Geographies of War (2022)
A Brief History of Britain 1851-2021: From World Power to ? (2022)
A Brief History of London (2022)
A Brief History of Britain 1851-2021 (2022)
A Brief History of the British Monarchy. From the Iron Age to King Charles III (2022)
A Brief History of Germany (2022)
A Brief History of the Atlantic (2022)
A History of Britain in 100 Maps (2022)
The French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars (2022)
The Short History of War (2021)
England in the Age of Dickens (2021)
Strategy and the Second World War (2021)
England in the Age of Austen (2021)
Military Strategy: A Global History (2020)
Tank Warfare (2020)
A Brief History of Portugal (2020)
A Brief History of the Mediterranean (2020)
History of the Twentieth Century (2020)
Introduction to Global Military History: 1750 to the Present Day (2019)
England in the Age of Shakespeare (2019)
Charting the Past. The Historical Worlds of Eighteenth-Century England (2019)
A Brief History of Spain (2019)
War and its Causes (2019)
The English Press, a History (2019)
The World at War 1914-45 (2019)
History of Europe: From Prehistory to the 21st Century (2019)
Imperial Legacies. The British Empire Around the World (2019)
Forts: an illustrated history (2018)
Fortifications and Siegecraft: Defense and Attack through the Ages (2018)
Geographies of an Imperial Power: Britain 1688-1815 (2018)
Mapping Shakespeare: An Exploration of Shakespeare’s worlds through maps (2018)
(with Ian Crofton) The Little Book of Big History: The Story of the Universe, Human Civilization, and Everything in Between (2018)
English Nationalism. A Short History (2018)
A Brief History of Italy (2018)
Land Warfare Since 1850: A Global History of Boots on the Ground (2018)
Naval Warfare: A Global History since 1860 (2017)
A History of Britain: 1945 to Brexit (2017)
Plotting Power: Strategy in the Eighteenth Century (2017)
Combined Operations: A Global History of Amphibious and Airborne Warfare (2017)
The World of James Bond (2017)
Air Power: A Global History (2016)
The Holocaust: History and Memory (2016)
Insurgency and Counterinsurgency (2016)
(ed.) The Tory World: Deep History and the Tory Theme in British Foreign Policy, 1679-2014 (2015)
The Cold War (2015)
The City on the Hill: A Life of the University of Exeter (2015)
Rethinking World War Two: The Conflict and its Legacy (2015)
War in Europe (2015)
The Atlantic Slave Trade in World History (2015)
Metropolis: Mapping the City (2015)
A Short History of Britain (2015)
Other Pasts, Different Presents, Alternative Futures (2015)
Clio’s Battles: Historiography in Practice (2015)
Geopolitics and the Quest for Dominance (2015)
The British Empire (2015)
A Century of Conflict (2014)
Politics and Foreign Policy in the Age of George I, 1714-1727 (2014)
British Politics and Foreign Policy, 1727-44 (2014)
The Power of Knowledge: How Information and Technology Made the Modern World (2013)
London: A History (2013)
War in the Eighteenth-Century World (2013)
War and Technology (2013)
Introduction to Global Military History: 1775 to the Present Day (2012)
A History of the British Isles (3rd edn) (2012)
Avoiding Armageddon: From the Great War to the Fall of France, 1918-40 (2012)
War and the Cultural Turn (2012)
Slavery (2011)
Fighting for America (2011)
Debating Foreign Policy in Eighteenth-Century Britain (2011)
The Great War and the Making of the Modern World (2011)
War in the World 1450-1600 (2011)
Crisis of Empire (2010)
A History of Diplomacy (2010)
Waterloo (2010)
War: A Short History (2010)
Naval Power (2009)
Geopolitics (2009
London. A History (2009)
The War of 1812 in the Age of Napoleon (2009)
War in the Nineteenth Century (2009)
The Politics of World War Two (2009)
War Since 1990 (2009)
Europe Since 1990 (2009)
Ideas for the Universities (2009)
Defence: Policy Issues for a New Government (2009)
