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Military Evidentiary Foundations

Military Evidentiary Foundations

Learn how to address and overcome evidentiary problems in military courts-martial proceedings. Military Evidentiary Foundations brings military evidence law to life, showing you how to frame foundational questions to gain admission or exclusion of evidence. The book includes specific lines of questioning, demonstrating courtroom-proven trial techniques applying military evidence law.

Protestantism and Patriotism: Ideologies and the Making of English Foreign Policy, 1650-1668 (Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History)

Protestantism and Patriotism: Ideologies and the Making of English Foreign Policy, 1650-1668 (Cambridge Studies in Early Modern British History)

Protestantism and Patriotism is a detailed study of the first two Anglo-Dutch Wars (1652-1654 and 1665-1667) and the ideological contexts in which they were fought. It differs from other treatments of English foreign policy in this period by emphasizing that diplomacy, trade and warfare cannot be studied in isolation from domestic culture. It also insists, unlike most studies of domestic politics in the period, that England's place in Europe and the wider world was central to political and cultural developments in this revolutionary age.

The European Jews, Patriotism and the Liberal State 1789-1939: A Study of Literature and Social Psychology (Routledge Jewish Studies Series)

The European Jews, Patriotism and the Liberal State 1789-1939: A Study of Literature and Social Psychology (Routledge Jewish Studies Series)

The fragility of the liberal democratic state after 1789 is illustrated in the history of the European Jews from the French Revolution to the Holocaust. Emancipation and hope of emancipation amongst the European Jewish population created a plethora of Jewish identities and forms of patriotism. This book takes the original approach of studying European Jewish patriotism as a whole, with particular attention given to creative literature. Despite their growing awareness of racial, genocidal hatred, most European Jews between 1789 and 1939 tended to be patriotic toward the countries of their citizenship, an attitude reflected in the literature of the time. Yet, the common assumption among emancipated Jews that anti-Semitism would fade in a world governed by reason proved false. For millions of European Jews, the infinite possibilities they associated with emancipation came to nothing. The Jewish experience exposed many of the weaknesses and failings of the liberal multicultural state, and demonstrated that its survival cannot be taken for granted but is dependent on vigilance and struggle. By focusing on Jewish patriotism from 1789-1939, this book explores the nature of the liberal state, how it can fail, and the conditions needed for its survival.

Britain's Secret War against Japan, 1937-1945 (Studies in Intelligence)

Britain's Secret War against Japan, 1937-1945 (Studies in Intelligence)

A new look at how Britain’s defence establishment learned to engage Japan’s armed forces as the Pacific War progressed.  Douglas Ford reveals that, prior to Japan’s invasion of Southeast Asia in December 1941, the British held a contemptuous view of Japanese military prowess. He shows that the situation was not helped by the high level of secrecy which surrounded Japan’s war planning, as well as the absence of prior engagements with the Imperial Japanese Navy and Army. The fall of ‘Fortress Singapore’ in February 1942 dispelled the notion that the Japanese were incapable of challenging the West. British military officials acknowledged how their forces in the Far East were inadequate, and made a concerted effort to improve their strength and efficiency. However, because Britain’s forces were tied down in their operations in Europe, North Africa and the Mediterranean, they had to fight the Japanese with limited resources. Drawing upon the lessons obtained through Allied experiences in the Pacific theatres as well as their own encounters in Southeast Asia, the British used the available intelligence on the strategy, tactics and morale of Japan’s armed forces to make the best use of what they had, and by the closing stages of the war in 1944 to 1945, they were able to devise a war plan which paved the way for the successful war effort. This book will be of great interest to all students of the Second World War, intelligence studies, British military history and strategic studies in general.

