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Amiens 1918

From Disaster to Victory

by Gregory Blaxland

<p>Gregory Blaxland has written a superb account of 1918, the final year of the war when the balance of advantage between the combatants changed so dramatically in a matter of weeks that summer.</p> <p>As the realities of the changing nature of

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An Expressive Theory of Punishment

by William Wringe

<p>This book argues that punishment's function is to communicate a message about an offenders' wrongdoing to society at large. It discusses both 'paradigmatic' cases of punishment, where a state punishes its own citizens, and non-paradigmatic ...

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An Expressive Theory of Punishment

by Dr Bill Wringe

<p >In <span style="font-style:italic;" >An Expressive Theory of Punishment</span>, Wringe argues for a 'denunciatory' theory of punishment on which the function of punishment is to communicate a message about an offender's wrongdoing to society

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An Introduction to Transnational Criminal Law

by Neil Boister

<p>National borders are permeable to all types of illicit action and contraband goods, whether it is trafficking humans, body parts, digital information, drugs, weapons, or money. Whilst criminals exist in a borderless world where territorial ...

ISBN: 9780192515735

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An Invincible Beast

Understanding the Hellenistic Pike Phalanx in Action

by Christopher Mattew

<p>The Hellenistic pike-phalanx was a true military innovation, transforming the face of warfare in the ancient world. For nearly 200 years, from the rise of the Macedonians as a military power in the mid-fourth century BC, to their defeat at ...

ISBN: 9781473881341

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An Ontology for Unconventional Conflict

by Dean S. Hartley III

<p>This book describes the ontology structure, types of actors, their potential actions, and ways that actions can affect the things that are part of the conflict. An ontology of unconventional conflict supports the understanding of ...

ISBN: 9783319753379

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Analysing Corruption

by Professor Dan Hough

<p>Corruption analysis has become a rigorous discipline with a broad consensus on what corruption is and a range of indicative case study analyses. This textbook introduces students to the field of corruption analysis and the challenges facing ...

ISBN: 9781788210232

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Ancient Warfare: A Very Short Introduction

by Harry Sidebottom

<p>Greek and Roman warfare differed from other cultures and was unlike any other forms of warfare before and after. The key difference is often held to be that the Greeks and Romans practised a 'Western Way of War', where the aim is an open, ...

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Angola: Promises and Lies

Promises and Lies

by Karl Maier

<p>Angola's civil war was the longest in Africa. Once the battleground for a proxy war between the Cold War superpowers, the country was supposed to become a model for a smooth transition from armed conflict to democracy. The government, earlier

ISBN: 9781909150126

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Anthems and the Making of Nation States

Identity and Nationalism in the Balkans

by Aleksandar Pavkovic & Christopher Kelen

<p>Anthems are symbolic means through which nations present themselves to the world. Accordingly, creating seven new nation states out of the bones of Yugoslavia required new anthems. Why did these new states opt for century-old national songs ...

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Anti-Corruption Strategies in Fragile States

Theory and Practice in Aid Agencies

by Jesper Johnsøn

Aid agencies increasingly consider anti-corruption activities important for economic development and poverty reduction in developing countries. In the first major comparative study of work by the World Bank, the European Commission and the UNDP ...

ISBN: 9781784719715

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Anticorruption in History

From Antiquity to the Modern Era

by Ronald Kroeze, André Vitória & Guy Geltner

<p>Anticorruption in History is a timely and urgent book: corruption is widely seen today as a major problem we face as a global society, undermining trust in government and financial institutions, economic efficiency, the principle of equality ...

ISBN: 9780192538048

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Apache Over Libya

by Will Laidlaw

<SPAN STYLE= "" >In May 2011 after a Mediterranean exercise to prove the Apache’s ability to work ship-borne, HMS Ocean and her embarked Apache attack helicopters from 656 Squadron, Army Air Corps were about to head home. But the civil war in ...

ISBN: 9781473867642

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Apache Warrior vs US Cavalryman

1846–86

by Sean McLachlan

<p>From the 1840s onward, United States military forces clashed with the Apache, a group of Native American peoples associated with the southwestern part of North America. US territorial expansion and conflict – first with Mexico and then during

ISBN: 9781472812483

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Archie Bowman

Foot Soldier, German POW and League of Nations Man

by Hamish Ross

<p>In 1915, Archie Bowman, a philosophy professor at Princeton, was granted leave of absence to join the British army. He served in the HLI and was captured at the Battle of the Lys.</p> <p>Prison camp, though, turned out not to be the living ...

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Arctic Bf 109 and Bf 110 Aces

by John Weal & Mr Mark Postlethwaite

<p>Once Nazi Germany had conquered Norway in 1940, just a handful of Gruppen flying the Bf 109 and Bf 110 fighters were able to shatter all opposition and dominate the air in the Arctic Circle. Yet as the dual threats of the RAF and the Red Air ...

ISBN: 9781782008002

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Ardennes 1944

by Antony Beevor

From the bestselling author of <i>Stalingrad</i>, <i>Berlin</i> and <i>D-Day</i>, Antony Beevor's <i>Ardennes 1944- Hitler's Last Gamble </i>tells the story of the German's ill-fated final stand.<BR><b><BR></b>On 16 December, 1944, Hitler ...

ISBN: 9780241975152

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Armageddon

The Battle for Germany 1944-45

by Max Hastings

One of the greatest military feats during the Second World War was the transformation of the German force's activities in the weeks following the battles in Holland and the German border, where the Allies had finally inflicted the greatest ...

ISBN: 9781447288749

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Armed Political Organizations

From Conflict to Integration

by Benedetta Berti

<p>Many armed-political movements such as Hezbollah, Hamas, and the Irish Republican Army (IRA) have their roots in insurrection and rebellion. In <em>Armed Political Organizations</em>, Benedetta Berti seeks to understand when and why violent ...

ISBN: 9781421409757

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Armies of Sand

The Past, Present, and Future of Arab Military Effectiveness

by Kenneth M. Pollack

<p>Since the Second World War, Arab armed forces have consistently punched below their weight. They have lost many wars that by all rights they should have won, and in their best performances only ever achieved quite modest accomplishments. Over

ISBN: 9780190906986

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