Geoffrey Parker


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in Nottingham, The United Kingdom
December 25, 1943

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Geoffrey Parker is Andreas Dorpalen Professor of European History and an Associate of the Mershon Center at The Ohio State University. He has published widely on the social, political and military history of early modern Europe, and in 2012 the Royal Dutch Academy recognized these achievements by awarding him its biennial Heineken Foundation Prize for History, open to scholars in any field, and any period, from any country.

Parker has written or co-written thirty-nine books, including The Military Revolution: Military innovation and the rise of the West, 1500-1800 (Cambridge University Press, 1988), winner of the 'best book prize' from both the American Military Institute and the Society for the History of Technology; The Grand Strategy of P
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The Military Revolution: Mi...

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Global Crisis: War, Climate...

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The Thirty Years' War

3.72 avg rating — 162 ratings — published 1984 — 15 editions
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The Cambridge Illustrated H...

3.74 avg rating — 212 ratings — published 1995 — 6 editions
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Imprudent King: A New Life ...

4.04 avg rating — 110 ratings — published 2014 — 10 editions
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The Army of Flanders and th...

4.22 avg rating — 94 ratings — published 1972 — 5 editions
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The Grand Strategy of Phili...

3.95 avg rating — 88 ratings — published 1998 — 3 editions
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The Dutch Revolt

3.98 avg rating — 55 ratings — published 1977 — 8 editions
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3.89 avg rating — 81 ratings — published 1978 — 10 editions
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Europe in Crisis: 1598-1648

3.88 avg rating — 40 ratings — published 1979 — 6 editions
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