Useful Texts/Resources

Alberts, David S., John J. Garstka, Richard E. Hayes, David A. Signori. 2001. Understanding Information Age Warfare. Washington, D.C.: CCRP Publication Series. Available online:

Allhof, Fritz, Nicholas G. Evens, and Adam Henschke (eds). 2013. Routledge Handbook of Ethics and War. New York: Routledge.

Call number: U22 .R68 2013 (Norman Girvan Library-General) E-book:


Arquilla, John. 2011. Insurgents, raiders, and bandits: how masters of irregular warfare have shaped our world. Chicago: Ivan R. Dee.

Call number: U167.5.I8 A77 2011 (Norman Girvan Library-General) E-book:


Arreguin-Toft, Ivan. 2005. How the Weak Wins Wars: A Theory of Asymmetric Conflict. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Call Number: U163 .A776 2005 (Norman Girvan Library –General & Alma Jordan Library- General ) E-book:


Avenhaus, Rudolf, and I. William Zartman. 2007. Diplomacy Games. 1. Aufl. Berlin, Heidelberg: Springer-Verlag. 


Buffaloe, David L. 2006. “Defining Asymmetric Warfare.” The Land Warfare Paper, No. 58: 1-34. Available online:


Bartholomess, J. Boone, Jr., ed. 2012. The U.S. Army War College Guide to National Security Issues, Vol. I: Theory of War and Strategy. Carlisle: Strategic Studies Institute, 5th ed.

Call number: UA23 .U146 (Norman Girvan Library- General) E-book:


Baylis, John, Wirtz, James J., and Gray, Colin S., eds. 2013. Strategy in the Contemporary World. An Introduction to Strategic Studies. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 4th ed.

Call number: U162 .S85252 2019 (Norman Girvan Library- General)


Bebbington, Anthony (Ed.), Social Conflict, Economic Development and Extractive Industry Evidence from South America, Routledge, 2012. View online: Social Conflict, Economic Development and Extractive Industry: Evidence from South America by Anthony Bebbington|ed. - PDF Drive


Beckford, George L., Persistent Poverty: Underdevelopment in Plantation Economies of the Third World, 1972.  View online: Persistent Poverty. Underdevelopment in Plantation Economies of the Third World by George Beckford - PDF Drive


Benitez-Rojo, Antonio. The Repeating Island. The Caribbean and the Postmodern Perspective, Duke University Press Durham and London, 1996.  Alma Jordan Library Course Reserves PN849.C3 B4613 1996


Bernard, Vincent (eds). 2015. The Human Cost of Nuclear Weapons. International Review of the Red Cross, Vol. 97, No. 899: selected articles Available online:


Bitterly, Brad, and Maurice E. Schweitzer. 2019. “How to Deflect Difficult Questions in an Interview or Negotiation.” Harvard Business Review Digital Articles, November, 2–5.


Blouet, Olwyn M. The Contemporary Caribbean, Reaktion Books Ltd, 2007. Norman Girvan Library General WI F2183 .B56 2007


Boot, Max. 2013. Invisible Armies. An Epic History of Guerrilla Warfare from Ancient Times to the Present. New York: W.W. Norton & Company. E-book:


Booth, Ken. 1976. Strategy and Ethnocentrism. New York: Holmes & Meier Publishers, Inc.: 13-19, 32-40, 94-109, 135-170.

Alternative -2005 version:

Call number: U163.B58 2014 (Norman Girvan Library- General) E-book:


Boughton, J. M. and D.Lombardi (eds.). Finance, Development and the IMF. Oxford University Press, 2009. Norman Girvan General HG3881.5.I58 F54 2009


Bousquet, Antoine J. 2009. The Scientific Way of Warfare. Order and Chaos on the Battlefield of Modernity. New York: Columbia University Press. Call number: U39 .B68 2009 (Norman Girvan Library-General) E-book


Brau, E. and I. McDonald. Successes of the International Monetary Fund, Palgrave Macmillan, London, 2009. Norman Girvan Reserve HG3881.5 .I58 S855 2009


