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xiii, 211 pages ; 23 cm
  • INTRODUCTION I: ATOMIC WORLD A Culture of Secrecy Manhattan Project Phase Two- Radiological Weapons Experimentation II: THE RADIUM LEGACY III: BLINDED BY SCIENCE Radioactive Warfare IV: THE MILITARIZED ACADEMY Militarization of the Academy Stanford University/Stanford Research Institute V: STRUCTURE OF DECEIT PHS, NIH and Embedded Studies No Turning Back Military Crosshairs Final Weapons Targets Fernald School VI: MILITARY ANALOGS Hidden in Plain View Target One: Minneapolis St. Louis Army Chemical Corps Experiments Winnipeg, Canada Leighton Effects A Parallel Study A Dubious Narrative The National Research Council Reviews Army Data An Unlikely Champion Parsons and the Army: A Lucrative Partnership VII: THE ARMY CHEMICAL CORPS AND OPEN-AIR FIELD STUDIES The St. Louis Open-Air Dispersion Study- Part Two The Pruitt-Igoe Public Housing Complex St. Louis Part II SRI and the Atomic Veterans Post-Study Claims by Officials VIII: IN THIS HOUSE: EMBEDDEDNESS AND THE MILITARY RADIATION STUDIES AEC Isotopes Project Dual-Use Technology Gabriel and Sunshine The Vanderbilt Radiation Studies IX: FALLOUT "SIMULANT" TESTING Fallout Simulants Canadian and U.K. Studies U.S. Open Air Radiation Experiments X: DEVIANCE, SECRECY, AND CLOSED WORLDS Secrecy and Group Conformity Closed World Dynamics Control of Discourse Dehumanization CONCLUSION After the Dust has Settled A Tangle of Objectives BIBLIOGRAPHY METHODOLOGY AND AFTERWORD Components for Future Exploration APPENDIX A: ABBREVIATIONS LIST INDEX.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138239678 20171023
Behind the Fog is the first in-depth, comprehensive examination of the United States' Cold War radiological weapons program. The book examines controversial military-sponsored studies and field trials using radioactive "simulants" that exposed American civilians to radiation and other hazardous substances without their knowledge or consent during the Cold War. Although Western biological and chemical weapons programs have been analyzed by a number of scholars, Behind the Fog is a strong departure from the rest in that the United States radiological weapons program has been generally unknown to the public. Martino-Taylor establishes through social linkages and coordinated efforts by a relatively small group of military scientists who advanced a four-pronged secret program of human-subject radiation studies that targeted unsuspecting Americans for Cold War military purposes. Officials enabled such projects to advance through the layering of secrecy, by embedding classified studies in other studies, and through outright deception. Agency and academic partnerships advanced, supported, and concealed the studies from the public at large who ultimately served as unwitting test subjects. Martino-Taylor's comprehensive research illuminates a dark chapter of government secrecy, the military-industrial-academic complex, and large-scale organizational deviance in American history. In its critical approach, Behind the Fog effectively examines the mechanisms that allow large-scale elite deviance to take place in modern society.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138239678 20171023
Green Library
vi, 402 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 25 cm.
