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|BRITISH HISTORIAN TO PRESENT FREE LECTURES FEB. 11
HAMMOND -- University of Exeter
history professor Jeremy Black, an expert on European history and modern
warfare, will present a pair of free lectures at Southeastern Louisiana
University on Tuesday, February 11.
William Robison, head of Southeastern=s
department of history and political science, said Black=s lectures will
be both fun and timely.
"Professor Black is the author of more
than 50 books, many of them on 18th century
British politics and modern warfare," Robison said. "He is an extremely
entertaining and erudite lecturer."
The lectures, both scheduled for the
Student Union Theatre, are open to faculty, staff, students and the public.
Black will speak on "The Politics of
James Bond: From Fleming's Novels to the Big Screen" at 11 a.m. and on
"Modern Warfare Reconsidered" at 2 p.m.
Black is considered one of the most
important scholars working today in the fields of early modern European
history and world military history. Some of his major books include "War
and the World: Military Power and the Fate of Continents, 1450-2000"; "Britain
as a Military Power, 1688-1815"; "Maps and History: Constructing Images
of the Past; Maps and Politics: A Military Revolution?"; and "War in the
Early Modern World, 1450-1815." He has also published "The Politics of
He has been a major player in the "Military
Revolution" debate that has dominated early modern military and political
history for more than a decade, and has also turned his attention to the
political and symbolic power of mapping.
For additional information about the
lectures, contact Robison at 985-549-2109 or email@example.com.
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