Dr. Kevin McBride Presents at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Military History

Dr. Kevin McBride will be presenting on Friday, May 21 at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Society for Military History at the Virginia Military Institute in Lexington, Virginia.

Dr. McBride’s presentation, “The Evolution of Native Warfare in Southern New England: 1200-1637” will be among other in the session titled  “Native American Warfare in 17th Century New England: Reactions and Adjustments to European Contact and Colonization,” chaired by  John F. Guilmartin, Jr. of Ohio State University.

Dr. McBride’s presentation will be in addition to two others that highlight other topics in 17th century Native warfare: “Native Perspectives on Violence in War and the Consequences of the Mystic Massacre”  by Matthew S. Muehlbauer from the U.S. Military Academy and “Maintaining the Initiative: The Connecticut Colony-Mohegan-Pequot Alliance on the Offensive” by Jason W. Warren, also from the U.S. Military Academy.

About the 2010 Annual Meeting of the Society for Military History: The 77th Annual Meeting of the Society for Military History with the theme, “Causes Lost and Won,” will provide an opportunity for a wide examination of military institutions and practices, including the causes, conduct, resolution, and consequences of past wars.  While the theme will provide a basic guide to determining the final program, the program committee will gladly consider proposals on other facets and perspectives of military history.

The Virginia Military Institute and the George C. Marshall Foundation will host this spring’s meeting, with the Center for Leadership and Ethics and the George C. Marshall Museum serving as the principal venues for the meeting. For more information, visit http://www.vmi.edu/show.aspx?tid=39625&id=39631.