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- Indiana University Press 2015; US$ 29.99
To write history is to consider how to explicate the past, to weigh the myriad possible approaches to the past, and to come to terms with how the past can be and has been used. In this book, prize-winning historian Jeremy Black considers both popular and academic approaches to the past. His focus is on the interaction between the presentation of the... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 51.95
This is a history of warfare, wars and the armed forces of Europe from the military revolution of the mid-17th century to the Napoleonic wars.; This book is intended for broad-based undergrad courses on 18th century Europe/Britain and the Ancien Regime. 2nd and 3rd year thematic courses on warfare in the modern period, and students of war studies. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2004; US$ 37.95
Cutting through over half a century of historical build-up, this new and convincing account of World War II uses a global perspective to explain the complicated course in military terms. Black, a distinguished military historian , bucks the current trend to demilitarise and gives due weight to the campaigns and battles that made up the war. In doing... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 45.95
The onset of the Italian Wars in 1494, subsequently seen as the onset of 'modern warfare', provides the starting point for this impressive survey of European Warfare in early modern Europe. Huge developments in the logistics of war combined with exploration and expansion meant interaction with extra-European forms of military might. Jeremy Black looks... more...
- Cambridge University Press 2004; US$ 52.00
A scholarly study of the British Parliament's role in foreign policy during the eighteenth century. more...
- Taylor and Francis 2005; US$ 54.95
Recent debates about British political and military strategies, derived in particular from dissension about Britain?s relationship with Europe and from disagreement over the Iraq war, has led to a greater awareness of the problematic nature of the concept of ?national interests?. This major new work delivers a long view of this issue, its twin... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 38.95
Completely unique in its global scope, this major text does what no other book in the field does: provides students with an excellent account of modern military history with analysis of strategy, as well as tactical and operational developments in the field of war. Carefully written by a highly renowned author, this book has been widely praised by... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 45.95
This original book presents a global approach to eighteenth century warfare. Emphasis is placed on the importance of conflict in the period and the capacity for decisiveness in impact and development in method. Through this Jeremy Black extends the view beyond land to naval conflict. European Warfare in a Global Context offers a comparative... more...
- Taylor and Francis 2007; US$ 54.95
This new volume examines the influence of trade and empire from 1689 to 1815, a crucial period for British foreign policy and state-building. Jeremy Black, a leading expert on British foreign policy, draws on the wide range of archival material, as well as other sources, in order to ask how far, and through what processes and to what ends, foreign... more...