Official Military Historical Offices and Sources: Volume I: Europe, Africa, the Middle East, and India

Overview

Making offical history from all over the world accessible, this volume and its companion complement and bring Robin HighaM&Apos;s 1970 classic work, Official Histories up to date. Each chapter, written by staff of the relevant historical office, gives both historiographical background and information on the volumes published by that office. Covering Europe, Russia, Africa, the Middle East, and India, this volume provides a plethora of information, as does the companion ...

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Overview

Making offical history from all over the world accessible, this volume and its companion complement and bring Robin HighaM&Apos;s 1970 classic work, Official Histories up to date. Each chapter, written by staff of the relevant historical office, gives both historiographical background and information on the volumes published by that office. Covering Europe, Russia, Africa, the Middle East, and India, this volume provides a plethora of information, as does the companion volume on the Western Hemisphere and the Pacific Rim.

Buried in official history volumes is a lot of fine and useful history, and official volumes deserve to be perused. This book will make those histories available to scholars and graduate students and will be especially useful to those concerned with military, social, and diplomatic history as well as medicine.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780313286841
  • Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 5/30/2000
  • Pages: 416
  • Product dimensions: 6.46 (w) x 9.54 (h) x 1.41 (d)

Meet the Author

ROBIN HIGHAM taught military history at Kansas State University from 1963 to 1998. He is the author of more than 140 articles, 14 monographs and the editor of many bibliographical volumes. He was the editor of Military Affairs from 1968-1988 and Aerospace Historian from 1970 to 1988, and has been editor of The Journal of the West since 1977.

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Table of Contents

Introduction

Austria

Belgium

Czech Republic

Denmark

Finland

France

Germany

Greece

Hungary

India

Israel

Italy

Jordan

Lebanese Republic

The Netherlands

Poland

Portugal

South Africa

Spain

Sweden

Switzerland

Turkey

The United Kingdom

The USSR and Russia

Zimbabwe

Bibliography

Index

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