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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 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 a useful one-volume history of the British army for specialists and non-specialists alike.
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About the Editors: David Chandler is a distinguished military historian and former Head of the Department of War Studies at the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst. He is also President Emeritus of the British Commission for Military History, a Vice-President of the Commission Internationale d'Histoire Militaire, and the author of twenty-eight books. Ian Beckett is Head of the School of Literature and History at the University of Luton, and formerly Senior Lecturer in the Department of War Studies at the Royal Military Academy at Sandhurst.
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Book Description Oxford University Press, 1997. Condition: New. New. Seller Inventory # Q-0192853333
Book Description Oxford University Press, USA, 1997. Paperback. Condition: New. Seller Inventory # DADAX0192853333