War, Conflict & Violence

Death, Mud and Guns: Military Revolution and the Birth of Bureaucracy

In early modern Europe—that’s about 1500 to 1800—warfare changed dramatically, mostly due to the rise of gunpowder weapons. The introduction of artillery and shoulder arms to early modern European warfare had immediate consequences such as changing fortress design, necessitating the switch from cavalry to infantry, and the building of large Read more…

By Marissa Rhodes, ago