Tag Archive: Military History

The Soldier’s Experience in The Face of Battle (1976)

Military history has traditionally, and continues to, have something of a poor reputation in academic circles. It seems beyond dispute that the field is the subject of much sneering at the intellectually lightweight… Continue reading

The Undeserved Legacy of Charles XII: Historiographical Failings in Military History

‘Battle of Poltava’, Pierre-Denis Martin, 1726, oil on canvas (size unknown) Charles XII of Sweden, who pulled the country into the disastrous Great Northern War at the age of only eighteen, is the… Continue reading