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Defence strategy, planning & research books

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Dragon on Our Doorstep Managing China Through Military Power by Dragon on Our Doorstep Managing China Through Military Power


Format: Hardback - Released: 31/07/2017

The Fear of Invasion Strategy, Politics, and British War Planning, 1880-1914 by David G. (Lecturer in Defence Studies, King's College London) Morgan-Owen The Fear of Invasion Strategy, Politics, and British War Planning, 1880-1914
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In this new study of the lead-up to the Great War, David G. Morgan-Owen deals with an aspect of the war seldom discussed for the simple reason that it never actually came to pass: a German invasion of the United...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/07/2017

Strategic Adjustment and the Rise of China Power and Politics in East Asia by Robert S. Ross Strategic Adjustment and the Rise of China Power and Politics in East Asia


Format: Hardback - Released: 20/06/2017

Strategic Adjustment and the Rise of China Power and Politics in East Asia by Robert S. Ross Strategic Adjustment and the Rise of China Power and Politics in East Asia


Format: Paperback - Released: 20/06/2017

Extremism, Radicalization and Security An Identity Theory Approach by Julian Richards Extremism, Radicalization and Security An Identity Theory Approach

This book provides a detailed application of identity theory to contemporary questions of extremism, radicalization and security. The analysis considers how identity forms a central aspect of notions of extremism and security in Western societies, as articulated both by political...
Format: Hardback - Released: 17/06/2017

Human Collaboration in Homeland Security by Robert Irving Desourdis, Kuan Hengameh Collins Human Collaboration in Homeland Security
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Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

China's Power and Asian Security by Mingjiang Li China's Power and Asian Security

One of the most significant factors for contemporary international relations is the growth of China's economic, military, and political power. Indeed, few analysts would dispute the observation that China's power has strongly influenced the structure of the international system, major-power...
Format: Paperback - Released: 25/05/2017

New Context of Vietnam's National Security Challenges by Nguyen Manh Hung New Context of Vietnam's National Security Challenges

Vietnam's concept of national security is based on the survival of the ruling regime that acts in the name of the country . This is unlike in many countries where national security relates merely to the survival of the state....
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/04/2017

Coming Soon

The Jihadist Threat The Re-Conquest of the West? by Paul Moorcraft The Jihadist Threat The Re-Conquest of the West?

Updated and affordable edition of this topical and well-reviewed work, shortlisted for The British Army Military Book of the Year, 2016
Format: Paperback - Released: 30/10/2017

Handbook of Indian Defence Policy Themes, Structures and Doctrines by Harsh V. (Professor, King's College London, UK.) Pant Handbook of Indian Defence Policy Themes, Structures and Doctrines
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India has the world's fourth largest military and one of the biggest defence budgets. It asserts its political and military profile in South Asia and the Indian Ocean region. The nation has been in the midst of an ambitious plan...
Format: Paperback - Released: 07/11/2017

German Military Geology and Fortification of the British Channel Islands during World War II by Edward P. F. Rose German Military Geology and Fortification of the British Channel Islands during World War II

How German armed forces made effective use of military geologists to assist their fortification of the Channel Islands after their capture from the British in 1940 - a unique case history, of German geologist expertise applied to British terrain, intended...
Format: Hardback - Released: 11/12/2017

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2017 / 2018 ASVAB For Dummies by Rod Powers, Angie Papple Johnston 2017 / 2018 ASVAB For Dummies
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The bestselling enlistment test-prep newly expanded and improved! Wanna join the military? Your first step is to take the ASVAB the Armed Services Vocational Aptitude Battery.
Format: Paperback - Released: 31/03/2017

The Impact of the First World War on U.S. Policymakers American Strategic and Foreign Policy Formulation, 1938-1942 by Michael G. Carew The Impact of the First World War on U.S. Policymakers American Strategic and Foreign Policy Formulation, 1938-1942

This study recounts the formulation of American foreign and defense policies through an examination of the background of the policymakers, with specific emphasis on the World War I experience.
Format: Paperback - Released: 28/03/2017

Maritime Security and Indonesia Cooperation, Interests and Strategies by Senia Febrica Maritime Security and Indonesia Cooperation, Interests and Strategies

Indonesia is the largest archipelago state in the world comprising 17,480 islands, with a maritime territory measuring close to 6 million square kilometres. It is located between the two key shipping routes of the Pacific and Indian Ocean. Indonesia's cooperation...
Format: Hardback - Released: 13/03/2017

Japan's Postwar Military and Civil Society Contesting a Better Life by Tomoyuki Sasaki Japan's Postwar Military and Civil Society Contesting a Better Life

Japan's so-called 'peace constitution' renounces war as a sovereign right of the nation, and bans the nation from possessing any war potential. Yet Japan also maintains a large, world-class military organization, namely the Self-Defence Forces (SDF). In this book, Tomoyuki...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/02/2017

The New US Security Agenda Trends and Emerging Threats by Jonathan D. Rosen The New US Security Agenda Trends and Emerging Threats

War, nuclear weapons, and terrorism are all major threats to US security, but a new set of emerging threats are challenging the current threat response apparatus and our ability to come up with creative and effective solutions. This book considers...
Format: Hardback - Released: 20/02/2017

Culture and National Security in the Americas by Eduardo A. Gamarra Culture and National Security in the Americas

Culture and National Security in the Americas examines the most influential historical, geographic, cultural, political, economic, and military considerations shaping national security policies throughout the Americas.
Format: Hardback - Released: 31/01/2017

Australia's Defence Strategy Evaluating Alternatives for a Contested Asia by Adam Lockyer Australia's Defence Strategy Evaluating Alternatives for a Contested Asia

The Asian Century is challenging many of the assumptions at the heart of Australian defence policy and strategy. Defence scholars have collectively produced a smorgasbord of alternatives for policy-makers. How should we evaluate these options? Adam Lockyer tackles this question...
Format: Hardback - Released: 30/01/2017

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