Charles William Chadwick Oman

The Byzantine Empire


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Fifty years ago the word “Byzantine” was used as a synonym for all that was corrupt and decadent, and the tale of the East-Roman Empire was …

England and the Hundred Years' War


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This little book by the British military historian, Charles Oman, begins with the accession of the warrior king, Edward III, to the English …

Warwick the Kingmaker


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Richard Neville, 16th Earl of Warwick (1428-1471), wealthy and powerful peer of England, was one of the leaders of the Wars of the Roses (14…

Seven Statesmen of the Later Republic


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While there are many general histories of the decline and fall of the Roman Republic, the Oxford historian, Charles Oman, writes that his li…

The Reign of George VI, 1900-1925: A Forecast Written in the Year 1763


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Imagine a world in which there were no major revolutionary upheavals (the American, French and Russian revolutions did not occur), there was…