Military Science/War Studies

Britain, the Royal Air Force and Relief Flights to Biafra, 1968-1969

Author: 

Ignatus, Onianwa Oluchukwu, Ph.D.

Credentials: 

Department of History, University of Ibadan (Nigeria), Author of BRITAIN’S INJURIOUS PEACE GAMES IN THE NIGERIAN CIVIL WAR, 1967-1970 and numerous other books

In this intriguing new book, Onianwa Oluchukwu Ignatus investigates Britain’s decision to engage the Royal Air Force (RAF) in the relief operations during the Nigerian Civil War. The main area badly ravaged by the conflict being the Republic of Biafra was declared “a frontier of need.” Humanitarian concerns and mounting public pressures, both in Britain and other Western countries, prompted the relief condition in Biafra to be declared an emergency.

Market: 
Africa, African Studies, African History, International History, Colonialism, Post-Colonialism, British Studies, British History, Nigeria, Nigerian Civil War, Civil Conflict, Diplomacy, Royal Air Force
Release Date: 
May 1, 2020
ISBN: 
978-1680531015 Hardcover
Price: 
$139.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
71
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

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Washington, DC 20036
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Next Stop, Tehran: The Neoconservative Campaign For War in Iran

Author: 

Davis, Rohan, Ph.D. RMIT University in Melbourne

Credentials: 

Author of Western Imaginings: The Intellectual Contest to Define Wahhabism

As the beating drums within the United States for a war with Iran grow louder, it is important, now more than ever, to understand precisely how and why neo-conservatives have chosen to orchestrate a sustained and coordinated campaign for a U.S. attack on Iran, or short of that, support an Israeli strike against the Islamic Republic's nuclear technology facilities. This campaign is aimed at convincing U.S.

Market: 
Political Science, International Relations, Middle East Studies, Jewish Studies, Israel, U.S. Foreign Policy, Iran, Islamic Studies, War Studies, Neo-Conservatism, American Politics, Interest Groups, Nuclear Policy
Release Date: 
February 20, 2020
ISBN: 
978-1680532296 Hardcover
Price: 
$139.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
280
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

ACADEMICA PRESS
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Washington, DC 20036
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The Warsaw Pact, 1969-1985: The Pinnacle and Path to Dissolution

Author: 

Bílý, Matěj, Ph.D., Institute for the Study of Totalitarian Regimes, Prague, Czech Republic

In The Warsaw Pact, 1969-1985, young Czech scholar Matěj Bílý analyzes the internal tensions of the Soviet-led Cold War alliance as its careened toward its end. Starting with the peak of the alliance’s power under Soviet leader Leonid Brezhnev, the book follows its ossification to its increasing haplessness under Brezhnev’s successors Yuri Andropov and Konstantin Chernenko.

Market: 
Politics Science, International Relations, War Studies, Military History, European History, International Organizations, Strategic Studies, Soviet Studies, Eastern Europe, Twentieth Century Europe, Cold War, Soviet Union, Warsaw Pact, Poland, Czechoslovakia
Release Date: 
Feb. 15, 2020
ISBN: 
978-1680531947 Hardcover
Price: 
$139.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
600
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

ACADEMICA PRESS
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Washington, DC 20036
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Command Responsibility: Holding Military Leaders Accountable for their Troops (W. B. Sheridan Law Books)

Author: 

Whisker, James B., Professor Emeritus of Political Science, West Virginia University; Kevin R. Spiker, Associate Professor of Political Science, Ohio University

Command responsibility, or executive accountability, assumes that leaders are responsible for the actions of their subordinates. If subordinates misbehave, violate basic moral laws, transgress international law, or thwart international standards of behavior, their leader may be called before to justice. Standards that set the boundaries of human action have been evolving for many millennia, with some degree of precision arriving after the post-World War II international war crimes prosecutions.

Market: 
Law, International Law, Organizational Psychology, War Crimes, Human Rights, Human Rights Law, War Studies, Command
Release Date: 
April 1, 2020
ISBN: 
978-1680531336 Hardcover
Price: 
$159.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
160
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

ACADEMICA PRESS
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Washington, DC 20036
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Nazi Ideologist: The Political and Social Thought of Alfred Rosenberg

Author: 

Whisker, James B., Professor Emeritus of Political Science, West Virginia University; John R. Coe, Parkersburg WV schools, retired

This book by dynamic scholars James Whisker and John Coe examines the short life of the Nazi ideologist Alfred Rosenberg, one of the most overlooked individuals in the pantheon of leaders in the Third Reich. Born to German mercantile parents in the Baltic region of the Russian Empire, he was a student in Russia during the Bolshevik Revolution. Deeply influenced by the anti-Semitic forgery The Protocols of the Elders of Zion, a propaganda pamphlet distributed by the tsar’s secret police, he carried it to Germany, where he introduced it to Adolf Hitler.