Braveboy-Wagner, Jacqueline Anne and Dennis J Gayle (Ed.), Caribbean Public Policy: Regional, Cultural, and Socioeconomic Issues for the 21st Century, Routledge, 1998. View online: Caribbean Public Policy: Regional, Cultural, And Socioeconomic Issues For The 21st Century Download ( 271 Pages | Free ) (


Braveboy-Wagner, Jacqueline Anne. Small States in Global Affairs: The Foreign Policies of the Caribbean Community (CARICOM), Palgrave Macmillan, 2008.  Norman Girvan Reserve WI F2183 .B63 2008


Bulmer-Thomas, Victor. The Economic History of Latin America since Independence, Cambridge Latin American Studies, 2003. Norman Girvan Reserve WI HC123 .B85 1994


Buria, A. (ed) Challenges to the World Bank and the IMF. Anthem Press, London, 2003. Norman Girvan Reserve HG3881.5.W57 C463 2003


Burns, Richard D., and Philip E. Coyle III. 2015. The Challenges of Nuclear Non-Proliferation. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield. Call Number: JZ5675 .B86 2015 (Norman Girvan Library- General)


Carr, Jeffrey. 2011. Inside Cyber Warfare: Mapping the Cyber Underworld. Sebastopol: O’Reilly Media, Inc., 2nd Ed. E-book:


Chwieroth, J.M. The IMF and the Rise of Liberalization, Princeton University Press, New Jersey, 2010.  Norman Girvan Reserve HG3881.5.I58 C49 2010


Cirincione, Josepth. 2007. Bomb Scare. The History and Future of Nuclear Weapons. New York: Columbia University Press.

Call number: U264 .C57 2007 (Alma Jordan Library- General) E-book:


Clark, Robert M. and William L. Mitchell. 2019. Deception, Counterdeception, and Counterintelligence. Los Angeles: Sage Publication, Inc. E-book:


Cordesman, Anthony S. 2001. The Lessons and Non-Lessons of the Air and Missile Campaign in Kosovo. Westport: Praeger Publishers. Call number: DR2087.5 .C67 2001 (Norman Girvan Library-General)


Davis, Lance E. and Stanley L Engerman. 2006. Naval Blockades in Peace and War: An Economic History Since 1750. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Call number: V180 .D38 2006 (Norman Girvan Library-General)


De Rivera, Joseph (ed). 2009. Handbook of Building Cultures of Peace. New York: Springer.

Call number: JZ5538 .H364 2008eb (Alma Jordan Electronic Books) View via UWIlinC:


Delpech, Theresa. 2012. Nuclear Deterrence in the 21st Century. Lessons from the Cold War for a New Era of Strategic Piracy. Santa Monica: RAND Corporation.

Available online:


Dolman, Everett C. 2005. Astropolitik. Classical Geopolitics in the Space Age. London: Frank Cass. E-book:


Domínguez, Jorge I. and Ana Covarrubias (Ed.), Routledge Handbook of Latin America in the World, Routledge, 2015. Norman Girvan General WI JZ1519 .R68 2014


Dower, John W. 1987. War Without Mercy: Race and Power in the Pacific War. New York: Pantheon Books. E-book:


Dower, John W. 2011. Cultures of War: Pearl Harbor / Hiroshima / 9-11 / Iraq. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, Inc. E-book:

Erickson, Andrew S., Lyle J. Goldstein, Carnes Lord, eds. 2009. China Goes to Sea: Maritime Transformation in Comparative Historical Perspective. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press.

Call Number: DS739 .C419 2009 (Norman Girvan Library-General)


Finger, Thomas. 2011. Reducing Uncertainty. Stanford: Stanford University Press. E-book:


Freedman, Lawrence. 2015. Strategy: A History. Oxford: Oxford University Press Call Number: U162 .F86 2013 (Norman Girvan Library- General) E-book:


Freedman, Lawrence. 2003. The Evolution of Nuclear Strategy. New York: Palgrave MacMillan, 3rd ed.

