Journal of Belgian History, XLVI, 2016, 2

2016 2

What is the significance of studying military history today? And where lies the relevance for Belgium, a state that for a long time had a mandatory neutral status and had only a limited military importance? Nel de Mûelenaere and Josephine Hoegaerts, the two young historians and guest editors of this new theme issue, show that military history can be a flourishing field of research for Belgium, with innovative and interdisciplinary methods.

(Belgian) military history is very much alive and is more than the history of famous battles!