Black’s History Week

How was the balance of power maintained in the eighteenth century?

Professor Jeremy Black talks about why the British found the Boers so difficult to defeat

Was the “Scramble for Africa” in the late nineteenth century strategically planned?

Professor Jeremy Black on the British military presence in India in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries

Professor Jeremy Black on how Britain, France and the Ottoman Empire found themselves fighting together in the Crimea

Professor Jeremy Black discusses why and how Europe was engulfed in wars with France between 1792 and 1815

Professor Jeremy Black explores and debunks some generalisations about war in early modern Europe

Professor Jeremy Black and Graham Stewart discuss the impacts on medieval warfare

Professor Jeremy Black offers Graham Stewart a crash course in the history of war

Graham Stewart and Jeremy Black on how the British military has been shaped over the last two hundred years