Category Archives: Periods – Pike and Shot

Review of ‘The Barbary Pirates’ (Osprey)

Jonathan Aird reviews a new Osprey on the history of the Barbary Pirates during the 15th to 17th centuries. It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Women at war

By Rob Morgan I picked up a short review of a book called “Women, Armies & Warfare” by John A. Lynn II, the other day. Published by Cambridge University Press in the UK, it’s a short 251-page book. It will … Continue reading

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Review of ‘English Civil War Fortifications’ (Osprey)

Paul Le Long reviews an Osprey in their Fortress series, “English Civil War Fortifications 1642-51.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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A note on ‘Brandtschatzung’

By Rob Morgan The bi-annual journal War & Society (ISSN 0729-2473) is published by the Australian University of New South Wales’ Department of History, and so may not be familiar to many Pike & Shot period-oriented readers in the northern … Continue reading

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‘Smuta’ board game review

Godfrey Bailey provides another board game review/description. This one is of a Russian board game called “Smuta.” The game is set in early 1600s Russia, during a “time of troubles.” Godfrey explains the modifications he made to the multi-player game … Continue reading

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Review of ‘Pike and Shot Tactics 1590-1660’ (Osprey)

Paul Le Long reviews another Osprey book, this one from the Pike and Shot period, “Pike and Shot Tactics 1590-1660.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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A sample article for the new year

This month’s sample article from the pages of past Lone Warrior magazines is a report by Jonathan Aird on the results of an English Civil War tournament for soloists that he umpired. It’s on the Sample Articles page.

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An Osprey

Paul Le Long describes “The British Army 1660-1704.” It’s on the Ospreys at a Glance page.

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Review of two Brent Nosworthy books

Paul Le Long reviews two book by Brent Nosworthy that focus on tactics from the 17th through the 19th centuries. It’s on the Reviews page.

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A sample article for September

This month’s sample article from the pages of Lone Warrior magazine is a set of rules for Samurai warfare. The rules are titled “Daimyo” and are from the pen of Ian Duncan. The article can be found on the Sample … Continue reading

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