The Oxford History of the British Army

The Oxford History of the British Army

Description

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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Details

Author(s)
David Chandler, Ian Beckett
Format
Paperback | 512 pages
Dimensions
129 x 195 x 32mm | 403g
Publication date
26 Jun 2003
Publisher
Oxford University Press
Publication City/Country
Oxford, United Kingdom
Language
English
Edition Statement
2nd Revised ed.
Illustrations note
15 b&w maps
ISBN10
0192803115
ISBN13
9780192803115
Bestsellers rank
77,847