Few historians have argued so forcefully or persuasively as Bernard
S. Bachrach for the study of warfare as not only worthy of
scholarly attention, but demanding of it. In his many publications
Bachrach has established unequivocally the relevance of military
institutions and activity for an understanding of medieval European
societies, polities, and mentalities. In so doing, as much as any
scholar of his generation, he has helped to define the status... more...