Jeremy Black at the Edinburgh book Festival

Jeremy Black is a prolific lecturer and writer, the author of over 100 books. Many concern aspects of eighteenth century British, European and American political, diplomatic and military history but he has also published on the history of the press, cartography, warfare, culture and on the nature and uses of history itself.
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A New History of England

A New History of England (History Press, 2020). Podcast for the New Books Network.

Poirot’s little grey cells

Professor Jeremy Black talks to Graham Stewart about Belgium’s greatest fictional detective for The Critic.

The World of James Bond

The World of James Bond. The Lives and Times of 007. Updated Edition, published by Rowman and Littlefield, out June 2021.30% DISCOUNT OFF LIST PRICE USING CODE RLFANDF30Paperback, 9781538126363, list price $25.00, after discount $17.50Ebook, 9781538126370, list price $23.50, after discount $16.45 Order online at https://Rowman.com

French connections

French Connections: France’s historical inheritance. Podcast for The Critic


All my podcasts and articles written for The Critic are available here.

The Great War

Out 6 May 2021. Published by Bloomsbury. Find out more.

France since De Gaulle

France since De Gaulle: a radical or conservative republic? For The Critic.

Campus Freedom

Campus Freedom: The Threat to Free Speech in University & Academic Life. Debate for The New Culture Forum


Two podcasts for New Diplomatic History: -A History of Diplomacy-The Second World War Listen now

Did Gaullism save France?

Jeremy Black talks to Graham Stewart of The Critic about the French experience from the liberation of 1944 through to the student unrest of 1968.


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The Lantern of History: Essays in Honour of Jeremy Black – Edited by Ric Berman and William Gibson. Find out more.



Out now: A New History of England

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Mapping conflict through the centuries

There is little documented mapping of conflict prior to the Renaissance period, but, from the 17th century onward, military commanders and strategists began to document the wars in which they were involved and, later, to use mapping to actually plan the progress of a conflict. Using contemporary maps, Jeremy Black‘s Maps of War: Mapping Conflict through the Centuries (Conway, 2016) covers the history of the mapping of land wars, and shows the way in which maps provide a guide to the history of war.

Jeremy talks to Marshall Poe for the New Books Network. Listen to the podcast here.

Turmoil in Europe (Podcast)

Jeremy Black addresses the Foreign Policy Research Institute on turmoil in Europe — from Brexit to the rise of nationalist parties to Russian machinations in Ukraine.

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Engage Jeremy as a speaker

Jeremy can be contacted direct at jeremy@jeremyblack.co.uk or via GreatBritishSpeakers.co.uk