Jeremy Black

Jeremy Black is Emeritus Professor of History at Exeter University. He is a prolific lecturer and writer, the author of over 100 books. Many concern aspects of eighteenth century British, European and American political, diplomatic and military history but he has also published on the history of the press, cartography, warfare, culture and on the nature and uses of history itself. His recent books include The Geographies of an Imperial Power: Britain 1688-1815, Fortifications and Siegecraft: Defense and Attack through the Ages, and Strategy and the Second World War: How the War was Won, and Lost

The latest issue of University of Cambridge’s Alumni Magazine encourages ignorant rejection of Britain’s past

The new edition of Tom Harper’s ‘Atlas: A World of Maps’ is an instructive as well as attractive volume

Jeremy Black makes his way through the British Library’s Crime Classics collection

Jeremy Black weighs in on two recent historiographical offerings

Professor Jeremy Black on British Library Crime Classics and his favourite ‘whodunits’

The spouse of a longstanding MP has an opportunity to offer a particular perspective

In Britain, contentious historical issues receive attention to an unprecedented degree

It is wilfully forgotten that the Royal Navy was central to ending the slave trade

The historical power struggle between uniformity and decentralisation

Jeremy Black reviews The Man Who Didn’t Fly, by Margot Bennett