  • List of Figures and Photos 1 Introduction â Maria Pretzler and Nick Barley 2 The Other Aineias â David Whitehead 3 Aineias the Author-Who, Where and When? â Robin Lane Fox 4 Aineias Tacticus in His Intellectual Context â Graham Shipley 5 Aineias and History: The Purpose and Context of Historical Narrative in the Poliorketika â Maria Pretzler 6 Creating Koine: Aineias Tacticus in the History of the Greek Language â Jose Vela Tejada 7 Writing and Other Forms of Communication in Aineias' Poliorketika â Peter Liddel 8 The Polis Falling Apart: Aineias Tacticus and Stasis â Maria Pretzler 9 Greek Poleis and Warfare in the IVth Century BC: Aineias' Poliorketika â Marco Bettalli 10 Light Infantry and Leadership in Aineias â Nick Barley 11 Mercenaries in Aineias Tacticus â Jim Roy 12 Raiders from the Sea: The Maritime Context of the Poliorketika â Philip de Souza 13 `News from Home': Aeneas Tacticus and Fourth-century Defense in Practice at Ancient Stymphalos â Ben Gourley 14 Simple and Complex Technology in Aineias: Ladders and Telegraphy â Tracey Rihll 15 Aineias Tacticus in Byzantine Military Literature â Philip Rance Index.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004223516 20171218
Brill's Companion to Aineias Tacticus is a collection of articles on the significance of the earliest Greek handbook on military tactics. Aineias' (Aeneas) wrote his Poliorketika in the mid-fourth century BC, offering a unique perspective on contemporary Greek city-states, warfare and intellectual trends. We offer an introduction to Aineias and his work, and then discuss the work's historical and intellectual context, his qualities as a writer, and aspects of his work as a historical source for the Greek polis of the fourth century BC. Several chapters discuss Aineias' approach to warfare, specifically light infantry, mercenaries, naval operations, fortifications and technology. Finally, we include a lengthy study of the reception of ancient military treatises, specifically Aineias' Poliorketika, in the Byzantine period.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9789004223516 20171218
Green Library
ix, 319 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Introduction: Blurred Boundaries and Ambiguous Divisions: Civilians and Combat From Ancient Times to the Present, Nicola Foote and Nadya Williams PART I: Case Studies from the Ancient and Medieval World 1. The Evolution of Civilian Participation in Ancient Greek Warfare, Nadya Williams 2. Ancient Warfare Beyond the Battle: Populace Ravaging and Heterosexual Rape, Kathy L. Gaca 3. Prey or Participant? Civilian Siege Experiences During the First Jewish Revolt, Gwyn Davies 4. Collateral Damage in Pre-Crusade Europe, Bernard S. Bachrach 5. Civilians and Militia in Ottonian Germany: Warfare in an Era of Small Professional Armies, David S. Bachrach 6. The Bishop with Two Hats: Reconciling Episcopal and Military Obligations in Causa 23 of Gratian's Decretum, Melodie H. Eichbauer PART II: Case-Studies From the Early Modern and Modern World 7. 'They Wanted to Make Us Into Real Soldiers': The Blurred Line Between Noncombatants and Combatants in the Thirty Years War, Tryntje Helfferich 8. American Non-Combatants and the British Army's Depredations During the War of Independence, Stephen Conway 9. Two Kinds of Civilians: American Encounters with Civilians in Kerama Retto and Ie Shima, Erik D. Carlson 10. Civilians and Civil Wars in West Africa: The Cases of Liberia, Sierra Leone, and Cote D'Ivoire, George Klay Kieh Jr. 11. When the Battlefield Meets the Playground: How to Understand the Role of Children in Contemporary Civil Wars Using the Case Studies of El Salvador and Mozambique, Jocelyn Courtney PART III: Conceptual and Historiographical Debates and Implications 12. The Evolution of Warfare as Related to Transformations in Modern Definitions of Citizenship: A Segmented Periodization of the Modern Era, Nicole Dombrowski Risser 13. It's a Crime, But is it a Blunder? The Efficacy of Targeting Civilians in War, Alexander B. Downes and Kathryn McNabb Cochran.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138749917 20180115
This book explores the role played by civilians in shaping the outcomes of military combat across time and place. This volume explores the contributions civilians have made to warfare in case studies that range from ancient Europe to contemporary Africa and Latin America. Building on philosophical and legal scholarship, it explores the blurred boundary between combatant and civilian in different historical contexts and examines how the absence of clear demarcations shapes civilian strategic positioning and impacts civilian vulnerability to military targeting and massacre. The book argues that engagement with the blurred boundaries between combatant and non-combatant both advance the key analytical questions that underpin the historical literature on civilians and underline the centrality of civilians to a full understanding of warfare. The volume provides new insight into why civilian death and suffering has been so common, despite widespread beliefs embedded in legal and military codes across time and place that killing civilians is wrong. Ultimately, the case studies in the book show that civilians, while always victims of war, were nevertheless often able to become empowered agents in defending their own lives, and impacting the outcomes of wars. By highlighting civilian military agency and broadening the sense of which actors affect strategic outcomes, the book also contributes to a richer understanding of war itself. This book will be of much interest to students of military studies, international history, international relations and war and conflict studies.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138749917 20180115
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
vi, 261 pages ; 25 cm.
