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Collectionsmjs Collections to be added (73), Campaign History (11), Command studies (24), Canada (2), Ideas (6), Napoleonic (3), Peace Studies (5), Reference (3), Philosophy (1), Ming (2), Qing (2), Han (1), Biography/Memoir (9), Sociology (8), Austria Hungarian Empire (4), Russia (5), France (25), United Kingdom (31), Air Power (4), Germany (20), Latin America (3), Pre modern warfare (8), Mesoamerica (4), Military 19th Century (9), US Civil War (4), Oceania (4), New Zealand (10), Memory/ Commemoration (18), Art (3), Cold War (8), Post WWII Middle East (5), Vietnam (138), Vietnam pre modern (43), Vietnam American War (71), Vietnam French War (54), China (144), Burma (37), Laos (41), Asia (145), Cambodia (71), Korea (3), East Asia (156), France (33), History of technology (76), Military Culture (146), Historiography (205), Imperial History (74), Japan (15), Mongol/Yuan (24), Reference/Atlas/Dictionary (8), Ancient Greece (3), Anthropology (5), Constitutional History (1), Australia (12), Rome & Byzantium (9), Napoleonic (7), Australia (8), Political Science (15), South Asia (5), Law (4), Naval History (28), US History (43), Middle East (15), Economics History (32), Economics & Finance (11), WWI (42), WW II (25), Holocaust (9), Dutch Empire (22), European Expansion (57), Portugese Empire (19), Biography (4), World History (83), Ancient European/Middle Eastern (12), Indonesia (14), Military 20th Century (80), European military history (64), Strategy (60), Medieval History (9), Military History General (42), New Zealand (10), Your library (4), Wishlist (1), All collections (472)

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About meBorn in New Zealand + live in Sydney. A partner in a Legal practice.

About my libraryMy library is mainly history (military /strategic but a little politics and economics as well). My collection began whilst living in New Zealand with an emphasis on European history and Classics. I spent a deal of time on European naval history and then the 20th century World wars. I have moved away from battlefield studies to strategic studies and the ‘new’ military history. I don’t have any particular interest in war gaming or militaria.
My view of the world expanded over the years - following European trade and colonial routes to include colonial history (including into the US). Starting in 1993 I began to travel in Southeast Asia starting in Vietnam and began to study East Asian History in depth - both military and general. So now I keep up on the historiography of a number of areas but focus intently on South East and East Asia. I am slowly cataloguing (currently 200+) One day to move up to the whole library (about 2,000). Having said that I gave away 15 – 16 boxes recently!

GroupsMilitary History

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Member sinceMay 5, 2012

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