(For these books, see my Amazon page.  In addition, members of academia.edu can download many of my articles from that website)

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  • Waging War: Conflict, Culture and Innovation in World History (New York: Oxford University Press, 2015).  Link to Catalog
  • Barbarians and Brothers:  Anglo-American Warfare, 1500-1865 (New York: Oxford University Press, 2011).  Link to Catalog             Review on H-War
  • Editor, Empires and Indigenes:  Intercultural Alliance, Imperial Expansion, and Warfare in the Early Modern World (New York: NYU Press, 2011). Catalog   Review on H-Empire   Review on H-Atlantic
  • Editor, Warfare and Culture in World History (New York: NYU Press, 2011). Link to Catalog
  • Crowds and Soldiers in Revolutionary North Carolina: The Culture of Violence in Riot and War (Gainesville: University Press of Florida, 2001).   Link to Catalog    Link to review (H-South)
  • Associate Editor for Peter Karsten, et al., eds., Encyclopedia of War and American Society, 3 vols. (New York: Sage Publications, 2005). (also available online through Sage Publications) Link to Catalog 

ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS (most recent first)

  • “Culture of War,” in Oxford Bibliographies Online: Military History, ed. Dennis Showalter (New York: Oxford University Press, 2016). link
  •   “When Did Warfare Begin? Archaeology, Evolution, and the Evidence of Early Human Conflict,” Military History Quarterly (Winter 2015): 64-71.
  •   “Warfare in Seventeenth-Century North America,” in Oxford Bibliographies Online: Atlantic History, ed. Trevor Burnard (New York: Oxford University Press, 2012; revised 2015).
  • “Subjects, Clients, Allies, or Mercenaries?  The British use of Irish and Amerindian military power, 1500–1815,” in Britain’s Oceanic Empire: Atlantic and Indian Ocean Worlds, c. 1550-1850, eds. H.V. Bowen, Elizabeth Mancke, and John G. Reid (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012), 179-217.  Link to Catalog
  • “Keeping the Irish Down and the Spanish Out:  English Strategies of Submission in Ireland, 1594-1603,” in Hybrid Warfare: Fighting Complex Opponents from the Ancient World to the Present, Williamson Murray and Peter Mansoor, eds. (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2012), 45-71.  link to Amazon
  • “The Native American Military Revolution: Firearms, Forts, and Polities,” in Empires and Indigenes:  Intercultural Alliance, Imperial Expansion, and Warfare in the Early Modern World, ed. Wayne E. Lee (New York: NYU Press, 2011), 49-80.
  • “Projecting Power in the Early Modern World: The Spanish Model?” in Empires and Indigenes:  Intercultural Alliance, Imperial Expansion, and Warfare in the Early Modern World, ed. Wayne E. Lee (New York: NYU Press, 2011), 1-18.
  • “Plattsburgh 1814:  Warring for Bargaining Chips” in Between War and Peace:  How America Ends Its Wars, ed. Mat Moten (New York: Free Press, 2011) Link to Catalog
  • “Using the Natives against the Natives:  Indigenes as ‘Counterinsurgents’ in the British Atlantic, 1500-1800,” Defence Studies 10.1 (2010): 88-105 Available from InformaWorld
  • “Mind and Matter–Cultural Analysis in American Military History: A Look at the State of the Field,” Journal of American History 93.4 (2007): 1116-42.
  • “Peace Chiefs and Blood Revenge: Patterns of Restraint in Native American Warfare in the Contact and Colonial Eras,” Journal of Military History 71 (2007):  701-41.
  • “From Gentility to Atrocity: The Continental Army’s Ways of War” Army History 62 (Winter 2006): 4-19.  PDF online
  • “Restraint and Retaliation: The North Carolina Militia and the Backcountry War of 1780-82,” in War & Society in the American Revolution, eds. John Resch and Walter Sargent (Dekalb: Northern Illinois University Press, 2007), 163-190. Link to Catalog
  • “The Civilian Experience of War during the American Revolution,” in Daily Lives of Civilians in Wartime Early America: From the Colonial Era to the Civil War, eds. David S. Heidler and Jean T. Heidler (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2007).  Link to Catalog
  • “Fortify, Fight, or Flee: Tuscarora and Cherokee Defensive Warfare and Military Culture Adaptation,” Journal of Military History   68 (2004): 713-770.
  • “Early American Ways of War: A New Reconaissance, 1600-1815,” Historical Journal 44 (2001): 269-89. Available from JSTOR
  • Michael Galaty, Ols Lafe, Wayne E. Lee and Zamir Tafilica, eds., Light and Shadow: Isolation and Interaction in the Shala Valley of Northern Albania (Los Angeles: Cotsen Institute of Archaeology Press, 2013.  (I am co-author of six chapters and sole author of one).
  • Michael Galaty, Wayne E. Lee, Charles Watkinson, Zamir Tafilica, and Ols Lafe,  “Fort, Tower, or House? Building a Landscape of Settlement in the Shala Valley of High Albania,” Internet Archaeology 27 (2009): http://intarch.ac.uk/journal/issue27/galaty_index.html.
  • Heather Rypkema, Wayne E. Lee, Michael Galaty, and Jonathan Haws, “Rapid, In-Stride Soil Phosphate Measurement in Archaeological Survey: A New Method Tested in Loudoun County, Virginia,” Journal of Archaeological Science 34 (2007): 1859-67.  Available online (w/subscription access)
  • Michael Galaty, Ols Lafe, Zamir Tafilica, Wayne Lee, Mentor Mustafa, Charles Watkinson, and Antonia Young,  “Projekti i Luginës së Shalës: Fushata 2005,” in Seminari i Gjashtë Ndërkombëtar “Shkodra Në Shekuj”, Muzeu Historik i Shkodrës (Shkodër:  Muzeu Historik I Shkodrës, 2006), 232-8 (in Albanian with English summary, published in 2007).
  • “The Pylos Regional Archaeological Project IV: Change and the Human Landscape in a Modern Greek Village in Messenia,” Hesperia 70 (2001): 49-98. Available through JSTOR