What is Military History

What is Military History

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This clear, readable introduction to the popular field of military history is now available in a refreshed and updated second edition. It shows that military history encompasses not just accounts of campaigns and battles but includes a wide range of perspectives on all aspects of past military organization and activity. In concise chapters it explains the fundamental features of the field, including: The history of military history, showing how it has developed from ancient times to the present; The key ideas and concepts that shape analysis of military activity; it argues that military history is as methodologically and philosophically sophisticated as any field of history; The current controversies about which military historians argue, and why they are important; A survey of who does military history, where it is taught and published, and how it is practiced; A look at where military history is headed in the future. The new edition of What is Military History? provides an up-to-date bibliography and cutting edge new case studies, including counterinsurgency, and as such continues to be ideal for classes in military history and in historiography generally, as well as for anyone interested in learning more about the dynamics of a rich and growing area of study.There are military historians and historians with military interests scattered through colleges and universities across ... Military history programs come in two varieties, related to the types of military history we have identified throughout this book. ... to be up-to-date is the online guide to graduate programs in military history maintained by the Society for Military History ... The best-known PhD programs with significant concentrations in military history are at Ohio State University, Templeanbsp;...


Title:What is Military History
Author: Stephen Morillo
Publisher:John Wiley & Sons - 2013-04-03
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