Failure of Analysis: Philip Bobbitt’s The Shield of Achilles

Towards a More Total War: ‘Gentlemanly Warfare’ and the Rise of the Nation-State

Humanity in the Face of Annihilation: Christopher Nolan’s Dunkirk

Let’s Get Serious: Making Light of Heavy History

Civil War, Round One: Holger Hoock’s Scars of Independence

Episodic History: Bryan’s Picks

Inexorable Fate: Bernard Cornwell’s The Last Kingdom Series

Finding John Brown’s Body

Dueling Perspectives: John Keay and J.A.G. Roberts’s Histories of China