Monthly Archives: August 2016

War and Conflict Book Talk at NIU

I will be offering a book talk on War and Conflict in the Early Modern World, 1500-1700, at Northern Illinois University this Friday 26 August, 2016. The Department of History is sponsoring the book talk and hosting a reception to … Continue reading

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Flooding as a Military Strategy

Originally posted on Center for the Study of Religious Violence:
Flooding is part of life in the Netherlands. But, at least since the sixteenth century, humans have deliberately instigated floods as a military strategy. During the Dutch Revolt (1566-1648), dykes…

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