Early Modern

Military History Matters 2 weeks ago
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A first edition of Machiavelli’s Libro dell’arte della guerra (The Art of War) has sold…

Seema Syeda 8 months ago
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When we think of great naval commanders, Nelson immediately comes to mind. He fought 13…

Seema Syeda 2 years ago
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The late Richard Holmes considered Marlborough to be Britain’s greatest general. He was probably right. But, like many…

Seema Syeda 2 years ago
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A huge, mountainous, landlocked Central Asian state, Afghanistan has defied invaders for 2,500 years. Jules…

Seema Syeda 2 years ago
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The epic defence of Chakdara is intriguing. It lasted a week (26 July-2 August 1897),…

Hazel Blair 2 years ago
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Iain King examines the relationship between war and thought in the writings of Niccolò Machiavelli.…

Seema Syeda 3 years ago
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Patrick Boniface recalls one of the most humiliating defeats in the history of Britain’s Royal…

Hazel Blair 3 years ago
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  Culloden has been frequently presented as a battle fought by an incompetent, ill-equipped, and badly led Jacobite…

Hazel Blair 4 years ago
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Look at that bling - who was he? Hailed by historians as ‘a second Alexander’ and…

Hazel Blair 4 years ago
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Robbie MacNiven explores the fate of the Scots who survived Culloden. On a bitterly cold…