Lecture Tonight: Black on Modern Warfareby Karen Handley • March 6, 2007
Wabash College invites you to hear Jeremy Black give a talk at 8 p.m. Monday, March 12, in room 101 (Lovell Lecture Room) in Baxter Hall. His talk will be on "Modern Warfare: A Military Historian’s Perspective."
Black, a professor of history at the University of Exeter, is an internationally known authority on military history. He has published over 70 books on topics ranging from early modern Europe to contemporary warfare and military history. Some of his titles include: Warfare in the Eighteenth Century, Trade, Empire and British Foreign Policy 1689-1815 : Politics of a Commercial State, and Altered States: America Since the Sixties.
He will explore the topic of modern warfare with special emphasis on contemporary fighting in Iraq and the potential for the escalation and transformation of that war.
His talk, sponsored by the Wabash College history department and Hadley Fund, is free and open to the public.