Market: 
Political Science, European History, Media Studies, Jewish Studies, Christian Thought, the Holocaust, Psychology, Intellectual History, 20th Century Studies, Fascism, Nazi Germany, Hitler, Alfred Rosenberg, World War II, War Crimes, Racism, “Scientific” Racism, Adolf Hitler, Mysticism, Traditionalism, Houston Stewart Chamberlain
Release Date: 
March 15, 2020
ISBN: 
978-1680531176 Hardcover
Price: 
$139.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
280
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

ACADEMICA PRESS
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Washington, DC 20036
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R)evolution: Security Challenges Past and Present

Author: 

Kent, Neil, University of Cambridge; Irina du Quenoy, Georgetown University (Editors)

This collection of essays comprises a series of think-pieces about the security challenges of the present, both in the realm of cyberspace and otherwise, with a particular consideration of the promise and possible negative effects of new digital technologies. French military academy instructor Gérard de Boisboissel considers the contemporary digital transformation of his country’s military and proposes ways to ensure its maximum effectiveness.

Market: 
Political Science, International Relations, War Studies, Technology Studies, Military Policy, Middle East Studies, War Studies, Cyber Security, Terrorism, U.S. Foreign Policy, France, Israel, Internet Studies
Release Date: 
March 1, 2020
ISBN: 
978-1680531251 Hardcover
Price: 
$189.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
68
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

ACADEMICA PRESS
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Washington, DC 20036
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New Technologies and National Security Challenges

Author: 

Kent, Neil, University of Cambridge; Irina du Quenoy, Georgetown University (Editors)

The pioneering essays in this volume explore national security challenges posed by new technologies and examine some ongoing efforts to understand and mitigate their potential negative effects. The authors, drawn from among a roster of international scholars, approach these issues from different yet ultimately complementary angles. Turkish scholar Emin Daskin chronicles the efforts of the Turkish government to develop and implement a Cyber Security Strategy aimed at protecting the country from attacks by both governmental and non-governmental cyber actors.

Market: 
Political Science, International Relations, Middle East Studies, War Studies, Cyber Security, Terrorism, U.S. Foreign Policy, Turkey, Ukraine, Internet Studies
Release Date: 
March 1, 2020
ISBN: 
978-1680539981 Hardcover
Price: 
$189.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
114
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

ACADEMICA PRESS
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Washington, DC 20036
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The United States vs. Russia, 2009-2019: The Last Ten Years of an Old Geopolitical Game

Author: 

Dima, Nicholas, Ph.D., Columbia University

Credentials: 

Professor, John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Center and School of the U.S. Army, Fort Bragg (ret.)

Eurasia remains a zone of confrontation between the United States and Russia. Over the last decade, this confrontation has reached the Middle East, and, extending through Central Asia to China and points further afield, it has acquires global dimensions.

Market: 
Political Science, Global Politics, International Relations, Diplomacy, Cold War, American Studies, Russian Studies, US-Russia Relations, Middle East, Great Power Politics
Release Date: 
December 15, 2019
ISBN: 
978-1680532241 Hardcover
Price: 
$139.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
180
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

ACADEMICA PRESS
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Washington, DC 20036
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Neither Thugs nor Terrorists: Black-Palestinian Solidarity Movements in the United States

Author: 

Serhan, Randa, Ph.D., Assistant Professor of Sociology, American University

Soon after a series of protests in Ferguson, Missouri, African-American protestors there and Palestinian protestors in the West Bank began to include the slogan “From Ferguson to Palestine, Occupation is a Crime” in their public statements. In Neither Thugs nor Terrorists, Randa Serhan uses cutting edge first-hand research to explore how these two distant communities found common cause in protesting the militarization of the forces that policed and criminalized them.

Market: 
American Studies, Middle Eastern Studies, Identity Politics, Activism, African-American Studies, Mass Movements, Protest Movements, Palestine, Palestinian Studies, Malcom X, Civil Rights, Criminal Justice, Surveillance, Police Operations, Missouri
Release Date: 
December 15, 2019
ISBN: 
978-1680530896 Hardcover
Price: 
$139.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
194
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

ACADEMICA PRESS
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Washington, DC 20036
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Letters of a Russian Dissident: Ivan Pouschine’s Siberian Exile Correspondence

Author: 

Pouschine, Anna, Princeton University

The Russian nobleman Ivan Ivanovich Pouschine is most recognized for two achievements: his leadership role in the 1825 Decembrist uprising agains Russia’s tsarist government and his set of poignant memoirs about his dear friend Alexander Pushkin. Pouschine’s historical and cultural significance, although often subtle, extends much further, however.

Market: 
History, Russia, Russian History, Russian Intellectual History, Revolution, Revolutionary Studies, Decembrists, Nicholas I, Eurasian Studies, Letters, Correspondence, Intelligentsia, Siberia, Genealogy
Release Date: 
September 15, 2019
ISBN: 
978-1680531817 Hardcover
Price: 
$99.95
Trim Size: 
6x9
Pages: 
157
Illustrations: 
None
Yes
Publisher: 

ACADEMICA PRESS
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Washington, DC 20036
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