Call number: U263 .F698 2003 E-book:


Futter, Andrew. 2015. The Politics of Nuclear Weapons. London: SAGE Publications Inc. Call number: JZ5665 .F877 2015 (Norman Girvan Library- General)


Gardini, G and P. Lambert Latin American Foreign Policies. Between Ideology and Pragmatism, Palgrave Macmillan, 2011. Norman Girvan General WI JZ1519 .L385 2011


Gray, Colin S. 2012. Air Power for Strategic Effect. Alabama: Air University Press. E-book:


Gray, Colin S. 2010. The Strategy Bridge: Theory for Practice. Oxford: Oxford University Press. E-book:


Gray, Colin S. 2007. War, Peace and International Relations. An Introduction to Strategic History. Oxon: Routledge.

Call Number: U21.2 .G673 2007 (Norman Girvan Library- General) E-book:


Gray, Colin S. 1999. Modern Strategy. Oxford: Oxford University Press: 16-47

Call number: U162 .G694 1999 (Norman Girvan Library-General) E-book-


Griffith-Jones, Stephany and Osvaldo Sunkel. Debt and Development Crises in Latin America. The end of an illusion, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1986. Alma Jordan General HJ8514.5 .G748 1986


Guha, Manabrata. 2011. Reimaging War in the 21st Century: From Clausewitz to Network Centric Warfare. London: Routledge E-book:


Guy Olivier Faure, Franz, Guy Olivier. Faure, Project Muse, Albin, Cecilia, Boyer, Brook, Cristal, Moty, Fridl, Daniella, et al. 2012. Unfinished Business: Why International Negotiations Fail. University of Georgia Press. Alma Jordan Electronic Books JZ6045 .U54 2012eb.  


Hall, Wayne M. and Gary Citrenbaum. 2010. Intelligence Analysis. How to Think in Complex Environments. Santa Barbara: ABC Clio.

Call number: JF1525 .I6 H347 2010eb (Alma Jordan Library -General) View via UWIlinC: Online 2009 version:


Hammes, Thomas X. 2006. The Sling and the Stone: On War in the 21st Century. St. Paul: Zenith Press.

Call number (2004 version): U241 .H38 2004 (Norman Girvan Library-General) E-book (2004 version):


Handel, Michael I. 2001. Masters of War: Classical Strategic Thought. London: Routledge.

Call number: U27 .H36 2001 (Norman Girvan Library-General) E-book (2000 version):


Herring Eric, ed. 2000. Preventing the Use of Weapons of Mass Destruction. London: Frank Cass.

Call Number: JZ5665 .P74 2000 (Norman Girvan Library- General)


Heuser, Beatrice. 2010. The Evolution of Strategy: Thinking War from Antiquity to the Present. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press: 313-350.

Call number: U162 .H48 2010 (Norman Girvan Library- General) E-book: antiquity-to-the-present-e175227991.html


Hillman, R., Thomas J. D'Agostino. Understanding the contemporary Caribbean, Lynne Rienner-Ian Randler, 2003. Norman Girvan General WI F2161 .U53 2009


Himes, Kenneth R. 2016. Drones and the Ethics of Targeted Killing. Lanham: Rowman & Littlefield. E-book:


Isard, P. Globalization and the International Financial System, Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2005. Norman Girvan Reserve HB3722 .I83 2005


Johnston, Alastair I. 1998. Cultural Realism: Strategic Culture and Grand Strategy in Chinese History. Princeton: Princeton University Press. Call number: DS753 .J64 1995 (Norman Girvan Library-General) (1995 edition)


Kamugisha, Aaron. Beyond Coloniality. Citizenship and Freedom in the Caribbean Intellectual Tradition, Indiana University Press, 2019. Alma Jordan Social Sciences (JA84 .C34 K36 2019)


Kartchner, Kerry M. 2009. “Strategic Culture and WMD Decision Making.” In Strategic Culture and Weapons of Mass Destruction, eds. Jeanne L. Johnson, Kerry M. Kartchner, and Jeffrey A. Larsen, 55-68. New York: Palgrave Macmillan.

