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Oxford History of the British Army

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ISBN-10: 0192803115

ISBN-13: 9780192803115

Edition: 2nd 2002

Authors: David Chandler, Ian Beckett

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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 this the definitive one-volume history of the British army for specialists and non-specialists alike.
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Book details

List price: $35.00
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2002
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/26/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 504
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 0.836
Language: English

List of Maps
List of Contributors
The English Medieval Army to 1485
Towards the Standing Army 1485-1660
The Restoration Army 1660-1702
The Great Captain-General 1702-1714
The Army of the Georges 1714-1783
The Army and the First British Empire 1714-1783
The Transformation of the Army 1783-1815
An Unreformed Army? 1815-1868
The Late Victorian Army 1868-1914
The Army and the Challenge of War 1914-1918
The Four Armies 1914-1918
The Army between the Two World Wars 1918-1939
The Army and the Challenge of War 1939-1945
The Army and the Home Front 1939-1945
The Post-War Army 1945-1963
The Thirty Years Peace
The Army of British India
The Amateur Military Tradition
The British Way in Warfare
Towards the Future