What determined the choices of the Greeks on the battlefield? Were their tactics defined by unwritten moral rules, or was all considered fair in war? In 'Classical Greek Tactics: A Cultural History', Roel Konijnendijk re-examines the literary evidence for the battle tactics and tactical thought of the Greeks during the 5th and 4th centuries BC. Rejecting the traditional image of limited, ritualised battle, Konijnendijk sketches a world of brutally destructive engagements, restricted only by the stubborn amateurism of the men who fought. The resulting model of hoplite battle does away with most received wisdom about the nature of Greek battle tactics, and redefines the way they reflected the values of Greek culture as a whole.
Green Library
xiv, 247 pages ; 24 cm
  • Preface Abbreviations 1 Combined Operations to 1500 2 The Early Modern Period, 1500 to 1700 3 The Eighteenth Century, 1700-1775 4 The American Revolution, and the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, 1775-1815 5 The Nineteenth Century, 1815-1914 6 The First World War, 1914-18 7 The Interwar Period, 1918-39 8 The Second World War, I, 1939-42 9 The Second World War, II, 1942-45 10 The Cold War, 1945-90 11 Since 1990 12 Conclusions Notes Selected Further Readin.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781442276932 20171201
This compelling book provides the first global history of the evolution of combined operations since Antiquity. Beginning with amphibious warfare in the ancient world of the Romans, Vikings, and Mongols, Jeremy Black advances through the Gunpowder Revolution, the rise of maritime empires and the formation of nation-states, the early Industrial Revolution and the adaptation of modern technology to warfare, the twentieth-century world wars, the Cold War, and concluding with the modern age of irregular and asymmetric conflict. Black's informed and analytical narrative emphasizes conflicts around the world, focusing not only on leading powers but also regional combatants. His case studies include amphibious operations in the Mongol invasions of Japan, the War for American Independence, and the Gallipoli campaign of World War I. He also explores the development and effectiveness of airborne operations as a way to project military power inland. Offering a balanced assessment of strategic, operational, and technical developments over time, Black considers both the potential and limitations of amphibious and airborne warfare-past, present, and future.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781442276932 20171201
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
xviii, 281 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
  • Part I. Counter-insurgency and the Nigerian military institution. Organizational culture and historical experience of the military in Nigeria ; Formalized CT-COIN development since the post-civil war period ; Insurgency-COIN military doctrine in Nigeria: theory and practice
  • Part II. Counter-insurgency plans and operations against Boko Haram. Joint Task Force Operation Restore Order (JTF ORO), June 2011-August 2013 ; North-east COIN plans and operations, 2013-2014 ; North-east and Chad Basin sub-regional COIN effort, 2014-2017.
Green Library
ix, 159 pages ; 25 cm
Education Library (Cubberley)
xiv, 237 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
"This book examines the impact of foreign intervention in the course and nature of warfare in civil wars. Throughout history, foreign intervention in civil wars has been the rule rather than the exception. The involvement of outside powers can have a dramatic impact on the course and nature of internal conflicts. Despite this, there has been little research which has sought to explain how foreign intervention influences the course of civil wars. This book seeks to rectify this gap. It examines the impact of foreign intervention on the warfare that characterises civil wars through by studying the cases of the Angolan and Afghan civil wars. It investigates how foreign resources affect the military power of the recipient belligerent, and examines how changes in the balance of capabilities influence the form of warfare that characterises a civil war. Warfare in civil wars is often highly fluid, with belligerents adapting their respective strategies in response to shifts in the balance of military capabilities. This book shows how the intervention of foreign powers can manipulate the balance of capabilities between the civil war belligerents and change the dominant form of warfare. The findings presented in this book offer key insights for policy-makers to navigate the increasing internationalization of civil wars around the globe. This book will be of much interest to students of civil wars, intra-state conflict, war and conflict studies, and security studies."--Provided by publisher.
