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Prof. John A. Lynn II

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Contact Information

309 Gregory Hall
810 S. Wright Street
Urbana, IL 61801
Professor Emeritus

Additional Campus Affiliations

Professor Emeritus, History
Professor Emeritus, Center for Global Studies

Highlighted Publications

BOOKS

The Bayonets of the Republic: Motivation and Tactics in the Army of Revolutionary France, 1791-94. University of Illinois Press. 1984.

The Tools of War: Ideas, Instruments, and Institutions of Warfare, 1445-1871. Ed. John A. Lynn. University of Illinois Press. 1990.

Feeding Mars: Logistics in Western Warfare from the Middle Ages to the Present. Ed. John A. Lynn. Westview Press. 1993.

Giant of the Grand Siècle: The French Army, 1610-1715. Cambridge University Press. 1997.

The Wars of Louis XIV, 1667-1714. Longman. 1999.

Battle: A History of Combat and Culture. Westview Press. 2004.

Women, Armies, and Warfare in Early Modern Europe. Cambridge University Press. 2008.

Another Kind of War: The Nature and History of Terrorism. New Haven, CT: Yale University Press, 2019.

Recent Publications

Lynn, J. A. (2019). Another Kind of War: The Nature and History of Terrorism. Yale University Press. https://doi.org/10.2307/j.ctvk8vzjr

Lynn, J. A. (2019). The bayonets of the republic: Motivation and tactics in the army of revolutionary france, 1791-94. Taylor and Francis. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429309052

Lynn, J. A. (2018). Recalculating French army growth during the Grand Siècley 1610-1715. In C. J. Rogers (Ed.), The Military Revolution Debate: Readings on the Military Transformation of early Modern Europe (pp. 117-148). Taylor and Francis. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429496264-6

Lynn, J. A. (2018). The trace italienne and the growth of armies: The French case. In C. J. Rogers (Ed.), The Military Revolution Debate: Readings on the Military Transformation of early Modern Europe (pp. 169-200). Taylor and Francis. https://doi.org/10.4324/9780429496264-8

Lynn, J. A. (2017). Toward an army of honor: The moral evolution of the french army, 1789-1815. In Warfare in Europe 1792-815 (pp. 195-216). Taylor and Francis. https://doi.org/10.4324/9781351126724-8

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