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The Soldier and the Changing State: Building Democratic Armies in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas
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The Soldier and the Changing State: Building Democratic Armies in Africa, Asia, Europe, and the Americas

By Zoltan Barany

Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 2012. 456pp. The first book to systematically explore, on a global scale, civil-military relations in democratizing and changing states. Clean no marks.. Trade Paperback. As New/No Jacket - Wraps. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$57.50

Clausewitz in English: The Reception of Clausewitz in Britain & America, 1815-1945
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Clausewitz in English: The Reception of Clausewitz in Britain & America, 1815-1945

By Bassford, Christopher

New York: Oxford Univ Pr, 1995. 293pp. This work examines the reception of Carl von Clausewitz's military theories in Britain and the USA until 1945. The author argues that the impact of Clausewitzian theory - particularly the classic "On War", published in 1832 - has been underestimated. Clean. 1st Printing. Hard Cover. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$29.50

The Seeds of Disaster: The Development of French Army Doctrine, 1919-1939

By Doughty, Robert A.

Hamden, CT: Archon, 1986. 232pp/maps. An examination of the military doctrine that animated the French defense against the German invasion in 1940. Argues that the French learned the wrong lessons from World War I. Clean - no marks.. 1st Edition. Cloth. As New/No Jacket - Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$74.50

Army Surveillance in America, 1775-1980
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Army Surveillance in America, 1775-1980

By Jensen, Joan M.

New Haven, Connecticut, U.S.A.: Yale Univ Pr, 1991. 325pp. a comprehensive history of military surveillance in the United States-traces the evolution of America's internal security policy during the past two hundred years. Joan M. Jensen discusses how the federal government has used the army to intervene in domestic crises and how Americans have protested the violation of civil liberties and applied political pressure to limit military intervention in civil disputes. Light fading to dj spine. Text clean.. 1st Printing. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$72.50

Fast Tanks and Heavy Bombers: Innovation in the U.S. Army, 1917-1945
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Fast Tanks and Heavy Bombers: Innovation in the U.S. Army, 1917-1945

By Johnson, David E.

Ithaca, New York, U.S.A.: Cornell Univ Pr, 1998. 388pp. Chronicles the transformation of the U.S. Army between WWI and WWII into a major combat force. Text clean.. 1st Printing. Trade Paperback. Near Fine/No Jacket- Wraps. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$72.50

On War
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On War

By von Clausewitz, Carl; Howard, Michael C. (editor); Paret, Peter (editor); ; Howard, Michael C. (translator); Paret, Peter (translator)

Princeton, NJ, U.S.A.: Princeton University Press, 1976. 717 pages. Classic translation of one of the most significant books on military strategy. Clean no marks. Light rubbing on dj.. 1st Edition. Cloth. Near Fine/Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$175.00

Military Geography for Professionals and the Public: For Professionals and the Public
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Military Geography for Professionals and the Public: For Professionals and the Public

By Collins, John M.; National Defense University Press

Herndon, Virginia, U.S.A.: Brassey's, 1998. 435pp. 40 in-text figures, 67 maps, 29 tables, 33 b/w photographs. The author draws on practical historical examples to relate virtually every aspect of the physical world to every imaginable military endeavour. He considers all branches of the armed forces in every geographical environment, whilst taking into account ever-changing strategies, tactics and technologies at all levels. Clean. First Edition. Trade Paperback. Near Fine/No Jacket - Wraps. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$34.50

Warfare in Ancient Greece

By Pierre Ducrey

New York: Schocken, 1986. 315pp with 32 full color and 158 B&W illus., plus 12 line drgs & 4 maps, appendices, glossary, notes, bibliog, index. .From Achilles to Alexander, many of the great men of antiquity made their mark by military achievements. Inspired by the deeds of these exceptional figures, Greek and Latin historians recorded past and present conflicts and analyzed their causes. Clean no marks. 1st Printing. Cloth. Near Fine/Near Fine. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.

$79.50

United States Army in Korean War : Policy and Direction - The First Year

By Schnabel, James F.

Washington, D.C.: Washington, D.C.: Center of Military History, 1990, 1973. Part the United States Army in Korean War set. A beautiful clean copy of the book containing 443 pages with fold-out map section in the rear. This volume describes the initial direction and strategy of the first major through limited war that the United States was to fight on the continent of Asia in the era of global tension that followed World War II. Clean no marks. Cloth. Near Fine/No Jacket Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$37.50

Believe and Destroy: Intellectuals in the SS War Machine
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Believe and Destroy: Intellectuals in the SS War Machine

By Ingrao, Christian

Cambridge, UK: Polity, 2013. 399pp. Based on extensive archival research, Christian Ingrao tells the gripping story of children of the Great War, focusing on the networks of fellow activists, academics and friends in which they moved, studying the way in which they envisaged war and the world of enemies which, in their view, threatened them. The mechanisms of their political commitment are revealed, and their roles in Nazism and mass murder. Thanks to this pioneering study, we can now understand how these men came to believe what they did, and how these beliefs became so destructive. The history of Nazism, shows Ingrao, is also a history of beliefs in which a powerful military machine was interwoven with personal experiences, fervour, anguish, utopia and cruelty. Clean. No marks.. 1st Printing. Cloth. As New/As New. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$49.50

