The fusion of basic ideas in mathematics, biology, and chemistry with ongoing improvements in hardware and computation offers the promise of much more sophisticated and accurate sensing capabilities than currently exist. Coupled with the dramatic rise read more
A concise, reliable, readable and up-to-date account for students of the origins of the First World War.The study of the First World War is key to all courses in Modern European History. Written to be a clear, concise introduction, without being s read more
This best-selling text has now been updated to include previously unseen source material - it is an ideal companion for any student studying the Vietnam War.
Concise yet thorough - an accessible and stimulating introduction to the Vietnam read more
Evan Jones has contributed to On Thermonuclear War as a content introducer.Evan Jones edited New Canadian Poetry, Introductions: Poets Present Poets and most recently, Opening the Island, Anne Compton's debut collection of poetry. His work has a read more
The nineteenth century saw several major innovations in naval warfare. Reliable steam engines made it so that ships no longer depended on the wind and could maneuver more freely. At the same time, new explosive shells were developed, replacing cannonba read more
It's 1814 and Charlotte lives just outside the city of Boston. She always has something to look forward to—tending Mama's garden, visiting Papa's blacksmith shop, and embarking on her very own Scottish adventure!read more
The clash of civilizations will be won . . . by the highest bidder.
Newly inaugurated president Joseph Gardner has followed through on his pledge to pull American forces out of Iraq. But the region has quickly re-emerged as a hot zone, as Ku read more
During Operation Desert Storm, Captain Keith Rosenkranz piloted his F-16 "Viper" in 30 combat missions. Here he recounts these experiences in searing, "you-are-there" detail, giving readers one of the most riveting depictions ever written of man and ma read more
About the Book:The Eastern Front 1914-1917
The battles fought on the Eastern Front were decisive to the course of the First World War. As well as reconstructing these events, Norman Stone explores the factors that influenced their outc read more
About the Book: The Pity of War
More than any other event, the First World War made the twentieth century. In this boldly conceived book, aimed to appeal not only to students but also to the general reader, Niall Ferguson explodes man read more
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