War and Society: From Knights to the Thin Red Line
0.5 Credit

Hours per week:
  • Lecture/Discussion: 3

This course examines major themes in the history of warfare from the Middle Ages to the Seven Years War. Topics include the experience of war for soldiers and civilians, development of military tactics and techniques, technological change and the battlefield, the professionalization of armies and the growth of the modern state, and the political and economic origins of military power.