Skip to main content
Loading
Loading

Results

  • Cultural Studies
Sort By:  1-10 of 71 (8 pages)
Results Per Page:
         

Introduction

Sam Edwards

Sam Edwards is Senior Lecturer in American History at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. He has published widely on the cultural history of twentieth century conflict. He is the author ofAllies in Memory: World War II and the Politics of Transatlantic Commemoration, c.1941-2001 (2015), which was shortlisted for the Royal Historical Society’s Gladstone Prize. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications
and

Amy Walling

Histories on Screen : The Past and Present in Anglo-American Cinema and Television

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

eBooks

...Film history has come a long way since the pioneering work of those such as Robert Rosenstone, Jeffrey Richards and Michael Paris in the 1980s and 1990s. See, for example, R. A. Rosenstone, History on Film, Film...

Educational utility

Philip Sabin

Philip Sabin is Professor of Strategic Studies in the Department of War Studies at King’s College, London. He has worked closely with the armed services and appears regularly on TV and radio. He has also co-edited the two volume Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Simulating War : Studying Conflict through Simulation Games

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

eBooks

...The most important function of wargames is to convey a vicarious understanding of some of the strategic and tactical dynamics associated with real military operations. Besides learning about the force, space and time relationships...

Reading Images

Catherine Armstrong

Catherine Armstrong is Senior Lecturer in American History at Loughborough University, UK. She is the author of Writing North America in the Seventeenth Century (2007) and, along with Laura M. Chmielewski, The Atlantic Experience: People, Places, Ideas (2013). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Using Non-Textual Sources : A Historian’s Guide

Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

eBooks

...Aim: In this chapter, we will explore in detail some of the issues that arise when historians use still images as their primary sources. We will discuss a variety of sources including paintings, maps, cartoons and photographs. The first...

Conclusion

Philip Sabin

Philip Sabin is Professor of Strategic Studies in the Department of War Studies at King’s College, London. He has worked closely with the armed services and appears regularly on TV and radio. He has also co-edited the two volume Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Simulating War : Studying Conflict through Simulation Games

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

eBooks

...While writing Chapter 11, I had the very encouraging experience of being commissioned by the Development, Concepts and Doctrine Centre (DCDC) of the UK’s Defence Academy at Shrivenham to run an entire study day on manual wargaming, focused...

Accuracy vs simplicity

Philip Sabin

Philip Sabin is Professor of Strategic Studies in the Department of War Studies at King’s College, London. He has worked closely with the armed services and appears regularly on TV and radio. He has also co-edited the two volume Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Simulating War : Studying Conflict through Simulation Games

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

eBooks

...Perhaps the most pervasive trade-off affecting all human attempts to understand the world in which we live is that between accurately capturing the almost infinite complexities of reality and keeping our models simple enough to be grasped...

The moving image as a secondary source: Truth, authenticity and narrative

Faye Sayer

Faye Sayer is Senior Lecturer in Public History and Community Archaeology at Manchester Metropolitan University, UK. She has published extensively on the value of public history and community archaeology, and she is the author of Public History: A Practical Guide (Bloomsbury Academic, 2015). Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Histories on Screen : The Past and Present in Anglo-American Cinema and Television

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

eBooks

...Overlooking ‘popular history’ The history presented in moving images has often been overlooked, undervalued and disregarded by many historians; considered...

Modelling conflict dynamics

Philip Sabin

Philip Sabin is Professor of Strategic Studies in the Department of War Studies at King’s College, London. He has worked closely with the armed services and appears regularly on TV and radio. He has also co-edited the two volume Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Simulating War : Studying Conflict through Simulation Games

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

eBooks

...Like the board and pieces in chess, the map and counters in a wargame are useless without clear rules to specify how players may use the components to contend for victory. It is here where wargame design departs most clearly from...

Designing the components

Philip Sabin

Philip Sabin is Professor of Strategic Studies in the Department of War Studies at King’s College, London. He has worked closely with the armed services and appears regularly on TV and radio. He has also co-edited the two volume Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Simulating War : Studying Conflict through Simulation Games

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

eBooks

...Is wargame design an art or a science? It certainly has scientific elements, such as the fact that the entire physical system (map, counters and rules) could be expressed if desired in purely mathematical terms, and could be programmed...

The moving image as primary source: Author, text and context

Histories on Screen : The Past and Present in Anglo-American Cinema and Television

Bloomsbury Academic, 2018

eBooks

...Film can be history too As an eager and impressionable undergraduate student, I once had the opportunity to enrol in a popular course on the Second World War. The professor, a respected military...

Modelling command dynamics

Philip Sabin

Philip Sabin is Professor of Strategic Studies in the Department of War Studies at King’s College, London. He has worked closely with the armed services and appears regularly on TV and radio. He has also co-edited the two volume Cambridge History of Greek and Roman Warfare. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

Search for publications

Simulating War : Studying Conflict through Simulation Games

Bloomsbury Academic, 2014

eBooks

...As I discussed in Chapter 1, wargames unite operational research and game theoretic approaches to conflict, by creating detailed mathematical models of reality whose operation depends on the free choices of competing players. Since...