War and the Past D.G. Chandler concludes our year-long survey of the nature of military history. David Chandler | Published in History Today Volume 31 Issue 12 December 1981 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.