The War of 1898 and U.S. Interventions, 1898T1934: An Encyclopedia (Military History of the United States)
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The War of 1898 and U.S. Interventions, 1898T1934: An Encyclopedia (Military History of the United States)

New York: Garland Publishing, 1994. 751pp/maps. Includes Spanish-Cuban/American War, Cuban Occupation, Philippine War, Samoa Intervention, Boxer Rebellion, Moro Campaigns, Mexican Border, Haiti Occupation, Mexican Expedition, Dominican Republic Occupation, North Russia Intervention, Siberian Intervention, and Nicaraguan Intervention.Has reference lib markings inside front and back covers and spine number. Book is overwise clean.. 1st Edition. Cloth. Very Good+/No Jacket - Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Ex-lib.

$64.50

Follow Me: The Human Element in Leadership

By Newman, Aubrey

Novato, California, U.S.A.: Presidio Press, 1990. 323pp/illus. study of Military Leadership. Examines the requirements and relates numerous anecdotes to demonstrate the essentials. Previous owner name inside front cover. Text clean. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$36.50

The Seeds of Disaster: The Development of French Army Doctrine, 1919-1939

By Doughty, Robert A.

Hamden, CT: Archon, 1986. 232pp/maps. An examination of the military doctrine that animated the French defense against the German invasion in 1940. Argues that the French learned the wrong lessons from World War I. Some highlighting and notes.. 1st Edition. Cloth. Very Good+/No Jacket - Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$39.50

The D-Day Encyclopedia

U.S.A.: Simon & Schuster, 1993. 665pp/illus/maps with end-paper maps. A hefty one-volume encyclopedia covering the D-Day invasion of Normandy by the Allies in 1944, and issue on its 50th anniversary, this work presents the facts around that monumental event with alphabetized entries, accompanied by maps, charts, and black-and-white photos. It is strictly a reference work, the writing, by a host of experts well known in the academic and military fields, and edited by Chandler of the Royal Military Academy in England, provides the facts in a thorough but undramatic fashion. Clean No marks.. 1st Printing. Cloth. As New/No Jacket - Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.

$124.50

Follow Me: The Human Element in Leadership

By Newman, Aubrey

Novato, California, U.S.A.: Presidio Press, 1990. 323pp/illus. study of Military Leadership. Examines the requirements and relates numerous anecdotes to demonstrate the essentials. Previous owner name inside front cover. Text clean. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$34.50

Encyclopedia of Guerrilla Warfare
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Encyclopedia of Guerrilla Warfare

By Beckett, Ian F.W.

Santa Barbara, CA: ABC-CLIO, 1999. 303pp/illus. Encyclopedia of Guerrilla Warfare covers the history of this topic from the late 18th century to the present, including topics such as wars, revolts, conflicts, movements, leaders, strategies, and concepts. Clean, no marks, like new. 1st Edition. Glossy Illustrated Boards. As New/No Jacket - Issued. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" Tall.

$122.50

Garde D'Haiti 1915-1934: Twenty Years of Organization & Training by the United States Marine Corps

By McCrocklin, James. (ed).

Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.A.: US Naval Institute, 1956. 262pp/illus, end-paper maps. Contents: American Intervention; The Treaty & the Treaty Services; The Formative Period of Gendarmerie d'Haiti, 1915-1917; Gendarmerie d'Haiti, 1919-1921; Gendarmerie d'Haiti, 1921-1925; Gendarmerie d'Haiti, 1926-1929; Garde d'Haiti, 1930-1934; Epilogue. Light chipping/wear to dj. Clean no marks.. 1st Edition. Cloth. Very Good+/Very Good+. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Tall.

$57.50

Old Gimlet Eye: Adventures of Smedley D. Butler

By Thomas, Lowell

Quantico, Virginia, U.S.A.: Marine Corp Assn Bookstore, 1981. 310pp. Biography of General Smedley Butler. Clean. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$124.50

Maritime Operations in the Russo-Japanese War 1904-1905 (2 Vol set)

By Corbett, Julian Stafford, Sir

Annapolis, Maryland, U.S.A.: Naval Institute Press, 1994. 567pp/469pp. Originally Issued in 1914-1915 as a confidential publication of the Intelligence Division of the Admiralty War Staff. Clean like new.. 1st Reprint Edition. Cloth. As New/No Jacket - Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$224.50

American Gladius: A Study of the M-9 Multi-Purpose Bayonet System

By Mack A. Pattarozzi

Atglen, PA: Schiffer Publishing, Ltd., 2009. 240pp/illus. Clean no marks.. 1st Edition. Illustrated Boards. Near Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.

$49.50

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