Published: April 28, 2015 at 6:30 pm
During the Civil War, Frederick Law Olmsted left landscape design behind to help create the U.S. Sanitary Commission
Published: April 28, 2015 at 6:03 pm
Some of the most controversial nuclear weapons programs of the 20th century
Published: April 28, 2015 at 5:56 pm
Though the treaty hasn't been altered in its six decades, the strategic stance of NATO has evolved with the times
Published: April 28, 2015 at 5:45 pm
An American artist's interpretation of reported German atrocities against Belgians in World War I
Published: April 28, 2015 at 5:43 pm
The Germans Arrive (Anne S.K. Brown Military Collection/Brown University Library)
The Case of Sergeant Delaney (Anne S.K. Brown Military Collection/Brown University Library)
Belgian Farmyard (Anne S.K. Brown Military Collection/Brown University Library)
Base Hospital, No. 1 (Yale University …
Published: April 28, 2015 at 4:58 pm
Readers react to the evolution of warfare and how Rob Citino ranked tanks
Published: April 28, 2015 at 11:50 am
Editor Mike Robbins introduces MHQ's new Classic Dispatches department
Published: April 28, 2015 at 11:09 am
Imprudent King: A New Life of Philip II
by Geoffrey Parker
Reviewed by Paul Lockhart
The Deluge: Remaking of the Global Order, 1918-1931
by Adam Tooze
Reviewed by Dennis Showalter
Spies, Patriots, and Traitors: American Intelligence in the …
Published: April 28, 2015 at 11:06 am
Fighting the Great War at Sea
Strategy, Tactics and Technology
by Norman Friedman
Naval Institute, $85
Though a noted naval historian, Friedman paints an exceptionally comprehensive picture of the geopolitical, social, military, political, and financial considerations—mostly in Britain and somewhat …
Published: April 28, 2015 at 11:03 am
America and World War I
A Traveler's Guide
By Mark D. Van Ells. 432 pages.
Interlink Books, 2014. $22.
THE CENTENNIAL OF THE OUTBREAK of World War I in Europe in 1914 has generated an uptick in battlefield tourism to …
Published: April 28, 2015 at 11:00 am
Spies, Patriots, and Traitors
American Intelligence in the Revolutionary War
By Kenneth A. Daigler. 317 pages.
Georgetown, 2014. $29.95
VETERAN OF MORE THAN 30 YEARS in the CIA, Kenneth A. Daigler writes like a case officer reporting from a time …
Published: April 28, 2015 at 10:58 am
The Great War, America, and the Remaking of the Global Order, 1918–1931
By Adam Tooze. 672 pages.
Viking, 2014. $40.
ADAM TOOZE BUILT HIS EUROPEAN REPUTATION specializing in the economic history of the Third Reich, and he makes …
Published: April 28, 2015 at 10:56 am
A New Life of Philip II
By Geoffrey Parker. 438 pages. Yale, 2014. $40.
"THE HISTORY OF PHILIP THE SECOND," historian William Hickling Prescott once wrote, "is the history of Europe during the latter half of the sixteenth …
Published: November 10, 2014 at 9:05 am
Churchill, a young lieutenant, describes the fighting he witnesses following gunboats up the Nile as Kitchener’s army tries reclaim Sudan from Mahdist forces
Published: November 10, 2014 at 8:56 am
James McPherson (Left) and Wayne Lee (Right).
Renowned Civil War scholar James McPherson says it's a historian's job to get beyond the myths that people hold and "closer to some kind of reality." In his most recent book, excerpted this …
Published: November 10, 2014 at 8:42 am
Marc G. DeSantis discusses leaders who died not in battle but at the hands of assassins.