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Researching World War I

Author : Robin D. S. Higham
ISBN : 031328850X
Genre : History
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Discusses secondary historical literature dealing with World War I, with essays organized by country or region and chapters dealing with topics such as the war at sea, air war, the mobilization of industry, and new military technology.
Category: History

A Guide To British Military History

Author : Ian F W Beckett
ISBN : 9781473856653
Genre : History
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What exactly is military history? Forty years ago it meant battles, campaigns, great commanders, drums and trumpets. It was largely the preserve of military professionals and was used to support national history and nationalism. Now, though, the study of war has been transformed by the ‘war and society’ approach, by the examination of identity, memory and gender, and a less Euro-centric and more global perspective. Generally it is recognised that war and conflict must be integrated into the wider narrative of historical development, and this is why Ian Beckett’s research guide is such a useful tool for anyone working in this growing field. It introduces students to all the key debates, issues and resources. While European and global perspectives are not neglected, there is an emphasis on the British experience of war since 1500. This survey of British military history will be essential reading and reference for anyone who has a professional or amateur interest in the subject, and it will be a valuable introduction for newcomers to it.
Category: History

Finding Your Father S War

Author : Jonathan Gawne
ISBN : 1612001998
Genre : History
File Size : 35.90 MB
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Originally published in 2006 and selling through three printings, this invaluable guide has been revised and updated for a new edition. In this work, leading military historian and researcher, Jonathan Gawne, explains and shares the techniques he uses to research archives, libraries, veteran associations, and myriad other sources of information to track down wartime careers.
Category: History

Routledge Handbook Of Research Methods In Military Studies

Author : Joseph Soeters
ISBN : 9781136203312
Genre : History
File Size : 89.55 MB
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This volume offers an overview of the methodologies of research in the field of military studies. As an institution relying on individuals and resources provided by society, the military has been studied by scholars from a wide range of disciplines: political science, sociology, history, psychology, anthropology, economics and administrative studies. The methodological approaches in these disciplines vary from computational modelling of conflicts and surveys of military performance, to the qualitative study of military stories from the battlefield and veterans experiences. Rapidly developing technological facilities (more powerful hardware, more sophisticated software, digitalization of documents and pictures) render the methodologies in use more dynamic than ever. The Routledge Handbook of Research Methods in Military Studies offers a comprehensive and dynamic overview of these developments as they emerge in the many approaches to military studies. The chapters in this Handbook are divided over four parts: starting research, qualitative methods, quantitative methods, and finalizing a study, and every chapter starts with the description of a well-published study illustrating the methodological issues that will be dealt with in that particular chapter. Hence, this Handbook not only provides methodological know-how, but also offers a useful overview of military studies from a variety of research perspectives. This Handbook will be of much interest to students of military studies, security and war studies, civil-military relations, military sociology, political science and research methods in general.
Category: History

Handbook Of Research On Transitional Justice And Peace Building In Turbulent Regions

Author : Cante, Fredy
ISBN : 9781466696761
Genre : Political Science
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In the era of globalization, awareness surrounding issues of violence and human rights violations has reached an all-time high. In a world where billions of human beings have the potential to create endless destruction, these same individuals are capable of working cooperatively to create adequate solutions to current global problems. The Handbook of Research on Transitional Justice and Peace Building in Turbulent Regions focuses on current issues facing nations and regions where poverty and conflict are endangering the lives of citizens as well as the socio-economic viability of those regions. Highlighting crucial topics and offering potential solutions to problems relating to domestic and international conflict, societal safety and security, as well as political instability, this comprehensive publication is designed to meet the research needs of economists, social theorists, politicians, policy makers, human rights activists, researchers, and graduate-level students across disciplines.
Category: Political Science

Neville Howse

Author : Michael Bernard Tyquin
ISBN : IND:30000064986866
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Neville Reginald Howse was the first soldier to be awarded the Victoria Cross while serving in an Australian unit. A doctor in the Boer War and World War I, he was famous for his willingness to risk his own life to save others. He was also a gifted administrator who oversaw the complete overhaul of Australia's medical services in the 1920s. Later that decade he was elected to federal Parliament where he eventually served in a number of key Cabinet posts. An influential legislator and fierce nationalist, he remains little known today. This biography is the first on this important figure in Australian history.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

The Dardanelles Campaign 1915

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ISBN : 0313293872
Genre : History
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Provides a guide to the literature on the Dardanelles Campaign, including the Gallipoli invasion.
Category: History

The Politics Of Diplomacy

Author : David Dutton
ISBN : 1860641121
Genre : History
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Drawing on previously unopened archive material, this book examines the Salonika Campaign, an Anglo-French operation in WW1. The campaign had little effect on the outcome of the war, but highlighted serious differences between Britain and France.
Category: History

The Great War With Germany 1890 1914

Author : Ignatius Frederick Clarke
ISBN : 0853236429
Genre : Literary Criticism
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In the second of a series of anthologies on future war stories, the leading specialist in the field presents a selection of prophetic tales about the conflict-to-come between the British and the Germans, tales which had immense influence in the quarter-century before the First World War. An extensive range of contemporary illustrations is included.
Category: Literary Criticism

The Paladin

Author : Peter S. Sadler
ISBN : UOM:39015049646410
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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Sir John Gellibrand was one of Australia's most celebrated soldiers of the Great War. Sadler traces his career from Sandhurst, and the Boer War, to Tasmania and later Gallipoli, using his diaries to examine the soldier-scholar's interests.
Category: Biography & Autobiography