Positions

Research Areas research areas

Publications

Academic Article

Year Title
2017 Nithard as a military historian of the Carolingian Emprie c. 833-843Francia. Forschungen zur Westeuropaischen Geschichte.  44:29-55. 2017
2017 Bruno of Merseburg's Saxon War: A Study in Eleventh-Century German Military HistoryJournal of Military History.  81:341-367. 2017
2017 ROYAL LICENSING OF ECCLESIASTICAL PROPERTY EXCHANGES IN EARLY MEDIEVAL GERMANY: OTTONIAN PRACTICE ON CAROLINGIAN FOUNDATIONSViator - Medieval and Renaissance Studies.  48:93-114. 2017
2016 Military entrepreneurs in the armies of Edward I of England (1272-1307)The Haskins Society Journal: studies in medieval history.  27:179-193. 2016
2016 I. Inquisitio as a Tool of Royal Governance under the Carolingian and Ottonian KingsZeitschrift der Savigny-Stiftung fur Rechtsgeschichte, Germanistische Abteilung.  133:1-80. 2016
2015 Feudalism, Romanticism, and Source Criticism: Writing the Military History of Salian GermanyJournal of Medieval Military History.  15:1-25. 2015
2015 Landscapes of Defense: At the Nexus of Archaeology and History in the Early Middle AgesFrancia. Forschungen zur Westeuropaischen Geschichte.  42:231-252. 2015
2015 Milites and Warfare in Pre-Crusade GermanyWar in History.  22:298-343. 2015
2014 Bruno of Merseburg and his historical method, c.1085Journal of Medieval History.  40:381-398. 2014
2014 The costs of Fortress Construction in Tenth-Century Germany: The Case of Hildagsburg 2014
2014 The Historia Ierosolimitana of Baldric of Bourgueil.Journal of Military History.  78:1106-1107. 2014
2014 Restructuring the Eastern Frontier: Henry I of Germany, 924-936Journal of Military History.  78:9-35. 2014
2013 Henry I of Germany's 929 military campaign in archaeological perspectiveEarly Medieval Europe.  21:307-337. 2013
2013 Toward an Appraisal of the Wealth of the Ottonian Kings of Germany, 919–1024Viator - Medieval and Renaissance Studies.  44:1-27. 2013
2013 I. Immunities as Tools of Royal Military Policy under the Carolingian and Ottonian KingsZeitschrift der Savigny-Stiftung fur Rechtsgeschichte, Germanistische Abteilung.  130:1-36. 2013
2012 The Crossbow in English Warfare from King John to Edward I An Administrative PerspectiveCithara.  52:3-21. 2012
2012 Early Saxon Frontier Warfare: Henry I, Otto I and Carolingian Military InstitutionsJournal of Medieval Military History.  10:17-60. 2012
2012 Feeding the Host: The Ottonian Royal Fisc in Military PerspectiveStudies in Medieval and Renaissance History third series.  9:1-43. 2012
2011 Early Ottonian Warfare: The Perspective from CorveyJournal of Military History.  75:393-409. 2011
2011 Military Chaplains and the Religion of War in Ottonian Germany, 919–1024Religion, State and Society.  39:13-31. 2011
2010 The Written Word in Carolingian-Style Fiscal Administration under King Henry I, 919-936German History.  28:399-423. 2010
2009 Continuity of Written Administration in the Late Carolingian East c. 887-911: The Royal FiscFruhmittelalterliche Studien.  109-146. 2009
2009 Exercise of Royal Power in Early Medieval Europe: The Case of Otto the Great 936-973Early Medieval Europe.  17:389-419. 2009
2009 Prices, Price Controls, and Market Forces in England under Edward I c. 1294-1307Haskins Society Journal.  20:204-220. 2009
2008 The military organization of Ottonian Germany, c. 900-1018: The views of bishop Thietmar of MerseburgJournal of Military History.  72:1061-1088. 2008
2008 The Royal arms makers of England 1199-1216: A Prosopographical SurveyMedieval Prosopography.  25:49-75. 2008
2007 Memory, Epistemology and the Writing of Early Medieval Miltary History: THe Example of Bishop Thietmar of Merseburg (1009-1018)Viator - Medieval and Renaissance Studies.  38:63-90. 2007
2007 Saxon Military Revolution 912-973?: Myth and RealityEarly Medieval Europe.  15:186-222. 2007
2007 The rhetoric of historical writing: Documentary sources in histories of worms, c. 1300Journal of the History of Ideas.  68:187-206. 2007
2007 Lay confession to priests, in light of wartime practice (1097-1180)Revue d'Histoire Ecclesiastique.  102:76-99. 2007
2007 MEMORY, EPISTEMOLOGY, AND THE WRITING OF EARLY MEDIEVAL MILITARY HISTORY: THE EXAMPLE OF BISHOP THIETMAR OF MERSEBURG (1009-1018)Viator - Medieval and Renaissance Studies.  38:63-+. 2007
2006 English artillery 1189-1307: The implications of terminologyEnglish Historical Review.  121:1408-1430. 2006
2006 Military logistics during the reign of Edward I of England, 1272-1307War in History.  13:423-440. 2006
2006 Making Peace and War in the 'City-State' of Worms, 1235-1273German History.  24:505-525. 2006
2006 Crossbows for the king, Part II - The crossbow during the reign of Edward I of England (1272-1307)Technology and Culture.  47:81-90. 2006
2005 Military Planning in Thirteenth-Century EnglandNottingham Medieval Studies.  49:42-63. 2005
2004 The friars go to war: Mendicant military chaplains, 1216-c. 1300Catholic Historical Review.  90:617-633. 2004
2004 The military administration of England: The royal artillery (1216-1272)Journal of Military History.  68:1083-1104. 2004
2004 Conforming with the rhetorical tradition of plausibility: Clerical representation of battlefield orations against Muslims, 1080-1170International History Review.  26:1-19. 2004
2004 Crossbows for the king - The crossbow during the reigns of John and Henry III of EnglandTechnology and Culture.  45:102-119. 2004
2004 The Ecclesia Anglicana goes to war: Prayers, propaganda, and conquest during the reign of Edward I of England, 1272-1307Journal of British Studies Albion.  36:393-406. 2004
2003 The organisation of military religion in the armies of King Edward I of England (1272-1307)Journal of Medieval History.  29:265-286. 2003
2003 Lay Confession in the regnum Francorum: The Evidence ReconsideredJournal of Ecclesiastical History.  3-22. 2003
2003 The Crossbow Makers of England, 1204-1272Nottingham Medieval Studies.  47:168-197. 2003
1998 A Military Revolution Reconsidered: The Case of the Burgundian State under the Valois DukesEssays in Medieval Studies.  15:9-17. 1998

