place in the history of World War II.
Series: 
Volume: 
92
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004254572
Publication date: 
July 2013

Leif Inge Ree Petersen, Norwegian University of Science and Technology

Siege Warfare follows the adaptation of late Roman military organization among successor states to 800 AD from Francia to the Caliphate, as siege technology, military infrastructure and administrative techniques throughout the Mediterranean derived from 4th and 5th century imperial innovations.
Series: 
Volume: 
91
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004251991
Publication date: 
August 2013

Wim Klinkert, University of Amsterdam and Netherlands Defence Academy

Defending Neutrality analyses the broad spectrum of war preparation of a small neutral state, The Netherlands, before, during and after the First World War. It deals with the role of neutral states close to the front and with the internal technological, military and societal developments within...
Series: 
Volume: 
90
Format: 
Hardback
ISBN: 
9789004227477
Publication date: 
June 2013

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