Introduction to Military History (Proseminar in Comparative History)

History 103U.001

Fall 2016
Section: 
001
Instructor: 
Location: 
3104 Dwinelle
Day & Time: 
F 10-12
CCN: 
16047
Units: 
4

An introduction to global military history from the late eighteenth century to the late twentieth century, with emphasis on the interplay between strategic paradigms, technology, and society. The format is a seminar: regular and active participation is required. Each student will produce a stand-alone research paper that is suitable as a thesis proposal.

Course Books

What is Military History? by Morillo, Stephen Polity. ISBN: 9780745659794 Required
Art of War in World History by Chaliand, Gerard University of California Press. ISBN: 9780520079649 Required
Makers of Modern Strategy by Paret, Peter Princeton University Press. ISBN: 9780691027641 Required
Evolution of Strategy by Heuser, Beatrice Cambridge. ISBN: 9780521155243 Required
Introduction to Global Military History by Black, Jeremy Routledge. ISBN: 9780415629201 Required