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  1. General and Preparatory Reading 5 items
    1. For those who wish to broaden their knowledge of the subject without too much strain on the little grey cells, the following are suggested:

    2. War in European History - Michael Howard 2001 (electronic resource)

      Book 

    3. A History of Warfare - John Keegan 2004

      Book 

    4. Although it might not feature heavily in the module (for copyright reasons!), excellent introductions to different perspectives on war can be found in:

    5. War - Lawrence Freedman 1994

      Book 

  2. Workshop 1 - Introduction: Thinking War, Thinking Peace 3 items
    1. There is no essential reading for this workshop.

    2. Further Reading 2 items
      1. Whilst there is no requirement to read for this introductory workshop, students may wish to explore:

  3. Workshop 2 - Strategies of War and Peace 8 items
    1. Essential Reading 1 item
    2. Further Reading 7 items
      1. 'Permanent war: grids, boomerangs, and counterinsurgency' [in] Anarchist Studies - A. Dunlap 2014

        Article  Access the article by clicking on link: 'Access to Anarchist Studies Archive, volume 10 2002-volume 23 2015', scrolling down to the correct year and volume.

  4. Workshop 3 - Origins: Ancient to Early Modern Warfare 18 items
    1. Essential Reading 3 items
      1. OR

    2. Further Reading 15 items
      1. Chapter 10: 'Armed force in the emergence of the state' [in] War in Human Civilization - Azar Gat 2006

        Chapter  Due to copyright regulations this chapter can't be scanned.

      2. War in European History - Michael Howard 2001 (electronic resource)

        Book  Read Chapter 1, 'The wars of the knights', pp. 1-19 and Chapter 2, 'The wars of the mercenaries', pp. 20-37.

      3. Roman Warfare - Jonathan P. Roth 2009

        Book 

  5. Workshop 4 - Blueprints: Revolutionary and Napoleonic Warfare 15 items
    1. Essential Reading 1 item
    2. Further Reading 14 items
      1. The First Total War: Napoleon's Europe and the Birth of Modern Warfare as we Know it - David Avrom Bell 2007

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  6. Workshop 5 - Prototypes: The American Civil War and the Wars of German Unification 15 items
    1. Essential Reading 3 items
      1. OR

    2. Further Reading 12 items
      1. Why the North won the Civil War - Richard N. Current, David Donald 1962

        Book 

  7. Workshop 6 - Practice: Second Punic War Simulation 6 items
    1. Essential Reading 1 item
    2. Further Reading 5 items
      1. The Fall of Carthage: The Punic Wars, 265-146 BC - A. K. Goldsworthy 2003

        Book 

  8. Workshops 7 and 8 - Perfection: The Second World War (Part I: War Plans; Part II: Execution) 19 items
    1. Essential Reading: Workshop 7 1 item
    2. Essential Reading: Workshop 8 1 item
    3. Further Reading 17 items
      1. The Shield of Achilles: War, Peace, and the Course of History - Philip Bobbitt 2003

        Book 

      2. The Road to War - R. J. Overy, Andrew Wheatcroft 1989

        Book 

      3. Chapter 10: 'Why the Allies won' [in] Why the Allies Won - R. J. Overy 2006

        Chapter 

  9. Workshop 9 - Nemesis: Indochina and Vietnam 18 items
    1. Essential Reading 1 item
    2. Further Reading 17 items
      1. Rethinking the Vietnam War - John Dumbrell 2012 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      2. Warfare State: Britain, 1920-1970 - David Edgerton 2006 (electronic resource)

        Book 

      3. Vietnam: Explaining America's Lost War - Gary R. Hess 2015

        Book 

      4. Limited War Revisited - Robert Endicott Osgood 1979

        Book 

      5. Vietnam - Spencer C. Tucker 1999

        Book 

  10. Workshop 10 - Epilogue: The Last Total War? Iran-Iraq 1980-88 8 items
    1. Essential Reading 1 item
    2. Further Reading 7 items
      1. Modern Iran: The Pahlavis and After - Ali M. Ansari 2014

        Book 

      2. The Iran-Iraq War - Robert Johnson 2011

        Book 

      3. The Iran-Iraq War - Pierre Razoux, Nicholas Elliott 2015 (electronic resource)

        Book 

  11. Workshop 11 - Conclusion: Wither Total War? 8 items
    1. Essential Reading 1 item
    2. Further Reading 7 items
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