Geoffrey Parker (historian)


Geoffrey Parker (historian)

Noel Geoffrey Parker (born 1943 in Nottingham, England) is a leading expert on military history. His best known book is "Military Revolution: Military Innovation and the Rise of the West, 1500-1800", first published by Cambridge University Press in 1988. He holds his BA, MA, Ph.D. and Litt.D. degrees from Cambridge University where he studied under the historian, Sir John Huxtable Elliott. He has taught at the University of Illinois and Yale University. He is currently the Andreas Dorpalen Professor of History at The Ohio State University.

Major works

*Parker, Geoffrey. "The Army of Flanders and the Spanish Road, 1567-1659", Cambridge, 1972.
*Parker, Geoffrey. "Military Revolution, 1560-1660 - A Myth?", The Journal of Modern History 48(1976): 196-214
*Parker, Geoffrey. "The Dutch Revolt", London, 1977.
*Parker, Geoffrey. "Philip II", Boston and London, 1978.
*Parker, Geoffrey. "Europe in Crisis, 1598-1648". Cornell U. Press, 1979.
*Parker, Geoffrey. "The Thirty Years' War". London: Routledge and Kegan Paul, 1984.
*Parker, Geoffrey. "Spain and the Netherlands, 1559-1659. Ten Studies", 2nd ed. Fontana, 1990.
*Parker, Geoffrey, joint ed. "The Times History of the World", 3rd ed. London, 1995
*Parker, Geoffrey. "The Military Revolution: Military Innovation and the Rise of the West, 1500-1800", 2nd. Ed. Press Syndicate of U. of Cambridge, 1996.
*Parker, Geoffrey, and Lesley M. Smith, eds. "The General Crisis of the Seventeenth Century", 2nd ed. Routledge, 1997.
*Parker, Geoffrey,"The window everyone overlooked", Wim de Groot et al. (concept and ed.), [http://www.wimdegroot.nl/the-seventh-window/index.htm "The Seventh Window. The King's Window donated by Philip II and Mary Tudor to Sint-Janskerk in Gouda (1557)"] , Hilversum 2005, p. 12-18.

External links

* [http://history.osu.edu/people/person.cfm?ID=713 University Biography Page]
* [http://people.cohums.ohio-state.edu/parker277/ Course Pages]


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