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Royal Military Academy Sandhurst

Sandhurst Defence Studies series

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Editorial Board Members

Series Editors: David Brown, Donette Murray, Malte Riemann and Norma Rossi - Department of International Affairs, Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

This book series breaks the boundaries between the practice and theory of defence pushing new ways of thinking and writing about security, conflict and war. Sandhurst Defence Studies (SDS) welcomes original scholarship that expands and challenges our understanding of international security broadly conceived by exploring new subfields, offering innovative perspectives on pressing problems facing the armed forces of today. It explicitly seeks to collapse the theory/practice divide and engage dialogue between practitioners and academics to foster synergies and develop innovative ways for analysing and approaching modern conflict and the evolving nature of security. 


The series welcomes monographs, edited collections, as well as practice focused handbooks on matters relating to security and defence. It particularly encourages practitioners to submit manuscripts. The editorial board of SDS will provide quick and constructive feedback. All titles that will be published as part of SDS are peer-reviewed. 

The new series seeks to attract proposals in the areas of:




Interested authors should contact the series editors at the following e-mail address to discuss potential ideas:  

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