Eighteenth-Century Fiction journal

Eighteenth-Century Fiction, a McMaster University journal

Posts tagged history of war

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Military utensils and the rather extravagant plan for an impregnable fortress, from The Field of Mars: being an alphabetical digestion of the principal naval and military engagements, in Europe, Asia, Africa, and America, particularly of Great Britain and her allies, from the ninth century to the present period (London:J. Macgowan, 1781), vol. 2.

To learn more about warfare in the 18th-century and how it was depicted in fiction and other literary genres, see the following Eighteenth-Century Fiction articles on the journal’s archive: read them for free!

Special issue “War/La Guerre.”

Other articles:

A Tale of Two Tactics: Laclos’s Novel Approach to Military Crisis and Reform
Author: Julia Anne Osman

Warfare and Its Discontents in Eighteenth-Century Fiction: Or, Why Eighteenth-Century Fiction Failed to Produce a War and Peace
Author: Maximillian E. Novak

"A Romance the likest to Truth that I ever read": History, Fiction, and Politics in Defoe’s Memoirs of a Cavalier
Author: Nicholas Seager

The Crocodile Strikes Back: Saint Martin’s Interpretation of the French Revolution
Author: Fabienne Moore

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