Green Library
2 volumes ; 25 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
xvii, 264 pages ; 24 cm.
  • Foreword, Joel H. Rosenthal Introduction, Daniel Brunstetter and Cian O'Driscoll 1. Cicero, Gavin Stewart 2. Augustine, James Turner Johnson 3. Gratian, Rory Cox 4. Thomas Aquinas, Gregory Reichberg 5. Christine de Pizan, Cian O'Driscoll 6. Francisco de Vitoria, Alex Bellamy 7. Bartolome de las Casas, Daniel Brunstetter 8. Francisco Suarez, Grady Scott Davis 9. Alberico Gentili, John Kelsay 10. Hugo Grotius, Anthony F. Lang, Jr. 11. Samuel Pufendorf, Luke Glanville 12. Emmerich de Vattel, Theo Christov 13. Immanuel Kant, Brian Orend 14. Francis Lieber, Stephanie Carvin 15. Paul Ramsey, Adam Hollowell 16. Michael Walzer, Chris Brown 17. Jean Bethke Elshtain, Nicholas Rengger 18. James Turner Johnson, Nahed Artoul Zehr 19. Jeff McMahan, Heather Roff Conclusion, Daniel Brunstetter and Cian O'Driscoll.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138122482 20171030
This volume offers a set of concise and accessible introductions to the seminal figures in the historical development of the just war tradition. In what, if any, circumstances are political communities justified in going to war? And what limits should apply to the conduct of any such war? The just war tradition is a body of thought that helps us think through these very questions. Its core ideas have been subject to fierce debate for over 2,000 years. Yet they continue to play a prominent role in how political and military leaders address the challenges posed by the use of force in international society. Until now there has been no text that offers concise and accessible introductions to the key figures associated with the tradition. Stepping into this breach, Just War Thinkers provides a set of clear but detailed essays by leadings experts on nineteen seminal thinkers, from Cicero to Jeff McMahan. This volume challenges to the reader to think about how traditions are constituted-who is included and excluded, and how that is determined-and how they serve to enable, constrain, and indeed channel subsequent thought, debate, and exchange. This book will be of much interest to students of just war tradition and theory, ethics and war, philosophy, security studies and IR.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138122482 20171030
Green Library
x, 216 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Introduction Marzieh Kouhi Esfahani 1. Shifts in the Global Nuclear Landscape Shashank Joshi 2. A Nuclear Revival? The Changing Role of Nuclear Weapons in Global Security Christoph Bluth 3. Nuclear Security - Transcending the Policy Objectives of the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Regime Bahram Ghiassee 4. Human Security Approach to Nuclear Disarmament: Towards a Nuclear-Free World? Elli Kytomaki 5. Non-Proliferation through Forceful Persuasion? The American Coercive Diplomacy on the 'Axis of Evil' Seunghoon Paik 6. Understanding Israel's Nuclear Ambiguity Houchang Hassan-Yari 7. China's Nuclear Modernisation: The Evolution of Chinese Nuclear Doctrine, Strategic Ambiguities and Implications for Sino-US Relations James Johnson and Andrew Futter 8. "Eating Grass": Pakistani Nuclear Capabilities, a Brief Historical Background and the Danger of Proliferation Mohammad Vaziri 9. South Asia's Emerging Military Postures and Challenges for Regional Stability Adil Sultan Concluding Remarks Ariabarzan Mohammadi.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138714694 20171227
Asia has the world's highest concentration of nuclear weapons and the most significant recent developments related to nuclear proliferation, as well as the world's most critical conflicts and considerable political instability. The containment and prevention of nuclear proliferation, especially in Asia, continues to be a grave concern for the international community. This book provides a comprehensive overview of the state of nuclear arsenals, nuclear ambitions and nuclear threats across different parts of Asia. It covers the Middle East (including Israel), China, India-Pakistan and their confrontation, as well as North Korea. It discusses the conventional warfare risks, risks from non-state armed groups, and examines the attempts to limit and control nuclear weapons, both international initiatives and American diplomacy and interventions. The book concludes by assessing the possibility of nuclear revival, the potential outcomes of international approaches to nuclear disarmament, and the efficacy of coercive diplomacy in containing nuclear proliferation.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138714694 20171227
