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Unredeemed Land: An Environmental History of Civil War and Emancipation in the Cotton South

£16.99

Erin Stewart Mauldin

9780197563441
Paperback
February 2022

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Diplomatic History: A Very Short Introduction

Second Edition

£8.99

Joseph M. Siracusa

9780192893918
Paperback
July 2021

Very Short Introductions

Diplomatic history is the critical study of the management of relations between nation-states. Based on significant historical case studies - the American Revolution, the origins of the Great War and its aftermath, Versailles, the Iraq War, and diplomacy in the age of globalization - this book locates the universal role of diplomatic negotiation.

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War and Religion: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Jolyon Mitchell, Joshua Rey

9780198803218
Paperback
March 2021

Very Short Introductions

This book provides an overview of the history of religion and war, and a framework for analysing it. Ranging from ancient history to modern day conflicts, and touching on both religiously incited violence and pacifism, it offers a nuanced view on these issues that have had such weight in the past, and which continue to shape our present and future.

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Vietnam at War

£16.99

Mark Philip Bradley

9780192895783
Paperback
December 2020

One of the first books to look at how the Vietnamese themselves experienced the wars for Vietnam, including both the French and the American wars. Combining political, social, and cultural history, Bradley examines how the war was seen both by top policy makers and also everyday soldiers and civilians in both North and South Vietnam.

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Nuclear Weapons: A Very Short Introduction

Third Edition

£8.99

Joseph M. Siracusa

9780198860532
Paperback
September 2020

Very Short Introductions

Nuclear Weapons are the most deadly weapon ever invented. This Very Short Introduction discusses the history and politics of nuclear weapons since their development in the 1940s. It describes the successes and failures of treaties that have aimed for their control and reduction, and their impact on international relations today.

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Armies of Deliverance: A New History of the Civil War

College Edition

£16.99

Elizabeth R. Varon

9780199335398
Paperback
April 2020

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Aerial Warfare: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Frank Ledwidge

9780198804314
Paperback
March 2020

Very Short Introductions

Aerial warfare has dominated western war-making for over 100 years, and despite regular announcements of its demise, it shows no sign of becoming obsolete. Frank Ledwidge offers a sweeping global history of air warfare, introducing the major battles, crises, and controversies where air power has taken centre stage.

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Concentration Camps: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Dan Stone

9780198723387
Paperback
March 2019

Very Short Introductions

Nazi concentration camps are by no means the only examples of these 'extreme institutions'; Dan Stone sets out the fuller story, from the Boer War to Bosnia. He shows how different regimes have used concentration camps at times of crisis to control populations that appeared threatening, and examines their role in consciousness and identity.

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Concentration Camps: A Short History

£12.99

Dan Stone

9780198790709
Hardback
March 2017

Dan Stone presents a global history of concentration camps, and considers the importance of these institutions to modern consciousness and identity. Tracing camps from their origins in in early-twentieth century colonial warfare, he discusses their evolution throughout the last century, and the complex questions their use raises.

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World War II: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Gerhard L. Weinberg

9780199688777
Paperback
November 2014

Very Short Introductions

In this Very Short Introduction, the eminent scholar Gerhard L. Weinberg explores one of the most important events in history. Examining the origins, course, and impact of the World War II — through both the soldiers and the ordinary citizens who lived through it — he considers the long-lasting impact it continues to have around the world.

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The Napoleonic Wars: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Mike Rapport

9780199590964
Paperback
January 2013

Very Short Introductions

The Napoleonic Wars left their mark on European and world societies in a variety of ways, not least from the radical social and political change they evoked in many countries. Examining the social, political, and institutional aspects of warfare in the Napoleonic era, Mike Rapport considers their significance and the legacy they leave today.

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Terrorism: How to Respond

£14.99

Richard English

9780199590032
Paperback
July 2010

Drawing on a wide range of case studies, Richard English argues that we have as yet failed to understand terrorism properly, and that this is at the root of our disastrous failure to respond effectively to terrorism in the post-9/11 crisis.

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The History of the Rebellion: A new selection

£12.99

Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon, Paul Seaward, Paul Seaward

9780199228171
Paperback
February 2009

Oxford World's Classics

Clarendon's History chonicles the English Civil War from the perspective of someone intimately involved in the events he describes. This classic work is admired for its literary quality as well as its historical value; this new selection also contains passages from The Life, Clarendon's autobiography, to produce a vivid narrative history.

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On War

£9.99

Carl von Clausewitz, Beatrice Heuser, Michael Howard, Peter Paret

9780199540020
Paperback
April 2008

Oxford World's Classics

This abridged edition of On War by Beatrice Heuser, using the acclaimed translation by Michael Howard and Peter Paret, selects the central books in which Clausewitz's views on the nature and theory of war are developed.

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The First World War: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Michael Howard

9780199205592
Paperback
January 2007

Very Short Introductions

By the time the First World War ended in 1918, eight million people had died in what had been perhaps the most apocalyptic episode the world had known. This Very Short Introduction provides a concise and insightful history of 'the Great War', focusing on why it happened, how it was fought, and why it had the consequences it did.

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Ancient Warfare: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Harry Sidebottom

9780192804709
Paperback
November 2004

Very Short Introductions

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Clausewitz: A Very Short Introduction

£8.99

Michael Howard

9780192802576
Paperback
February 2002

Very Short Introductions

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