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Jeremy BlackJeremy Black is Professor of History at the University of Exeter. Graduating from Cambridge with a starred first, he did postgraduate work at Oxford, and then taught at Durham, eventually as professor, before moving to Exeter in 1996. He has lectured extensively in Australia, Canada, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, New Zealand, and the USA, where he has held visiting chairs at West Point, Texas Christian University, and Stillman College. A past Council member of the Royal Historical Society, Black is a Senior Fellow of the Foreign Policy Research Institute. He was appointed to the Order of Membership of the British Empire for services to stamp design.

He is or has been on a number of editorial boards including the Journal of Military History, the journal of the Royal United Services Institute, Media History, the International History Review, and History Today and was editor of Archives.

He is the author of over 100 books, especially on eighteenth century British politics and international relations. Recent publications include War and World 1450-2000 (Yale), The British Seaborne Empire (Yale), Maps and History (Yale), George III (Yale) and European Warfare in a Global Context, 1660-1815 (Routledge).



"What did the Georgians ever do for us?" Opinion piece in The Times, 18 Oct 2014

"How not to remember the First World War." Read Jeremy's piece in Standpoint

Read reviews of Jeremy's latest book The Power of Knowledge in Wall Street Journal, The Times and on Standpoint.

Read about Contesting History on Bloomsbury website

Coming soon: A Century of Conflict: War, 1914-Present (OUP)


The Power of Knowledge. How Informationa nd Technology Made the Modern World (Yale, 2014) >>More

Politics and Foreign Policy in the Age of George I, 1714-1727 (2014) [20% discount – quote code AUTHOR20 when ordering] >>More

War and Technology (2013) >>More

Avoiding Armageddon: From the Great War to the Fall of France, 1918-40 (2012) >>More

The Battle of Waterloo: A New History >>More