Unlocking the power of gunpowder: a review of Bert S. Hall’s renaissance warfare research

Bert S. Hall’s comprehensive exploration of gunpowder’s impact on Renaissance warfare unveils a complex tapestry of technological innovation, shifting strategies, and societal transformations.

“In our time, we’ve privileged the cleanliness of wars over not having them” – Samuel Moyn on whether the goal of making war less brutal is helping perpetuate war itself

Professor Samuel Moyn speaks about his new book, and the challenges of controlling and managing the humanization of war.