As I was saying…

This time, Pickering and Chatto’s catalog. Warning: if you are interested in all sorts of nooks and crannies (‘holes and corners’, if you will) of early modern Europeana, wear a bib when browsing. And bring your wallet.

Books of direct military note include:

Greenspan, Nicole. Selling Cromwell’s Wars:  Media, Empire and Godly Warfare,  1650–1658. Boydell & Brewer, 2011.
By the mid-seventeenth century, the English public’s thirst for news and a dramatic growth in print culture made the media a powerful tool for shaping public opinion. Greenspan examines a selection of Cromwell’s conflicts, policies and imperial ventures to explore the ways in which the media was instrumental in developing, promoting and legitimizing government actions.
Murdoch, Steve, and Alexia Grosjean. Alexander Leslie and the Scottish Generals of the Thirty Years’ War, 1618–1648. Boydell & Brewer, 2014.
Field Marshal Alexander Leslie was the highest ranking commander from the British Isles to serve in the Thirty Years’ War. Though Leslie’s life provides the thread that runs through this work, the authors use his story to explore the impacts of the Thirty Years’ War, the British Civil Wars and the age of Military Revolution. Based on research from archival material from across Europe, Murdoch and Grosjean are able to explore how Leslie and his fellow officers brought a unique set of cultural and societal factors to the European theatre of war.
More Scots!
White, Jason. Militant Protestantism and British Identity, 1603–1642. Boydell & Brewer, 2012.
Focusing on the impact of Continental religious warfare on English, Scottish and Irish Protestantism, this study is concerned with the way in which British identity developed in the early Stuart period. British identity and foreign policy are studied as one, allowing a greater understanding of the role of religious fervour on national and international politics of the time.
Presumably an expansion of his 2009 article in History.

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