Green Library
xxii, 248 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Preface: The Korean People's Army and the North Korean Garrison State PART 1: Origins of the Korean People's Army 1. Introduction: The Korean People's Army's Invasion of South 2. Three Core Groups of the Korean People's Army 3. The Origins of the Korean People's Army: Kim Il Sung's Vision for the Korean People's Army 4. The Origins of the Korean People's Army: The Soviet Union in the North Korean Society 5. The Origins of the Korean People's Army: The Formation of the Korean People's Army and Initiator Kim Il Sung 6. The Origins of the Korean People's Army: China PART 2: The Korean People's Army at War and the Legacy of the Korean War 7. The Leadership of the Korean People's Army: The Party-Military Relations and Generalship of the Korean People's Army 8. The Korean People's Army's Performance and the Legacy of the War: The Rise and Fall of the Korean People's Army and the Making of the Garrison State Conclusion: The Making of the Garrison State.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138942158 20171227
This book investigates the origins of the North Korean garrison state by examining the development of the Korean People's Army and the legacies of the Korean War. Despite its significance, there are very few books on the Korean People's Army with North Korean primary sources being difficult to access. This book, however, draws on North Korean documents and North Korean veterans' testimonies, and demonstrates how the Korean People's Army and the Korean War shaped North Korea into a closed, militarized and xenophobic garrison state and made North Korea seek Juche (Self Reliance) ideology and weapons of mass destruction. This book maintains that the youth and lower classes in North Korea considered the Korean People's Army as a positive opportunity for upward social mobility. As a result, the North Korean regime secured its legitimacy by establishing a new class of social elites wherein they offered career advancements for persons who had little standing and few opportunities under the preceding Japanese dominated regime. These new elites from poor working and peasant families became the core supporters of the North Korean regime today. In addition, this book argues that, in the aftermath of the Korean War, a culture of victimization was established among North Koreans which allowed Kim Il Sung to use this culture of fear to build and maintain the garrison state. Thus, this work illustrates how the North Korean regime has garnered popular support for the continuation of a militarized state, despite the great hardships the people are suffering. This book will be of much interest to students of North Korea, the Korean War, Asian politics, Cold War Studies, military and strategic studies, and international history.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138942158 20171227
Green Library
xxi, 240 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Chapter 1: Introduction.- Chapter 2: Securitization Theory: A Theoretical Framework.- Chapter 3: A Historical Overview on the State of Emergency and Martial Law in Indonesia.- Chapter 4: The Indonesian Political Changes, (In)Security, and Securitization.- Chapter 5: Securitization and Desecuritization Dynamics in the Aceh Separatist Conflict.- Chapter 6: Securitization - Desecuritization Dynamics in the Maluku Communal Conflict.- Chapter 8: Securitization - Desecuritization Dynamics in Indonesia's Democratic Transition.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319624815 20171023
The book presents a novel analytical perspective on Indonesia's security policies during its transition to democracy. Kurniawan's analysis revolves around extraordinary measures and normal politics in response to the existential threat to the Indonesian state. This perspective is at the centre of the analysis which examines the process of securitization and desecuritization taken by the Indonesian government. This volume is essential reading for practitioners, students of Indonesian politics and researchers alike.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9783319624815 20171023
Green Library
xxiii, 279 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
