The Victorians at War, 1815-1914: An Encyclopedia of British Military History

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ABC-CLIO, Jan 1, 2004 - History - 405 pages
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This encyclopaedia 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. the results were. Biographies reveal 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 conditions, social backgrounds of soldiers and diseases and wounds they fell victim to.
  

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This is a singularly outstanding book, better than anything in its field, and a "one-source," fascinating encyclopedia for the Victorian military historian. Full of interesting detail, witty, and well referenced. It deserves a place in every military historian's library.

Contents

An Encyclopedia of British Military History A
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An Encyclopedia of British Military History B
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An Encyclopedia of British Military History C
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An Encyclopedia of British Military History D
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An Encyclopedia of British Military History E
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An Encyclopedia of British Military History F
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An Encyclopedia of British Military History G
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An Encyclopedia of British Military History H
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An Encyclopedia of British Military History R
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An Encyclopedia of British Military History S
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An Encyclopedia of British Military History T
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An Encyclopedia of British Military History U
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An Encyclopedia of British Military History V
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An Encyclopedia of British Military History W
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An Encyclopedia of British Military History Y
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An Encyclopedia of British Military History Z
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An Encyclopedia of British Military History I
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An Encyclopedia of British Military History J
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An Encyclopedia of British Military History K
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An Encyclopedia of British Military History L
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An Encyclopedia of British Military History M
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An Encyclopedia of British Military History N
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An Encyclopedia of British Military History O
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An Encyclopedia of British Military History P
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An Encyclopedia of British Military History Q
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An Encyclopedia of British Military History Appendix 1 Chronology of British Army Wars Campaigns and Other Operations 18151914
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An Encyclopedia of British Military History Appendix 2 British Army Commanders in Chief Chiefs of the General Staff and Chiefs of the Imperial G...
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An Encyclopedia of British Military History Appendix 3 Indian Army Commanders in Chief 18151914
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An Encyclopedia of British Military History Appendix 4 A Note on Currency
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An Encyclopedia of British Military History Bibliography
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An Encyclopedia of British Military History Index
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An Encyclopedia of British Military History About the Author
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Harold E. Raugh, Jr., is the command historian of the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center and Presidio of Monterey, Monterey, CA, and a fellow of the Royal Historical Society.

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