Call number: U162.6 .J63 2008 (Norman Girvan Library- General & Alma Jordon Library -General) E-book:


Keegan, John. 2003. Intelligence in War. Knowledge of the Enemy from Napoleon to Al-Qaeda. New York: A Knopf Book. E-book:


Kenen, P. et al. (eds.). The International Monetary System. Cambridge University Press, 1994. Norman Girvan Reserve HG3951 .I543 1994


Kennedy, Gavin. 2011. Essential Negotiation. London: Profile Books. Ebook


Kilcullen, David. 2009. The Accidental Guerrilla. Fighting Small Wars in the Midst of a Big One. Oxford: Oxford University Press

Call number: U240 .K49 2009 (Norman Girvan Library-General)


Kilcullen, David. 2013. Out of the Mountains. The Coming Age of the Urban Guerrilla. Oxford: Oxford University Press. E-book:


Krause, Joachim and Sebastian Bruns. 2016. Routledge Handbook of Naval Strategy and Security. Oxon: Routledge. E-book:


Krugman, P., M. Obstfeld and M. Melitz. International Finance: Theory and Policy, Pearson Education, 11th Edition, 2018. View online: International finance : theory et policy - PDF Drive


Lamdany, R and L. Martinez (eds) Studies of IMF Governance, IMF, Washington,DC,2009. Norman Girvan Reserve HG3881.5.I58 S78 2009


Lantis, Jeffrey S. 2015. Strategic Cultures and Security Policies in the Asia-Pacific. Oxon: Routledge. Available online:


Lewicki, Roy J., Bruce Barry, and David M. Saunders. 2007. Essentials of Negotiation. Boston: McGraw-Hill, 4th ed. HD58.6 .L487 2007 – Norman Girvan Library


Lewis, Gordon K. The Growth of the Modern West Indies, New York, Monthly Review Press, 1968.  Norman Girvan General WI F2131 .L48 2004


Lewis, Patsy, Terri-Ann Gilbert-Roberts and Jessica Byron [Eds.], Pan-Caribbean Integration: Beyond CARICOM, Routledge, 2017. Alma Jordan Electronic Books (JL599.5 .A38 P36 2018eb )


Liss, Carolin and Ted Biggs (eds.) 2017. Piracy in Southeast Asia: Trends, Hot Spots and Responses. Oxon: Routledge. E-book:


Mahan, Alfred. 1898. The Influence of Sea Power Upon History, 1660-1783. Boston: Little, Brown and Company.

Call number: D215 .M342 2003 (Norman Girvan Library-General) E-book:


Mahnken, Thomas G. 2011. Secrecy and Stratagem: Understanding Chinese Strategic Culture. Double Bay: The Lowy Institute for International Policy. Available online:


Malhotra, Deepak, and Jonathan Powell. 2016. “What Donald Trump Doesn’t Understand About Negotiation.” Harvard Business Review Digital Articles, April, 2–5


Meeks, Brian and Norman Girvan. Caribbean Reasonings: The Thought of New World, The Quest for Decolonisation, Ian Randle Publishers, Jamaica, 2010. Norman Girvan General WI F2183 .C38 2010


Meilinger, Phillip S. 1997. The Paths of Heaven: The Evolution of Airpower Theory. Alabama: Air University Press. Call number: UG630 .P29 1997(Norman Girvan Library-General) E-book:


Metz, Steven. 2007. Rethinking Insurgency. Carlisle: Strategic Studies Institute, U.S. Army War College. Rethinking Insurgency E-book:


Moltz, James C. 2014. Crowded Orbits. Conflict and Cooperation in Space. New York: Colombia University Press. E-book:


Montoute, Annita et al. The Caribbean in the European Union-Community of Latin American and Caribbean States Partnership, EU-LAC Foundation, 2017. View Online: The Caribbean in the European Union-Community of Latin American and Caribbean States ... - PDF Drive


Moore, David T. 2007. Critical Thinking and Intelligence Analysis. Washington D.C.: Center for Strategic Intelligence Research, National Defense Intelligence College. Available online:


