David Bachrach

Phone: (603) 862-1926
Office: History, Horton Social Science Center Rm 405, Durham, NH 03824
David Bachrach


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

Research Interests

  • Administrative and military history of the medieval kingdoms of Germany and England

Courses Taught

  • HIST 425: Foreign Cultures/Beer History
  • HIST 435: Origins of European Society
  • HIST 498: Expl/Vikings!
  • HIST 501: Medieval Military History
  • HIST 540: Foundtns Medievl Hist:300-1300
  • HIST 633/833: Medieval England 800-1300
  • HIST 634/834: Medieval Empires
  • HIST 640/840: Holy War in the Holy Land
  • HIST 690/890: Sem/Byzantine
  • HIST 695: Independent Study
  • HIST 797: Colloq/Power Politics Medieval
  • HUMA 511C: Medieval World (The Crusades)

Selected Publications

Bachrach, B. S. (2017). Deeds of the Bishops of Cambrai from the Late Empire to the Early Eleventh Century Translation and Commentary. Routledge.

Bachrach, D. S. (2017). Royal Licensing of Ecclesiastical Property Exchanges in Early Medieval Germany: Ottonian Practice on Carolingian Foundations. Viator, 48(2), 93-114. doi:10.1484/j.viator.5.115978

Bachrach, D. S. (2016). Warfare in Medieval Europe c. 400-c.1453. London: Routledge.

Bachrach, D. S. (2016). I. Inquisitio as a Tool of Royal Governance under the Carolingian and Ottonian Kings. Zeitschrift der Savigny-Stiftung für Rechtsgeschichte: Germanistische Abteilung, 133(1), 1-80. doi:10.7767/zrgga-2016-0103

Bachrach, D. S. (2015). Milites and Warfare in Pre-Crusade Germany. War in History, 22(3), 298-343. doi:10.1177/0968344514524938

Corvey, W. O., & Widukind. (2014). Deeds of the Saxons. CUA Press.

Bachrach, D. S. (2014). The costs of Fortress Construction in Tenth-Century Germany: The Case of Hildagsburg. Unknown Journal, 45.3, 25-58.

Bachrach, D. D. S. (2014). The Histories of a Medieval German City, Worms c. 1000-c. 1300 Translation and Commentary. Ashgate Publishing, Ltd..

Bachrach, D. S. (2012). Warfare in Tenth-Century Germany.

Metz, A. V. (2012). Warfare and Politics in Medieval Germany, Ca. 1000 On the Variety of Our Times. Pontifical Inst of Medieval studies.

Bachrach, D. S. (2003). Religion and the Conduct of War, C. 300-1215. Boydell Press.