The 124th New York State Volunteers in the Civil War: A History and Roster

The 124th New York State Volunteers in the Civil War: A History and Roster

The 124th New York State Volunteers was one of the great fighting regiments of the Civil War. In this thorough history, the author has used letters, diary entries, and remembrances, many of them previously unpublished, to present a view of the war as the men in the ranks saw it. At Chancellorsville, Gettysburg, the Wilderness, Spotsylvania Court House, Petersburg, and many more battles, the "Orange Blossoms" earned a reputation for sacrifice and bravery, eloquently put into words by Private Henry Howell. As he lay wounded, he described the charge that broke the Confederate line at Spotsylvania--"everyone was borne irresistibly forward. There was no such thing as fail." The book includes a roster of all who served in the regiment and numerous photos of individuals.

How to Design, Build, and Sell Your Own Small Arms (Home Workshop Guns for Defense & Resistance)

How to Design, Build, and Sell Your Own Small Arms (Home Workshop Guns for Defense & Resistance)

Master gun maker Bill Holmes shares what will and won't work in designing and building rifles and shotguns from raw materials. Includes the fine points of creating everything from actions to sights, as well as tips on tools, materials, assembly, finishing and more. For academic study only.

The Division Bell

The Division Bell

Warning - Contains Adult Themes Bogdan Is A Simple Man Whose Essence Is Enveloped Within The Love Of His Family. A Simple But Happy Man Whose Life Is Shattered And Forever Changed In One Horrifying Night Of Murder And Brutality He Will Carry With Him For The Rest Of His Days. Age Old Scars Of Indifference And Hatred Are Opened Yet Again With The Violent Act Of Nazi Occupation Of Yugoslavia. These Deep Divisions Will Find Bogdan Plunged Into A Life Of Never Ending Bitterness And A Deep Rooted Desire To Seek Out Revenge And Retribution Against The Neighbours Who Have Soaked The Mountain Landscapes With Blood And Loathing. Family Man To Fighting Man, Bogdan Will Now Take The Fight To The Very Epicentre Of Man's Inhumanity To His Fellow Man. A New Band Of Brothers Set Out To Embark On A Journey Which Will Inevitably Lead Them To A Horrifying Crossroad Of Despair And Never Ending Sacrifice. For King And Fatherland, Freedom Or Death Will Herald A Dawn Of No Return Of What They Always Loved And Lost.

The Second World War Asia and the Pacific Atlas (West Point Millitary History Series)

The Second World War Asia and the Pacific Atlas (West Point Millitary History Series)

Beginning with a look at the readiness of the Imperial Japanese Army and Navy and the United States armed forces, this book gives a detailed account of the Allies’ brutal five-year struggle with Japan. It examines the interrelationship of land, sea, and air forces as they battled over the vast reaches of the Pacific Theater of War.

The Nature and Nurture of Love: From Imprinting to Attachment in Cold War America

The Nature and Nurture of Love: From Imprinting to Attachment in Cold War America

The notion that maternal care and love will determine a child’s emotional well-being and future personality has become ubiquitous. In countless stories and movies we find that the problems of the protagonists—anything from the fear of romantic commitment to serial killing—stem from their troubled relationships with their mothers during childhood. How did we come to hold these views about the determinant power of mother love over an individual’s emotional development? And what does this vision of mother love entail for children and mothers?             In The Nature and Nurture of Love, Marga Vicedo examines scientific views about children’s emotional needs and mother love from World War II until the 1970s, paying particular attention to John Bowlby’s ethological theory of attachment behavior. Vicedo tracks the development of Bowlby’s work as well as the interdisciplinary research that he used to support his theory, including Konrad Lorenz’s studies of imprinting in geese, Harry Harlow’s experiments with monkeys, and Mary Ainsworth’s observations of children and mothers in Uganda and the United States. Vicedo’s historical analysis reveals that important psychoanalysts and animal researchers opposed the project of turning emotions into biological instincts. Despite those substantial criticisms, she argues that attachment theory was paramount in turning mother love into a biological need. This shift introduced a new justification for the prescriptive role of biology in human affairs and had profound—and negative—consequences for mothers and for the valuation of mother love.