Muller, John. 2010. Atomic Obsession: Nuclear Alarmism from Hiroshima to Al-Qaeda. Oxford: Oxford University Press: selected chapters (see table). E-book:


Murphy, Martin N. 2008. Small Boats, Weak States, Dirty Money. Piracy & Maritime Terrorism in the Modern World. London: Hurst & Company: 129-181. E-book:


Murray, Williamson. 2012. Hybrid Warfare: Fighting Complex Opponents From The Ancient World To The Present. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. E-book:


Nagl, John A. 2014. Knife Fights. A Memoir of Modern War in Theory and Practice. New York: The Penguin Press. E-book:


Nalebuff, Barry, Adam Brandenburger, TED CAVANAUGH, and CHELSEA CAVANAUGH. 2021. “Rethinking Negotiation.” Harvard Business Review 99 (6): 110–19.


Nathanson, Stephen. 2010. Terrorism and the Ethics of War. Cambridge. Cambridge University Press.

E-book available on Researchgate (register to access content):


Oatley, T. International Political Economy, Pearson Educational, London, 2010. Norman Girvan General HF1359 .O248 2010


Olekalns, Mara, Ruchi Sinha, and Carol T. Kulik. 2019. “3 of the Most Common Challenges Women Face in Negotiations.” Harvard Business Review Digital Articles, September, 2–6


Oliver, David. 2006. How to Negotiate Effectively / David Oliver. 2nd ed.. London ; Philadelphia: Kogan Page. Norman Girvan General HD58.6 .O38 2006


Olsen, John A (ed). 2015. Airpower Reborn. The Strategic Concepts of John Warden ad John Boyd. Annapolis: Naval Institute Press. E-book:


Olsen, John A (ed). 2018. Routledge Handbook of Air Power. New York: Routledge. E-book-


O’Neill, Barde E. 2005. Insurgency & Terrorism. From Revolution to Apocalypse. Washington D.C.: Potomac Books, Inc., 2nd Ed. E-book:


Oostindie, Gert and Inge Klinkers. Decolonising the Caribbean. Dutch Policies in a Comparative Perspective, Amsterdam University Press, 2003. Alma Jordan General F2141 .O68 2003


Osinga, Frans, P.B. 2007. Science, Strategy and War: The strategic theory of John Boyd. London: Routledge.

Call number: U162 .O85 2007 (Alma Jordan Library-General) E-book (2006 version):


Palmer, Ransford W. The Caribbean Economy in the Age of Globalization, Palgrave Macmillan, 2009. Norman Girvan General W.I. HC151 .P339 2009


Pape, Robert A. 1996. Bombing to Win: Air Power and Coercion in War. Ithaca: Cornell University Press. Call number:UG700 .P365 1996 (Norman Girvan Library-General) E-book: e174966590.html


Paranjpe, Shrikant. 2013. India's Strategic Culture: The Making of National Security Policy. New Delhi: Routledge.

Call number: UA840 .P2835 2013 (Norman Girvan Library-General)


Paret, Peter (ed.) 1986. Makers of Modern Strategy: from Machiavelli to the Nuclear Age. Princeton: Princeton University Press.

Call number: U162 .M25 1986 (Norman Girvan Library-General) E-book:


Paul, Christopher, Colin P. Clarke, Beth Grill, and Molly Dunigan. 2013. Paths to Victory. Detailed Insurgency Case Studies. Santa Monica: RAND Corporation. E-book:


Pilbeam, K. International Finance, Palgrave Macmillan, 4th Edition, 2013.  Norman Girvan General HG3881 .P54 1992


Platias, Athanassios G., and Constantinos Koliopoulos. 2010. Thucydides on Strategy. London: Hurst and Company: 14-21; 39-56; 63-72; 81-90.

Call number: DF229.T6 P53 2010 (Norman Girvan Library –General) E-book-


Press, Daryl S. 2001. “The Myth of Air Power in the Persian Gulf War and the Future of Warfare.” International Security, Vol. 26 (2): 5-44.

