Jeremy Black (historian)

Jeremy Black (historian)

Jeremy Black (born 30 October, 1955) MBE is British historian and a Professor of History at the University of Exeter. He is a senior fellow at the Center for the Study of America and the West at the Foreign Policy Research Institute. He is the author of over seventy books, especially on eighteenth century British politics and international relations.

He graduated from Queens' College, Cambridge, with a starred first and then did postgraduate work at St John's and Merton at Oxford, and then taught at Durham as a professor before moving to Exeter in 1996. He has lectured extensively in Australasia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy and the U.S.. He was awarded an MBE for services to stamp design. He has also recently been involved with the Oxford Discovery Programme on the Transatlantic Crossing of the Queen Mary 2; where he delivered a series of 4 lectures.


Black's publications include:

  • Parliament and Foreign Policy in the Eighteenth Century, CUP, 2004 (in press).
  • The English Seaborne Empire, Yale, 2004 (in press).
  • Kings, Nobles and Commoners: States and Societies in Early Modern Europe, I.B. Tauris, 2004
  • World War Two: A Military History, Routledge, 2003.
  • World War Two: A Military History, Routledge, 2003.
  • Italy and the Grand Tour, Yale University Press, 2003.
  • France and the Grand Tour, Palgrave, 2003.
  • Visions of the World: A History of Maps, Mitchell Beazley, 2003.
  • The British Abroad. The Grand Tour in the Eighteenth Century, Sutton, 2003.

Paperback edition

  • editor of, War in the Modern World 1815-2000, Routledge, 2003.
  • War. An Illustrated World History, Sutton, 2003.
  • Warfare in the Eighteenth Century, Cassell, 2002.
  • The World in the Twentieth Century, Longman, 2002.
  • America as a Military Power 1775-1882, Greenwood, 2002.
  • editor of, European Warfare 1494-1660, Palgrave, 2002.
  • European International Relations 1648-1815, Palgrave, 2002.
  • Europe and the World 1650-1830, Routledge, 2002.
  • with Donald MacRaild, Nineteenth-Century Britain, Palgrave, 2002.
  • A History of the British Isles (2 nd edition), Palgrave, 2002.
  • editor of, European Warfare 1815-2000, Palgrave, 2002.
  • Warfare in the Western World 1882-1975, Indiana University Press/Acumen, 2001.
  • War in the New Century, Continuum, 2001.
  • Western Warfare 1775-1882, Indiana University Press, 2001.
  • Walpole in Power : Britain 's First Prime Minister, Sutton, 2001.
  • The Politics of James Bond: from Fleming's Novels to the Big Screen, Greenwood, 2001.
  • British Diplomats and Diplomacy 1688-1800, University of Exeter Press, 2001.
  • The English Press 1621-1861, Sutton, 2001.
  • Eighteenth-Century Britain 1688-1783, Palgrave, 2001.
  • A Military Revolution? Military Change and European Society 1550-1800, 1991

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