Cry Korea: The Korean War: A Reporter's Notebook

Cry Korea: The Korean War: A Reporter's Notebook

The slayer needs merely touch a button, and death is on the wing, blindly blotting out the remote, the unknown people.Reporting the Korean War was not easy, as General Douglas MacArthur was quick to expel those who wrote things he didn't wish to see in print. In Cry Korea, Reginald Thompson tried to set the record straight.Though no newcomer to war, Thompson was sickened by the carnage caused by America's military might. Cry Korea is not only a powerful piece of reportage, but a cry for us all to examine the all-too-resonant issues of modern conflict and intervention.A percentage of the proceeds from Cry Korea go to the charity KhandelLight.

The Law of Armed Conflict: International Humanitarian Law in War

The Law of Armed Conflict: International Humanitarian Law in War

The Law of Armed Conflict: International Humanitarian Law introduces law students and undergraduates to the law of war in an age of terrorism. What law of armed conflict/international humanitarian law applies to particular armed conflicts? Does that law apply to terrorists as well? What is the status of participants in an armed conflict? What constitutes a war crime? What is a lawful target and how are targeting decisions made? What are rules of engagement? What weapons are lawful and unlawful, and why? This text takes the reader through these essential questions of the law of armed conflict and international humanitarian law to an awareness of finer points of battlefield law. The U.S.-weighted text incorporates lessons from many nations and includes hundreds of cases from jurisdictions worldwide.

Profiles of a Lost World: Memoirs of East European Jewish Life before World War II (Raphael Patai Series in Jewish Folklore and Anthropology)

Profiles of a Lost World: Memoirs of East European Jewish Life before World War II (Raphael Patai Series in Jewish Folklore and Anthropology)

First published in a Yiddish edition in 1958, Profiles of a Lost World is a source of information about Eastern Europe before World War II as well as an touchstone for understanding a rich and complex cultural environment. Hirsz Abramowicz (1881-1960), a prominent Jewish educator, writer and cultural activist, knew that world and wrote about it, and his writings provide an eyewitness account of Jewish life during the first half of the twentieth century. Abramowicz was a witness to war, revolution and major cultural transformations in the Jewish world. His essays, written and originally published in Yiddish between 1920 and 1955, document the local history of Lithuanian Jewry in rural and small-town settings, and in the city of Vilna-the "Jerusalem of Lithuania"-which was a major center of East European Jewish intellectual and cultural life. They shed light on the daily life of Jews and the flourishing of modern Yiddish culture in Eastern Europe during the early 20th century and offer a personal perspective on the rise of Jewish radical politics. The collection incorporates local history of Lithuanian Jewry, shtetl folklore, observations on rural occupations, Jewish education, and life under German occupation during World War I. It also includes a series of profiles of leading social and intellectual Jewish personalities of the author's day, from traditional scholars to revolutionaries. Together the selections provide a blend of social and personal history and a window on a lost world.

Mao, Stalin and the Korean War: Trilateral Communist Relations in the 1950s (Cold War History)

Mao, Stalin and the Korean War: Trilateral Communist Relations in the 1950s (Cold War History)

This book examines relations between China and the Soviet Union during the 1950s, and provides an insight into Chinese thinking about the Korean War. This volume is based on a translation of Shen Zihua’s best-selling Chinese-language book, which broke the mainland Chinese taboo on publishing non-heroic accounts of the Korean War.The author combined information detailed in Soviet-era diplomatic documents (released after the collapse of the Soviet Union) with Chinese memoirs, official document collections and scholarly monographs, in order to present a non-ideological, realpolitik account of the relations, motivations and actions among three Communist actors: Stalin, Mao Zedong and Kim Il-sung. This new translation represents a revisionist perspective on trilateral Communist alliance relations during the Korean War, shedding new light on the origins of the Sino-Soviet split and the rather distant relations between China and North Korea. It features a critical introduction to Shen's work and the text is based on original archival research not found in earlier books in English. This book will be of much interest to students of Communist China, Stalinist Russia, the Korean War, Cold War Studies and International History in general.

