Feature What is Military History? Eight historians discuss a subject which has strong claims to be regarded as the oldest form of history. Michael Howard | Published in History Today Volume 34 Issue 12 December 1984 To continue reading this article you will need to purchase access to the online archive. Buy Online Access Buy Print & Archive Subscription If you have already purchased access, or are a print & archive subscriber, please ensure you are logged in. Please email email@example.com if you have any problems.