Jim joined the University of Northampton in 2012, having previously taught military history at the University of Salford. He is a military historian with a broad interest in Britain’s security during the era of Total War (1914-1945).
- HIS1015 Blood & Iron: Europe, 1815-1914
- HIS2014 First World War
- HIS3027 Secret State: British Intelligence, 1558-1994
Jim’s primary research interest is British intelligence during the First World War. He published Haig’s Intelligence (2013), a monograph that explored British perceptions of the German army on the Western Front between 1916 and 1918.
For publications, projects, datasets, research interests and activities, view Jim Beach’s research profile on Pure, the University of Northampton’s Research Explorer.