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  1. General Reading 6 items
    1. The sociology of war and violence - Siniésa Maleéseviâc 2010

      Book Further reading

    2. War in Human Civilization - Azar Gat May 24, 2008 (Paperback)

      Book Further reading

    3. A History of Warfare - John Keegan October 7, 2004 (Paperback)

      Book Further reading

    4. War in European history - Michael Howard 2009

      Book Further reading

    5. The Utility of Force: The Art of War in the Modern World - Rupert Smith 7 Sept. 2006

      Book Further reading

  2. Seminar 1 - Introduction 7 items
    1. Chapter 1: What is war? - Carl von Clausewitz

      Chapter Essential Chapter 1 is Essential Reading for Week 1.

    2. Warfare in the ancient Near East to 1600 BC: holy warriors at the dawn of history - William James Hamblin 2006

      Book Further reading

    3. The dynamics of military revolution, 1300-2050 - MacGregor Knox, Williamson Murray 2001

      Book Further reading

    4. The dynamics of military revolution, 1300-2050 - MacGregor Knox, Williamson Murray 2001

      Book Further reading

    5. War before Civilization: The Myth of the Peaceful Savage - Lawrence H. Keeley 1996 (electronic resource)

      Book Further reading

    6. The origins of war: violence in prehistory - Jean Guilaine, Jean Zammit 2005

      Book Further reading

    7. War in Human Civilization - Azar Gat May 24, 2008 (Paperback)

      Book Further reading

  3. Seminar 2 - Negotiating Time and Space 1 item
  4. Seminar 3 - War and Violence in the Deep Past 2 items
    1. Anthropology, Archaeology, and the Origin of Warfare - Thorpe, I. J. N. 2003

      Article Essential Essential reading for Seminar 3

  5. Seminar 4 - Warbands and Lords 8 items
    1. Chapter 3: The Military Revolution of the Hundred Years War - Clifford J. Rogers

      Chapter Essential Chapter 3 is Essential Reading for Seminar 04

    2. Samurai, warfare and the state in early medieval Japan - Karl F. Friday 2003

      Book Further reading

    3. Western Warfare in the Age of the Crusades 1000-1300 (Paperback) - Routledge - John France 30/09/2017

      Book Further reading

    4. Warfare and society in the barbarian west, 450-900 - Guy Halsall 2003

      Book Further reading

    5. The armies of the caliphs: military and society in the early Islamic state - Hugh Kennedy 2001

      Book Further reading

    6. Medieval Chinese warfare, 300-900 - David Andrew Graff 2002

      Book Further reading

    7. Warfare, state, and society in the Byzantine world, 565-1204 - John F. Haldon 1999

      Book Further reading

    8. The rise and decline of the state - Martin L. Van Creveld 1999

      Book Further reading

  6. Seminar 5 - Private Force 4 items
    1. Distinctions, distinctions: 'public' and 'private' force? - Owens, P 2008

      Article Essential Essential reading for Seminar 5

    2. Agents of empire: knights, corsairs, Jesuits and spies in the sixteenth-century Mediterranean world - Noel Malcolm 2016

      Book Further reading Further reading for Seminar 5

    3. The Modern Mercenary: Private Armies and What They Mean for World Order 1 Jun. 2017

      Book Further reading Further reading for Seminar 5

    4. Mercenaries, pirates, bandits and empires: private violence in historical context - Alejandro Col©Łs, Bryan Mabee 2010

      Book Further reading Two chapters are further reading for Seminar 5

  7. Seminar 6 - War and State Formation 13 items
    1. War and the State in Early Modern Europe: Widening the Debate - Cools, C.H.L.I. ; Gunn, Steven ; Grummitt, David Fakgroep Skiednis 2008

      Article Essential Essential reading for Seminar 06

    2. The military revolution: military innovation and the rise of the west, 1500-1800 - Geoffrey Parker 1996 (various printings)

      Chapter Further reading

    3. War, politics and society in early modern China, 900-1795 - Peter Allan Lorge 2005

      Book Further reading

    4. Warfare, state and society on the Black Sea Steppe, 1500-1700 - Brian L. Davies 2007

      Book Further reading

    5. War and the state in early modern Europe: Spain, the Dutch Republic, and Sweden as fiscal-military states, 1500-1660 - Jan Glete 2002

      Book Further reading

    6. Ottoman warfare, 1500-1700 - Rhoads Murphey 1999

      Book Further reading

    7. European and Native American Warfare 1675-1795 - Armstrong Starkey 2002 (electronic resource)

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  8. Seminar 7 - War and Ideology 4 items
    1. Chapter 4 of The dynamics of military revolution, 1300-2050 - Knox MacGregor, Murray Williamson

      Chapter Essential Chapter 4 is Essential Reading for Seminar 07

    2. War in an age of revolution, 1775-1815 2013

      Book Further reading

  9. Seminar 8 - Industrial War and the Mass State 6 items
    1. On the road to total war: the American Civil War and the German Wars of Unification, 1861-1871 - Stig F©œrster, J©œrg Nagler 2002

      Book Further reading

    2. A world at total war: global conflict and the politics of destruction, 1937-1947 - Roger Chickering, Stig F©œrster, Bernd Greiner, German Historical Institute (Washington, D.C.) 2010

      Book Further reading

    3. How the war was won: air-sea power and allied victory in World War II - Phillips Payson O'Brien 2014

      Book Further reading

  10. Seminar 9 - Small Wars at Home and Abroad 5 items
    1. The evolution of strategy: thinking war from antiquity to the present - Beatrice Heuser c2010

      Book Further reading

    2. Hybrid warfare: fighting complex opponents from the ancient world to the present - Williamson Murray, Peter R. Mansoor 2012

      Book Further reading

    3. “Draining the Sea”: Mass Killing and Guerrilla Warfare - Benjamin Valentino, Paul Huth, Dylan Balch-Lindsay 2004-4

      Article Further reading

    4. War and the liberal conscience - Michael Howard 2011

      Book Further reading

  11. Seminar 10 - Legacies of War 1 item
    1. Chapter 3 of War in an age of risk - Christopher Coker

      Chapter Essential chapter 3 is Essential Reading for Seminar 10