Great Powers and the Quest for Hegemony. The World Order Since 1500 (2008)
What if? Counterfactualism and the Problem of History (2008)
The Curse of History (2008)
The Holocaust (2008)
Crisis of Empire. Anglo-American Relations in the Eighteenth Century (2008)
The Second World War (2007)
George II (2007)
A Short History of Britain (2007)
European Warfare in a Global Context, 1660-1815 (2007)
Revolutions in the Western World 1775-1825 (2006)
The Age of Total War 1860-1945 (2006)
The European Question and the National Interest (2006)
The Dotted Red Line. Is the British Military Overstretched? (2006)
George III: America’s Last King (2006)
Altered States: America Since the 1960s (2006)
The Slave Trade (2006)
War in European History, 1494-1660 (2006)
Using History (2005)
Introduction to Global Military History (2005)
Continental Commitment. Britain, Hanover and Interventionism 1714-1793 (2005)
A Subject for Taste. Culture in Eighteenth-Century England (2005)
Parliament and Foreign Policy in the Eighteenth Century (2004)
The British Seaborne Empire (2004)
Rethinking Military History (2004)
Britain Since the Seventies (2004)
Kings, Nobles and Commoners. States and Societies in Early Modern Europe (2004)
War and the New Disorder in the 21st Century (2004)
The Hanoverians. The History of a Dynasty (2004)
War. An Illustrated History (2003)
Georgian Devon (2003)
World War Two. A Military History (2003)
Italy and the Grand Tour (2003)
Visions of the World: A History of Maps (2003)
France and the Grand Tour (2003)
America as a Military Power 1775-1865 (2003)
The World in the Twentieth Century (2003)
European International Relations 1648-1815 (2003)
The World in the Twentieth Century (2002)
America as a Military Power 1775-1882 (2002)
European Warfare 1494-1660 (2002)
War in the New Century (2001)
Western Warfare 1775-1882 (2001)
Western Warfare 1882-1975 (2001)
Europe and the World 1650-1830 (2001)
Walpole in Power (2001)
The Politics of James Bond: from Fleming’s Novels to the Big Screen (2001)
British Diplomats and Diplomacy 1688-1800 (2001)
The English Press 1621-1861 (2001)
Eighteenth-Century Britain 1688-1783 (2001)
The Making of Modern Britain. The Age of Empire to the New Millennium (2001)
War. Past, Present and Future (2000)
A New History of Wales (2000)
Europe in the Eighteenth Century (1990; 2nd edn., 2000)
Modern British History since 1900 (2000)
A New History of England (2000)
Historical Atlas of Britain. The End of the Middle Ages to the Georgian Era (2000)
From Louis XIV to Napoleon. The Fate of a Great Power (1999)
Britain as a Military Power, 1688-1815 (1999)
Why Wars Happen (1998)
War and the World 1450-2000 (1998)
Maps and History (1997)
Maps and Politics (1997)
America or Europe. British Foreign Policy 1739-63 (1997)
History of the British Isles (1996)
Illustrated History of Eighteenth Century Britain (1996)
Warfare Renaissance to Revolution 1492-1792 (1996)
British Foreign Policy in an Age of Revolution (1994)
Convergence or Divergence? Britain and the Continent (1994)
European Warfare, 1660-1815 (1994)
The Politics of Britain 1688-1800 (1993)
History of England (1993)
The British Abroad: The Grand Tour in the Eighteenth Century (1992)
Pitt the Elder (1992)
A System of Ambition? British Foreign Policy 1660-1793 (1991)
A Military Revolution? Military Change and European Society 1550-1800 (1991)
War for America. The Fight for Independence 1775-1783 (1991)
Robert Walpole and the Nature of Politics in Early-Eighteenth Century Britain (1990)
Culloden and the ’45 (1990)
The Rise of the European Powers 1679-1793 (1990)
The English Press in the Eighteenth Century (1987)
The Collapse of the Anglo-French Alliance 1727-31 (1987)
Natural and Necessary Enemies: Anglo-French Relations in the Eighteenth Century (1986)
The British and the Grand Tour (1985)
British Foreign Policy in the Age of Walpole (1985)