  • Chapter 1: Introduction.- Chapter 2: Policy networks and research utilisation into policy.- Chapter 3: (Re)building fragile, conflict-affected states: a three-phase evolution in policy and research.- Chapter 4: Security sector reform and research: an international policy network.- Chapter 5: The influence of research on British-led SSR policy in Sierra Leone: the conflict period, 1996-2002.- Chapter 6: The influence of research on British-led SSR policy in conflict-affected Sierra Leone: post-conflict period (2002-2013).- Chapter 7: Research influence on policy: when, why, and how?.- Chapter 8: Conclusions and recommendations.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781137586742 20170911
This book investigates the extent to which research has influenced and interacted with SSR policies, programmes and activities implemented by the UK in conflict-affected Sierra Leone. Varisco uses concepts and notions from the literature on the policy process and research utilisation to explore the ways in which research has influenced UK-led SSR policy. Here, the author analyses the evolution of the network of policy-makers, street-level bureaucrats, and researchers working on SSR in Sierra Leone, and argues that two main variables - an increased stability in the country and a progressive evolution of SSR in policy and research - contributed to the expansion of the policy network over time and to a better use of research by street-level bureaucrats on the ground. This title derives from the Sierra Leone case study a series of recommendations to improve the use of research by international organisations and bilateral donors working in fragile states.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781137586742 20170911
Green Library
xv, 363 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm.
  • Part 1. Military manpower: gender, service and citizenship in American history
  • The shared language of gender in colonial North American warfare / Ann M. Little
  • Citizen-soldiers in the Revolutionary Era and new Republic / John Gilbert McCurdy
  • Beyond borders and combatants: wars of empire and expansion / Karen E. Phoenix
  • Beyond the brothers' war: gender and the American Civil War / Carole Emberton
  • Gee!! I wish I were a man: gender and the Great War / Andrew J. Huebner
  • "The women behind the men, behind the gun": gendered identities and militarization in the Second World War / Sarah Parry Myers
  • Homophobia, housewives, and hyper-masculinity: gender and American policymaking in the nuclear age, 1947-1963 / Matthew H. Dunne
  • Gentle warriors, gunslingers, and girls next door: gender and the Vietnam War / Heather Marie Stur
  • Transitioning to an all-volunteer force / Melissa T. Brown
  • 9/11, gender and wars without end / Anna Froula
  • Part 2. Mobilizing gender in the service of war
  • Gender as a cause of war / Robert Dean
  • Gendering the "enemy" and gendering the "ally:" United States militarized fictions of war and peace / Tessa Winkelmann
  • Gender and American foreign relations / Molly M. Wood
  • Gender and militarism in U.S. culture during the long twentieth century / David Kieran
  • Part 3. Gender sexuality and military engagements
  • "Patriotism is neither masculine nor feminine:" gender and the work of war / Charissa Threat
  • U.S. military personnel and families abroad: gender, sexuality, race, and power in the U.S. military's relations with foreign nations and local inhabitants during wartime / Donna Alvah
  • "homos," "whores," rapists, and the clap: American military sexuality since the Revolutionary War / Donna B. Knaff
  • Rape, reform, and the reaction: gender and sexual violence in the U.S. military / Elizabeth L. Hillman and Kate Walsham
  • Part 4. Gendered aftermaths
  • To recognize those who served: gendered analyses of veterans' policies, representations, and experiences / Jessica L. Adler
  • Best men, broken men: gender, disability, and American veterans / Sarah Handley-Cousins
  • The covert and hidden memory of gender / Kurt Piehler.
"The Routledge History of Gender, War, and the US Military is the first examination of the interdisciplinary, intersecting fields of gender studies and the history of the United States military. In twenty-one original essays, the contributors tackle themes including gendering the 'other', gender and war disability, gender and sexual violence, gender and American foreign relations, and veterans and soldiers in the public imagination, and lay out a chronological examination of gender and America's wars from the American Revolution to Iraq. This important collection is essential reading for all those interested in how the military has influenced America's views and experiences of gender"-- Provided by publisher.
