Category Archives: Polish Military History

Book Review of Poltava 1709: The Battle and the Myth

Serhii Plokhy, editor. Poltava 1709: The Battle and the Myth. Harvard Papers in Ukrainian Studies series. Cambridge, Massachusetts: Harvard Ukrainian Research Institute Harvard University, 2012. ISBN 978-1-932650-09-9. Maps. Illustrations. Notes. Index. Pp. xxv, 703. $29.95 (paperback). The battle of Poltava (1709) fought in … Continue reading

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Europe in the Age of Louis XIV (1661-1715): A Bibliography

INTERNATIONAL POLITICS AND WARFARE IN THE LATE MIDDLE AGES AND EARLY MODERN EUROPE A Bibliography of Diplomatic and Military Studies by William Young Chapter 6 – Europe in the Age of Louis XIV (1661-1715) Europe in the Age of Louis … Continue reading

Posted in Anglo-Dutch Wars of the 17th Century, Anglo-French Wars, Austrian Foreign Policy, Austrian Military History, Austro-Turkish War (1663-1664), Bibliography, British Foreign Policy, British Military History, British Naval History, Danish Foreign Policy, Danish Military History, Diplomacy, Dutch Foreign Policy, Dutch Military History, Dutch War (1672-1778), Europe in the 17th Century (1598-1715), French Foreign Policy, French Military History, Great Northern War (1700-1721), Nine Years War (1688-1697), Ottoman Foreign Policy, Ottoman Wars, Polish Military History, Prussian Foreign Policy, Prussian Military History, Russian Foreign Policy, Russian Military History, Russo-Turkish War (1676-1681), Spanish Foreign Affairs, Spanish Military History, Swedish Foreign Policy, Swedish Military History, War of Devolution (1667-1668), War of Reunions (1683-1684), War of the Holy League (1683-1699), War of the Morea (1684-1699), War of the Spanish Succession (1701-1713/14), Wars of Louis XIV (1661-1715) | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

Book Review of Peter the Great and Marlborough: Politics and Diplomacy in Converging Wars

Andrew Rothstein. Peter the Great and Marlborough: Politics and Diplomacy in Converging Wars. ISBN 978-0-333-39878-4. Maps. Notes. Index. London: Macmillan, 1986. Pp. xi, 247. The late Andrew Rothstein, a Russian-British journalist, examines Anglo-Russian relations during the War of the Spanish … Continue reading

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Book Review of Warfare in Eastern Europe, 1500-1800

Brian L. Davies, editor. Warfare in Eastern Europe, 1500-1800. History of Warfare series. Leiden, The Netherlands: Brill, 2012. ISBN 978-9004-22196-3. Notes. Bibliography. Index. Pp. vi, 364. $182.00. Historians in Central and Eastern European have produced a rich literature on the … Continue reading

Posted in Austrian Military History, Book Reviews, Europe in the 16th Century (1494-1598), Europe in the 17th Century (1598-1715), Europe in the 18th Century (1713-1789), Great Northern War (1700-1721), Ottoman Wars, Polish Military History, Russian Military History, Russo-Turkish War (1676-1681), Thirteen Years War (1654-1667), War of the Holy League (1683-1699) | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 2 Comments