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Ramsaran, R. An Introduction to International Money and Finance, Macmillan Press Ltd, 1998. Norman Girvan Reserve WI HG3881 .R283 1998


Rousseau, Stéphanie and Anahi Morales Hudon (Ed.) Indigenous Women’s Movements in Latin America, Palgrave Macmillan, 2017. View Online: Indigenous Women’s Movements in Latin America: Gender and Ethnicity in Peru, Mexico, and Bolivia Download (230 Pages) (


Sancer, Raymon. 2005. The Expert Negotiator: Strategy, Tactics, Motivation, Behaviour, Leadership. Martinus Nijoff Publishers: 165-177 . BF637.N4 S2313 2012- Norman Girvan Library


Sawyer, Ralph D.1993. The Seven Military Classics of Ancient China. Boulder: Westview Press: 147-186.

Call number- U101 .W8413 1993 (Norman Girvan Library-General) E-book:


Schulte, Paul. 2012. “Morality and War.” In The Oxford Handbook of War., eds. Julian Lindiley-French and Yves Boyer, 99-115. Oxford: Oxford University Press.

Call number: U21.2 .O94 2012 (Norman Girvan Library -General)


Smith, Hugh. 2005. On Clausewitz: A Study of Military and Political Ideas. New York: Palgrave Macmillan: 73-124.

Call number: U102.C6643 S63 2005 (Alma Jordan Library-General) E-book:


Smith, M.R.L. and David M. Jones. 2015. The Political Impossibility of Modern Counterinsurgency. Strategic Problems, Puzzles, and Paradoxes. New York: Columbia University Press. E-book :


Sondhaus, Lawrence. 2006. Strategic Culture and Ways of War. London: Routledge: 123-130. Call number: U22.3 .S66 2006 (Alma Jordan Library-General)

May be available at the Norman Girvan Library (U22.3 .S66 2006 ) E-book:


Speller, Ian. 2014. Understanding Naval Warfare. Oxon: Routledge. E-book:


Starkey, Brigid, Boyer, Mark A, and Wilkenfeld, Jonathan. 2010. International Negotiation in a Complex World / Brigid Starkey, Mark A. Boyer, and Jonathan Wilkenfeld. 3rd ed.Lanham, Md.: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers. Norman Girvan Reserve JZ6045 .S73 2010


Stigler, Andrew L. 2002. “A Clear Victory for Air Power: NATO’s Empty Threat to Invade Kosovo.” International Security 27 (3): 124-157. View via UWILinC:

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Thakur, Ramesh. 2015. Nuclear Weapons and International Security. Oxon: Routledge. E-book:


Trinkunas, Harold. 2017. “Venezuela: Between Tradition and Ideology.” In Culture and National Security in the Americas, eds. Brian Fonseca and Eduardo A. Gamarra, 15-32. Lanham: Lexington Books. E-book:


U.S. Army Field Manual No. 3-24 and Marine Corps Warfighting Publication No. 3-33.5. 2007. Chicago: The University of Chicago Press. Link:


Von Clausewitz, Carl. 1993. On War. Eds. and trans. Michael Howard and Peter Paret. New York: Everyman’s Library. Call number: U102 .C65 1993 (Alma Jordan Library-General)


Waltz, Edward. 2003. Knowledge Management in the Intelligence Enterprise. Boston: Artech House. Call number: UB250 .W33 2003 (Alma Jordan Library -General) E-book:


Williams, Eric. From Columbus to Castro: The History of the Caribbean 1492-1969, 1969. Alma Jordan General F1621 .W68 1984


Yarger, Harry R. 2006. Strategic Theory for the 21st Century: The Little Book on Big Strategy. Carlisle: The Strategic Studies Institute. Available online:


Yarger, Richard H. 2012. “Toward a Theory of Strategy: Art Lykke and the U.S. Army War College Strategy Model.” In U.S. Army War College Guide to National Security Issues. Vol. I: Theory of War and Strategy, ed. J. Boone Bartholomees, Jr., 45-51. Carlisle: Strategic Studies Institute, 5th ed. View via UWIlinC:



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