Sidney Reilly Master Spy
ISBN: HB: 9780300248265, Yale University Press, January 2023
208 pp., 21x14.6 cm, 1 black&white illus.
A revealing biography of Sidney Reilly, the early twentieth-century virtuoso of espionage. Sidney Reilly (c. 1873-1925) is one of the most colorful and best-known spies of the twentieth century. Emerging from humble beginnings in southern Russia, Re...
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Economic Consequences of U.S. Mobilization for the Second World War
ISBN: HB: 9780300251029, Yale University Press, November 2022
472 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 25 black&white illus.
A reminder that war is not always, or even generally, good for long-term growth. Many believe that despite its destructive character, war ultimately boosts long-term economic growth. For the United States this view is often supported by appeal to th...
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Twilight Struggle What the Cold War Teaches Us about Great-Power Rivalry Today
ISBN: PB: 9780300268058, Yale University Press, November 2022
328 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm
A leading historian's guide to great-power competition, as told through America's successes and failures in the Cold War. America is entering an era of long-term great power competition with China and Russia. In this innovative and illuminating book...
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Conquer We Must A Military History of Britain, 1914-1945
ISBN: HB: 9780300233407, Yale University Press, October 2022
448 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 24 black&white illus., 12 maps
A major new account of Britain's military strategy between 1914-1945, including the two world wars and everything between. The First and Second World Wars were separated by a mere two decades, making the period 1914-1945 an unprecedentedly intense a...
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Jerusalem Falls Seven Centuries of War and Peace
ISBN: HB: 9780300255140, Yale University Press, October 2022
384 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 24 black&white illus., 7 maps
The first full account of the medieval struggle for Jerusalem, from the seventh to the thirteenth century. The history of Jerusalem is one of conflict, faith, and empire. Few cities have been attacked as often and as savagely. This was no less true...
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Short History of War
ISBN: PB: 9780300267075, ISBN: HB: 9780300256512, Yale University Press, October 2022
272 pp., 19.6x12.7 cm
Throughout history, warfare has transformed social, political, cultural, and religious aspects of our lives. We tell tales of wars – past, present, and future – to create and reinforce a common purpose. In this engaging overview, Jeremy Black exami...
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Wandering Army The Campaigns that Transformed the British Way of War
ISBN: HB: 9780300217162, Yale University Press, October 2022
384 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 32 colour illus.
A compelling history of the British Army in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries – showing how the military gathered knowledge from campaigns across the globe. At the outbreak of the War of Austrian Succession in 1742, the British Army's military...
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Competitive Arms Control Nixon, Kissinger, and SALT, 1969-1972
ISBN: HB: 9780300247558, Yale University Press, September 2022
328 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The essential history of the Strategic Arms Limitation Talks (SALT) during the Nixon Administration. How did Richard Nixon, a president so determined to compete for strategic nuclear advantage over the Soviet Union, become one of the most successful...
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Stalin as Warlord
ISBN: HB: 9780300264616, Yale University Press, September 2022
376 pp., 23.4x15.2 cm, 15 black&white illus.
An authoritative account of Stalin as a wartime leader – showing how his paradoxical policies of mass mobilization and repression affected all aspects of Soviet society. The Second World War was the defining moment in the history of the Soviet Union...
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Ukrainians Unexpected Nation (Fifth Edition)
ISBN: PB: 9780300269406, Yale University Press, September 2022
464 pp., 23.4x15.5 cm, 77 black&white illus., 6 maps
As in many postcommunist states, politics in Ukraine revolves around the issue of national identity. Ukrainian nationalists see themselves as one of the world's oldest and most civilized peoples, as "older brothers" to the younger Russian culture.Yet...
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