Martin van Creveld, Prof. Emeritus at the Hebrew University, Jerusalem, is one of the world’s best-known experts on military history and strategy.
Born in the Netherlands, educated in Israel and the United Kingdom, van Creveld is the author of twenty-five books. Most are about military history and strategy; but he has also written on political history, women’s history, American history, Israeli history, the history of conscience, and the history of equality. Between them, these works have now been published in twenty different languages.
Prof. van Creveld has taught or lectured in virtually every important institute of higher strategic learning, both military and civilian, in the world. He is the author of several hundred newspaper- and magazine articles and has appeared on radio and television programs in many countries.