17th Century Military History Books

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  1. The Samurai Capture a King

    RAID 6 Multiple formats
    A brilliant but little-known operation, the Shimazu clan raid on the independent kingdom of Ryukyu (modern Okinawa) in 1609 is one of the most extraordinary episodes in samurai history and the culmination...

    Starting at: £11.19

  2. Imperial Armies of the Thirty Years’ War (1)

    MAA 457 Paperback
    This history of the Catholic armies of the Hapsburg Empire that fought in the Thirty Years War explores the role of infantry and artillery during the last major religious war in mainland Europe. As the...
  3. Loose Cannons

    GNM Multiple formats
    Who tried to bomb Japan with bats? Who invented the air-gun in 250BC? Which stories should we believe? The so-called Dambusters raid was all but ineffective; the Hurricane not the Spitfire was the champion...

    Starting at: £8.32

  4. Ireland 1649–52

    CAM 213 Paperback
    Following the execution of King Charles I in January 1649, the English Parliament saw their opportunity to launch an assault on the Royalist enclave in Ireland. Oliver Cromwell was appointed as Deputy...
  5. Strongholds of the Samurai

    GNM Hardback
    The earliest fortifications in Japan were developed with the appearance of the first emperors in around 250 and were often simple wooden constructions. As internal strife became a way of life in Japan,...
  6. Sniper

    GNM Multiple formats
    Following the success of Out of Nowhere: A History of the Military Sniper, sniper expert Martin Pegler gives us an in-depth study of the emergence of American rifleman, sharpshooter and sniper, examining...

    Starting at: £7.49

  7. Tudor Warships (2)

    NVG 149 Paperback
    In his second volume on the Tudor navy, naval expert Angus Konstam covers the extraordinary transformation of the Tudor fleet during the reign of Queen Elizabeth I. This period witnessed the birth of a...
  8. The Forts of New France in Northeast America 1600–1763

    FOR 75 Multiple formats
    'New France' consisted of the area colonized and ruled by France in North America. This title takes a look at the lengthy chain of forts built by the French to guard the frontier in the American northeast,...

    Starting at: £11.51

  9. Vienna 1683

    CAM 191 Paperback
    The capture of the Hapsburg city of Vienna was a major strategic aspiration for the Islamic Ottoman Empire, desperate for the control that the city exercized over the Danube and the overland trade routes...
  10. Military Misdemeanours

    GNM Hardback
    Bungled cover-ups, acts of blinding incompetence, miscarriages of justice, sexual escapades, and downright stupidity scandals which have helped to make the world's armed forces the much loved institutions...

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