Paul Lockhart

Paul Lockhart

Paul Lockhart is Professor of History at Wright State University. His books include "Frederik II and the Protestant Cause: Denmark’s Role in the Wars of Religion" and "The Drillmaster of Valley Forge"

Europe’s Big Bang: How Gunpowder Transformed the Medieval World

Europe’s Big Bang: How Gunpowder Transformed the Medieval World

Philip the Bold, duke of Burgundy, was a warrior’s warrior. Hawk-nosed, ambitious, and brash, Philip had been a soldier since childhood. He was still a smooth-faced boy of 14 when he fought alongside his father, King John II of France, in the battle of Poitiers in 1356. Like King

Paul Lockhart
Paul Lockhart
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