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The Victorians at War, 1815-1914
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The Victorians at War, 1815-1914
An Encyclopedia of British Military History
Edition: 1
Creators: Harold Raugh
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
Pub. date: 10/13/2004
Lib. SRP: 87.00 USD
Ret. SRP: 87.00 USD
Format: Adobe PDF eBook
ISBN: 9781576079263
DRM Level: Adobe Content Server 4
Min. Version: Adobe Digital Editions
File size: 8238 KB
Age Group: 7 - 17
Languages:
   English
Subjects:
   History, Military, Nonfiction
Keywords:
   Military History, World History
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Short Description:
   

Capturing the strength of the British Army from 1815 to 1914, this groundbreaking reference presents the most recent research on the most significant wars, campaigns, battles, and leaders.

Full Description:
   

The Victorians at War, 1815 - 1914: An Encyclopedia of British Military History surveys the major wars, campaigns, battles, and expeditions of the British Army as well as its weaponry, tactics, and all other aspects of its operations from the end of the Napoleonic Wars to the dawn of World War I.

Containing numerous maps depicting various theaters of war, this all-encompassing volume explains why the numerous military operations took place and what the results were. Biographies reveal fascinating facts about British and Indian Army officers and other ranks, while other entries deal with recruitment, training, education and literacy, uniforms, equipment, pay and conditions, social backgrounds of the soldiers, diseases and wounds they fell victim to, and much more. This volume is indispensable to those wanting to gain information about the British Army during this remarkable imperial era.

Reviews:
  Journal of Military History, 04/01/2005
      ... an excellent sourcebook for high school and college students. ... an excellent work of reference.
  American Reference Books Annual, 03/01/2005
      "The Victorians at War is a great book for research into the British Army's history during its high point in world history."
  CHOICE, 03/01/2005
      "A helpful work of synthesis ... Highly recommended. Military and undergraduate libraries, and public libraries."
  Booklist, 03/15/2005
      "This is a very easy-to-use and highly readable book. It could supplement history collections as well as strengthen the reference sections on the Victorian era and on the British Empire. It would be a good purchase for academic and large public library collections, satisfying both the informal researcher and the serious student."
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