His 326

Spring 2014

Military History
Instructor: Philip Jones (pdj@bradley.edu)
Office: 336C Bradley Hall
Classroom: BR 235
Class Time: 9:00-9:50 MWF

 

Text:
P.D. Jones, Military History of the West  (online)


 W 22 JAN

Introduction   

 

 F 24 JAN

Ancient Warfare        

 Chapter 1-A

 M 27 JAN

Ancient Warfare                    

Chapter 1-B

 W 29 JAN

Ancient Warfare        

Chapter 1-C  and Dupicq 1 (7.7k)

 F 31 JAN

Medieval Warfare                  

Chapter 2-A and Longbow (1.6k)

 M 3 FEB

Medieval Warfare                  

Chapter 2-B and Dupicq 2 (6.6k)

 W 5 FEB

Medieval Warfare      

Chapter 2-C and Froissart (8.7k)

  F 7 FEB

Eighteenth Century Warfare           

Chapter 3-A and Dupicq 3 (4.1k)

 M 10 FEB

Eighteenth Century Warfare                       

 Chapter 3-B and Dupicq 4 (5.4k)

 W 12 FEB

Eighteenth Century Warfare

Chapter 3-C and Parkman (10.7k)

  F 14 FEB

Napoleonic Warfare

Chapter 4-A and Dupicq 5 (5.2k)

 M 17 FEB

Napoleonic Warfare

Chapter 4-B and Dupicq 6 (5.2k)

 W 19 FEB

Napoleonic Warfare

Chapter 4-C and Tolstoy (27.4k)

F 21 FEB

EXAM 1

 

 M 24 FEB

The Civil War

Chapter 5-A and Red Badge of Courage 1 (13k)

 W 26 FEB

The Civil War

Chapter 5-B and  Red Badge of Courage 2 (10.5k)

 F 28 FEB

The Civil War

Chapter 5-C and Red Badge of Courage 3 (12.2k)

 M 3 MAR

War and the Industrial Revolution

Chapter 6-A and Sherman (6.7k)

 W 5 MAR

War and the Industrial Revolution

Chapter 6-B and Defence of Duffer's Drift 1 (7.7k)

 F 7 MAR

War and the Industrial Revolution

Chapter 6-C and Defence of Duffer's Drift 2 (9.8k)

M 10 MAR

World War I

Chapter 7-A and Mahan -1 (4.4k)

W 12 MAR

World War I

 Chapter 7-B  Mahan -2 (5.6k)

 

Spring Break

 

M 24 MAR

World War I

Chapter 7-C and Remarque (3.8k)

W 26 MAR

Naval Warfare

Chapter 8-A

F 28 MAR

Naval Warfare

Chapter 8-B

M 31 MAR

Naval Warfare

Dana (14k)

 W 2 APR

Naval Warfare

Chapter 8-C

  F 4 APR 

EXAM2         

 

 M 7 APR

Interwar Years           

Chapter 9-A

  W 9 APR

Interwar Years

Chapter 9-B

  F 11 APR

Interwar Years

Chapter 9-C and Douhet (12.9k)

 M 14 APR

World War II             

Chapter 10-A

 W 16 APR

World War II 

Chapter 10-B

 F 18 APR

World War II

Chapter 10-C and Guderian (14.3k)

 M 21 APR

Cold War                   

Chapter 11-A and Anti-Tank Article

 W 23 APR

Cold War

Chapter 11-B and Combat Myths

 F 25 APR

Cold War

Chapter 11-C and Miami Shootout (41 minutes)

 M 28 APR

Contemporary Situation

Chapter 12-A

 W 30 APR

Contemporary Situation

Chapter 12-B

  F 2 MAY

Contemporary Situation

Chapter 12-C

 M 5 MAY

Iraq     

Reading

Each exam - 20% of final grade
Quizzes - 40% of final grade