From longbow, pike, and musket to Challenger tanks, from the Napoleonic Wars to the Gulf Campaign, from the Duke of Marlborough to Field Marshal Montgomery, this stimulating and informative book recounts the history of the British army from its medieval antecedents to the present day. Commanders, campaigns, battles, organizations, and weaponry are all covered in detail within the wider context of the social, economic, and political environment in which armies exist and fight, making thisthe definitive one-volume history of the British army for specialists and non-specialists alike.Three of these scholatly essays review the ministries of Cardwell, Arnold- Forstct, and Haldane. BOND ... A useful collection of essays on various colonial campaigns. CAl1. ... An overview of the late Victorian army at home and overseas . (ed.l.
|Title||:||The Oxford History of the British Army|
|Author||:||David G. Chandler|
|Publisher||:||Oxford Paperbacks - 2003|