Book

Year Title
2017 Deeds of the Bishops of Cambrai from the Late Empire to the Early Eleventh Century Translation and Commentary 2017
2016 Warfare in Medieval Europe c. 400-c.1453 2016
2014 Deeds of the Saxons 2014
2014 The Histories of a Medieval German City, Worms c. 1000-c. 1300 Translation and Commentary 2014
2012 Warfare in Tenth-Century Germany 2012
2012 Warfare and Politics in Medieval Germany, Ca. 1000 On the Variety of Our Times 2012
2010 The Gesta Tancredi of Ralph of Caen A History of the Normans on the First Crusade 2010
2003 Religion and the Conduct of War, C. 300-1215 2003

Chapter

Year Title
2017 Civilians and Militia in Ottonian Germany: Warfare in an Era of Small Professional Armies.  110-131. 2017
2015 king edward I's military bureaucracy: The case of Peter of Dunwich.  273-281. 2015
2014 Ralph of Caen as a Military Historian.  87-99. 2014
2012 Military Industrial Production in Thirteenth Century England: The Case of the Crossbow Bolt.  243-256. 2012
2011 Edward I's Centurions: Professional Soldires in an Era of Militia Armies.  109-128. 2011
2008 Urban Military Forces of England and Germany c. 1240-c.1315, A Comparison.  231-242. 2008
2004 The Medieval Military Chaplain and his Duties.  69-88. 2004

Teaching Activities

  • Origins of European Society Taught course 2018
  • Colloq/Power Politics Medieval Taught course 2017
  • Independent Study Taught course 2017
  • Medieval Empires Taught course 2017
  • Independent Study/Honors Taught course 2017
  • Origins of European Society Taught course 2017
  • Foreign Cultures/Beer History Taught course 2017
  • Medieval Military History Taught course 2017
  • Sem/Europe High Mid Ages Taught course 2017
  • Holy War in the Holy Land Taught course 2016
  • Origins of European Society Taught course 2016
  • Stdy/Richard II of Eng & Hansa Taught course 2016
  • Intro to Historical Thinking Taught course 2016
  • Medieval England 800-1300 Taught course 2016
  • Western Civilization Taught course 2016
  • Medieval History through Film Taught course 2015 - 2016
  • Colloq/Norman Conquest England Taught course 2015
  • Expl/Mil & Polt Anc Greece-Mod Taught course 2015
  • Conquests, Castles, Catapults Taught course 2015
  • Western Civilization Taught course 2015
  • Expl/Mil & Polt Anc Greece-Mod Taught course 2015
  • Medieval Empires Taught course 2015
  • Medieval History through Film Taught course 2014 - 2015
  • Intro to Historical Thinking Taught course 2014
  • Sem/Readings in Medieval Hist Taught course 2014
  • Western Civilization Taught course 2014
  • IS/War in Western Tradition Taught course 2014
  • Western Civilization Taught course 2014
  • Ind Study/Baltic Crusades Taught course 2014
  • Medieval Military History Taught course 2014
  • Western Civilization Taught course 2014
  • Medieval History through Film Taught course 2013 - 2014
  • Education And Training

  • B.A. History, Carleton College
  • M.A. History, University of Notre Dame
  • Ph.D. History, University of Notre Dame
  • Full Name

  • David Bachrach