Comments on the State of the Field

"'Rally Once Again:' The Embattled Future of Military History," by John A. Lynn, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Luncheon Talk at Annual Meeting of the Society for Military History, May 1997.

Published as "The Embattled Future of Military History," Journal of Military History , Vol. 61, No. 4. (Oct., 1997), pp. 777-789. [Link to J-Stor; access by subscribers only]

"Why Military History Matters," by Fred Kagan, American Enterprise Institute, June 27, 2006.

"Knowledge Is Power," by LTC Robert Bateman, Office of the Secretary of Defense, Altercation, July 25, 2006.

"The Serious Study of War," Mark Grimsley, The Ohio State University, Blog Them Out of the Stone Age, July 31, 2006.

"Sounding Taps: Why Military History Is Being Retired," John J. Miller, National Review National Political Reporter, National Review Online, September 26, 2006; October 9, 2006 issue.

"Crocodile Tears for Military History: An Open Letter to John J. Miller, National Review Online," Mark Grimsley, The Ohio State University, Cliopatria, September 27, 2006.

"Right Wing, Imperialistic Warmongers?" by David Greenberg, The Open University, The New Republic Online, October 4, 2006.

"War and the Historical Profession," by David A. Bell, The Open University, The New Republic Online, October 5, 2006.

"War: What Is It Good For?" by David Greenberg, The Open University, The New Republic Online, October 5, 2006.

"War and the Historians," by Michael Kazin, The Open University, The New Republic Online, October 5, 2006.

"War Thoughts at School," by Eric Rauchway, The Open University, The New Republic Online, October 5, 2006.

Responses to "Why Military History Matters" and "Sounding Taps," Blog Them Out of the Stone Age.

Responses to "Sounding Taps," H-War Discussion Network.