What's your favorite historical time period?
When it comes to economic history, it’s 1850 to roughly 1940. A ton of important stuff happens then which tells us a lot about what our economy is going through today.
Military history is the late cold war transitioning into the early global war on terror. Essentially 1980-2010. A huge advancement in military tech happened as well as a major shift in tactics due to the threat of non-state terror and asymmetrical warfare.