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The Oxford Companion to American Military History by
Publication Date: 2000-04-13
The Oxford Companion to American Military History is "the most comprehensive treatment of American military history ever compiled" (Parameters: U.S. Army War College Quarterly) and an "easy-to-browse, well-organized work" (The Washington Post). Here is a gold mine of information on American military history, exploring battles and soldiers, ships and weapons, services and doctrines--as well as the social and cultural impact of the U.S. military at home and around the world. The result is the widest ranging account compiled in one volume of war, peace, and the U.S. military. With over a thousand authoritative and vividly written entries, maps of several major wars, extensive cross-referencing, lists of further readings, and an index, this volume is the first place to turn for information on our nation's military history.
The Oxford Companion to Military History by
Publication Date: 2003-08-28
From the Trojan War to World War II and beyond, The Oxford Companion to Military History brings together an international team of more than 150 experts who illuminate war's bloody past. Ranging from the Alamo and Amphibious Operations to Marshal Zhukov and the Zulu War. Includes 1,300 alphabetically arranged entries that provide a wealth of information on warfare from the classical period to the present day, including the social, political, technological, and economic background of major conflicts. The Oxford Companion to Military History is the most wide-ranging and authoritative reference on all aspects of military history currently available.
The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States by
Publication Date: 2005-05-19
The Supreme Court has continued to write constitutional history over the thirteen years since publication of the highly acclaimed first edition of The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court. Two new justices have joined the high court, more than 800 cases have been decided, and a good deal of new scholarship has appeared on many of the topics treated in the Companion. This new edition includes new entries on key cases and fully updated treatment of crucial areas of constitutional law, such as abortion, freedom of religion, school desegregation, and freedom of speech, voting rights, military tribunals, and the rights of the accused. These developments make the second edition of this accessible and authoritative guide essential for judges, lawyers, academics, journalists, and anyone interested in the impact of the Court's decisions on American society.
The Oxford Encyclopedia of the Islamic World by
Publication Date: 2009-04-03
The first encyclopedia dedicated to the institutions, religion, politics, and culture in Muslim societies throughout the world, this work focus on the Islamic dimension of the Muslim experience in recent history. Entries address political and social action as well as formal texts, and emphasis is placed on the practice and theory of Islam in the Arab heartland, as well as in South and Southeast Asia, and in Europe and the Americas. This is an invaluable resource offering extensive comparative and systematic analyses of Islamic beliefs, institutions, movements, practices, and peoples on an international scale.