Leading military historians illuminate the major developments in European warfare during a period of momentous technological, political and military change.
Frank Tallett is Head of the School of Humanities at the University of Reading and co-Director of its Centre for the Advanced Study of French History. His previous publications include War and Society in Early Modern Europe, 1495-1715 (1992, 2nd edition 2002), Priests, Prelates and People: A History of European Catholicism since 1750 (with N. Atkin, 2003) and, as co-editor, The Right in France from the Revolution to Le Pen (2003). D. J. B. Trim is Walter C. Utt Professor of History at Pacific Union College. His previous publications as editor and co-editor include The Chivalric Ethos and the Development of Military Professionalism (2003), Cross, Crown and Community: Religion, Government and Culture in Early Modern England 1400-1800 (2004), Amphibious Warfare 1000-1700: Commerce, State Formation and European Expansion (2006), and Persecution and Pluralism: Calvinists and Religious Minorities in Early-Modern Europe, 1550-1700 (2006).