Green Library
xi, 360 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
  • Fulda Gap: a flashpoint of the Cold War between myth and reality / Helmut H. Hammerich
  • The Eighth Guards Army of the Group of Soviet Forces in Germany and the Fulda Gap / Matthias Uhl
  • The strategic and operational considerations of NATO in Europe since the 1970s / Helge Hansen
  • The development of the military conceptions of the Warsaw Pact in the last two decades of the east-west conflict / Siegfried Lautsch
  • The development of NATO defense plans for central Europe in the final decades of the Cold War / Gregory W. Pedlow
  • The defense of Highway 84: recollections of the commander, B Troop, 11th Armored Cavalry Regiment, 1978-1980 / Roger Cirillo
  • The Fulda Gap: a personal perspective from platoon leader to Army group / Crosbie E. Saint
  • The GDR and its mission in the Warsaw Pact / Torsten Diedrich
  • The wartime mission of the border troops of the GDR / Detlef Rotha
  • Brinkmanship in the Cold War: theoretical foundation and application / Mathias Rupp
  • When the Cold War almost turned hot / Albin F. Irzyk
  • When the world stood at the abyss
  • and no one knew it / Volker Bausch
  • The military relationship of forces between the North Atlantic Alliance and the Warsaw Pact / Michael Poppe
  • The alliances and the Fulda Gap: a balance between ideology, politics, strategy, and operational plans / Dieter Krüger.
"This collection examines the role of the Fulda Gap--located at the border between East and West Germany--in Cold War politics and military strategy. The contributors analyze the strategic deliberations of NATO and the Warsaw Pact, the balance of forces, and the role of the local peace movement, among other topics."--Provided by publisher.
Green Library
xv, 239 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
  • Preface 1. Was Strategy Practised before the Word was Used? 2. Christine de Pizan, the first Modern Strategist: Good Governance and Conflict Mediation 3. The Military Revolution as seen by Contemporaries 4. The Invention of Modern Maritime Strategies: The Anglo-Spanish War of 1585-1604 5. A National Security Strategy for England: Matthew Sutcliffe, the Earl of Essex, and the Cadiz Expedition of 1596 6. Command of the Sea: the Origins of a Strategic Concept 7. Lazarus Schwendi, Raimondo Montecuccoli and the Turkish Wars: Peaceful Coexistence or Roll-Back? 8. Guibert: Prophet of Total War? 9. What Clausewitz Read: On the Origins of some of his Key Ideas.
  • (source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138290907 20171030
This collection of essays combines historical research with cutting-edge strategic analysis and makes a significant contribution to the study of the early history of strategic thinking. There is a debate as to whether strategy in its modern definition existed before Clausewitz or even the early 20th century. The case studies featured in this book show that strategic thinking did indeed exist before the last century, and that there was strategy making, even if there was no commonly agreed word for it. The volume uses a variety of approaches. Firstly, it explores the strategy making of three monarchs whose biographers have claimed to have identified strategic reasoning in their warfare: Edward III of England, Philip II of Spain, and Louis XIV of France. The book then analyses a number of famous strategic thinkers and practitioners, including Christine de Pizan, Lazarus Schwendi, Matthew Sutcliffe, Raimondo Montecuccoli, and Count Guibert. It concludes with a study of the ideas that Clausewitz derived from other authors. This work combines in-depth historical documentary research with strategic analysis. The chapters illustrate that despite social, economic, political, cultural and linguistic differences, our forbearers connected warfare and the aims and considerations of statecraft just as we do today. This book will be of great interest to students of strategic history and theory, military history and IR in general.
(source: Nielsen Book Data)9781138290907 20171030
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
199 pages : maps ; 25 cm
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
332 pages : facsimiles, map ; 29 cm.
SAL3 (off-campus storage)
xxxiii, 526 pages, 26 unnumbered pages of plates : illustrations, maps ; 25 cm.
Green Library