When Diplomacy Fails

By Zack Twamley

On Going since May 2012 • Updated weekly

A weekly podcast covering the build up to, breakout of and consequences of various conflicts in history.

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  Direct Link   Download 37 Minutes 25 Sep 2019

In our ninth installment on 17th century warfare, we assess the overall contribution of the Dutch to the military revolution, through a few important spheres. We will learn that spreading the word about new technological innovations was not an unusual practice, and that Europeans were far more willing to share their discoveries than we may have previously imagined. In addition, we examine how the drill became the supreme method of warfare, and how it inculcated a sense of discipline which profoundly affected European society on the battlefield as much as off. The journey involves one of discipline, forbearance and continued practice, and obsolete methods of making war did not go quietly...*********Click here to pre-order the book|Click here to sign up on Patreon from as little as $2 a month and access awesome goodies!|Click here to find our dedicated section of the website|AND#1)Follow us on Twitter#2)Like us on Facebook#3)Join the history friends group! For information regarding your data privacy, visit acast.com/privacy. . .