For more than a decade, Princeton University sociologist Miguel Centeno has taught “The Western Way of War,” a popular undergraduate course that explores the evolution of organized violence from the earliest archaeological record to the present day. A version of … Continue reading →
Berkeley Lab researchers help scientists determine the radiation risk of exploring an underwater aircraft carrier. About 42 miles southwest of San Francisco and 2,600 feet underwater sits the U.S.S. Independence, a bombed-out relic from World War II. The aircraft carrier … Continue reading →
ANN ARBOR — It’s football, not soccer! Or is it? Americans use the word soccer to describe the game that just about everybody else in the world calls football, and this duel over semantics enrages purists of the game.
Britain’s impending withdrawal from Afghanistan and France’s recent dispatch of troops to the troubled Central African Republic are but the latest indicators of a long-standing pattern. Since 1945 most British and French overseas security operations have taken place in places … Continue reading →
University of Arizona researcher Michael Worobey and his team have discovered that the key to understanding influenza pandemics may lie in flu exposure during childhood. Just as the world was recovering from the devastation of World War I, another killer … Continue reading →
Ray Callahan discusses his career as historian, author of British military history A head-on collision with the British Official Secrets Act of 1911 changed the focus of Raymond Callahan’s doctoral dissertation, but also led to a long and distinguished career … Continue reading →
A heroic World War One soldier’s previously unknown semi-autobiographical novel has come to light following the completion of a project to archive and make public the manuscripts, poems and correspondence of Frederick William Harvey. F W Harvey’s papers are now … Continue reading →
Countries May Simply Have Less Ability to Fight COLUMBUS, Ohio – While some researchers have claimed that war between nations is in decline, a new analysis suggests we shouldn’t be too quick to celebrate a more peaceful world. The study … Continue reading →