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    The Crimean War (The War Correspondents) (Hardback) By (author) Andrew D. Lambert, By (author) Stephen Badsey


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    DescriptionDuring the Crimean War, for the first time, newspaper correspondents were able to provide the public with eye-witness accounts of the scenes of conflict. This book combines such descriptions from "The Times" of London with a discussion of the war, based on historical scholarship. In addition to the famous accounts submitted by William Howard Russell, all areas of the Black Sea theatre are covered, including the Sea of Azov, the Caucasus and Bulgaria, along with other major theatre of war, the Baltic, where the Admiral and Commander-in-Chief sometimes acted as "Times" correspondent. This marks a return to the contemporary perception of the war, where the whole conflict was observed, rather than the subsequent concentration on the heroism, incompetence and recovery on the few square miles of the Crimean Uplands that have come to dominate the modern image of the war.

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    The Crimean War
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Andrew D. Lambert, By (author) Stephen Badsey
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 352
    Width: 172 mm
    Height: 248 mm
    Thickness: 27 mm
    Weight: 975 g
    ISBN 13: 9780750900430
    ISBN 10: 0750900431

    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC subject category V2: HBG, HBLL, JW
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T5.4
    BIC E4L: WAR
    BIC subject category V2: HBJD
    BIC geographical qualifier V2: 1DV
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: JFD
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 01
    BISAC V2.8: HIS015000
    B&T General Subject: 431
    BISAC V2.8: HIS032000, HIS000000
    DC22: 947/.073
    DC20: 947.073
    BISAC V2.8: HIS027000
    LC classification: DK214.L42
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: DK214 .L42 1994
    LC subject heading:
    Illustrations note
    103 b&w illustrations, bibliography, index
    The History Press Ltd
    Imprint name
    Sutton Publishing Ltd
    Publication date
    01 July 1994
    Publication City/Country
    Table of contents
    Departure; Varna; the Battle of Alma; the siege, Balaklava and Inkerman; the winter arrives; recovery and the resumption of the seige; the Kertch expeditions; the Tchernaya and the fall of Sevastopol; Kinburn and the end of the campaign; the Baltic; peace and triumphs galore.