Category: Military History

The Hundred Years War

The Hundred Years War

To mark the publication of Michael P. Warner’s The Agincourt Campaign of 1415: The Retinues of the Dukes of Clarence and Gloucester, we thought we’d take the opportunity to look… READ MORE

Redcoats to Tommies

Redcoats to Tommies

Kevin Linch uncovers the origins of Redcoats to Tommies (co-edited with Matthew Lord) and explains how it takes a new approach to the long and varied history of the British… READ MORE

The Books of… Jeffrey Forgeng

The Books of… Jeffrey Forgeng

Over the past five years, Jeffrey Forgeng has contributed to our longstanding military history collection with three excellent titles, all translated editions of primary documents focused on medieval warfare training…. READ MORE

Places of Contested Power

Places of Contested Power

As his latest book is published – an exploration of how and why certain locations were chosen for opposition to power – Ryan Lavelle recalls how dramatically varying forms of… READ MORE

Aesthetic Dissonance and Covid-19

Aesthetic Dissonance and Covid-19

Is Zoom Changing the Way We See? In a recent article in The New Yorker, Naomi Fry began exploring the aesthetic impact of Zoomification as a result of the radical… READ MORE

Crusading in Context

Crusading in Context

The crusading movement was a defining feature of the history of Europe, the Mediterranean and the Near East during the central and later Middle Ages. Ideas and practices associated with… READ MORE