Flagging Patriotism: Crises of Narcissism and Anti-Americanism

Flagging Patriotism: Crises of Narcissism and Anti-Americanism

The question "Why do they hate us?" is one of the most oft-cited puzzles of contemporary American affairs, yet it’s not clear to whom "they" or "us" refers, nor even what "hate" means. In this bold new work, Ella Shohat and Robert Stam take apart the "hate discourse" of right-wing politics, placing it in an international context. How, for example, do other nations love themselves, and how is that love connected to their attitudes toward America? Is love of country "monogamous" or can one love many countries? When can a country’s self-love be a symptom of self-hatred? Drawing upon their extensive experience with South American, European, and Middle Eastern societies, the authors have written a long engagement with a problem that refuses to go away. Flagging Patriotism considers these complex features of "being patriotic," and in so doing insists that the idea of patriotism, instead of being rejected or embraced, be accorded the complex identity it possesses.

1913: In Search of the World Before the Great War

1913: In Search of the World Before the Great War

Today, 1913 is inevitably viewed through the lens of 1914: as the last year before a war that would shatter the global economic order and tear Europe apart, undermining its global pre-eminence. Our perspectives narrowed by hindsight, the world of that year is reduced to its most frivolous features—last summers in grand aristocratic residences—or its most destructive ones: the unresolved rivalries of the great European powers, the fear of revolution, violence in the Balkans.In this illuminating history, Charles Emmerson liberates the world of 1913 from this “prelude to war” narrative, and explores it as it was, in all its richness and complexity. Traveling from Europe’s capitals, then at the height of their global reach, to the emerging metropolises of Canada and the United States, the imperial cities of Asia and Africa, and the boomtowns of Australia and South America, he provides a panoramic view of a world crackling with possibilities, its future still undecided, its outlook still open.The world in 1913 was more modern than we remember, more similar to our own times than we expect, more globalized than ever before. The Gold Standard underpinned global flows of goods and money, while mass migration reshaped the world’s human geography. Steamships and sub-sea cables encircled the earth, along with new technologies and new ideas. Ford’s first assembly line cranked to life in 1913 in Detroit. The Woolworth Building went up in New York. While Mexico was in the midst of bloody revolution, Winnipeg and Buenos Aires boomed. An era of petro-geopolitics opened in Iran. China appeared to be awaking from its imperial slumber. Paris celebrated itself as the city of light—Berlin as the city of electricity.Full of fascinating characters, stories, and insights, 1913: In Search of the World before the Great War brings a lost world vividly back to life, with provocative implications for how we understand our past and how we think about our future.

Montcalm and Wolfe, Volume III

Montcalm and Wolfe, Volume III

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.

The Green Hell: A Concise History of the Chaco War Between Bolivia and Paraguay 1932–35 (Spellmount Military Studies)

The Green Hell: A Concise History of the Chaco War Between Bolivia and Paraguay 1932–35 (Spellmount Military Studies)

Second in the Spellmount Military Studies series is one of few works in English on this largely forgotten war. It reveals the unconventional tactics that allowed the poorly equipped Paraguayans to overcome Bolivia’s European-style standing army, which fought with tanks and bomber planes. The conflict embodied the changes that would take place in 20th-century warfare and hastened the demise of the League of Nations.

Defence of Brigadier General W. Hull

Defence of Brigadier General W. Hull

This is a pre-1923 historical reproduction that was curated for quality. Quality assurance was conducted on each of these books in an attempt to remove books with imperfections introduced by the digitization process. Though we have made best efforts - the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. We believe this work is culturally important and have elected to bring the book back into print as part of our continuing commitment to the preservation of printed works worldwide. This text refers to the Bibliobazaar edition.