Black’s History Week

What does Russia’s invasion of Ukraine mean for American and European geopolitical aims?

Professor Jeremy Black talks about the fortified palaces and manor houses of the sixteenth century

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