The Experience of Warfare in Britain: Crimea, Boer and the First World War 1854-1929

The Experience of Warfare in Britain: Crimea, Boer and the First World War 1854-1929

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By (author) Alan Farmer

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  • Publisher: HODDER EDUCATION
  • Format: Paperback | 240 pages
  • Dimensions: 173mm x 241mm x 13mm | 431g
  • Publication date: 30 September 2011
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1444110101
  • ISBN 13: 9781444110104
  • Illustrations note: black and white photos and diagrams
  • Sales rank: 460,741

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Alan Farmer is a widely published academic on modern American, European and British history. He taught history to students of all ages for all his working life. He was Head of History at the University of Cumbria until retiring in 2006.

Table of contents

Chapter 1 INTRODUCTION: THE EXPERIENCE OF WAR 1854-1929 1 Britain's Position in the World 1854-1929 2 The Impact of the War 1854-1918 Chapter 2 THE CRIMEAN WAR 1854-6 1 The Causes of the War 2 The British Army 3 Fighting in the Crimea in 1854 4 The Winter of 1854-5 5 The War 1855-6 6 The Wider War 7 Peace Study Guide Chapter 3 THE IMPACT OF THE CRIMEAN WAR ON BRITAIN 1 Political Developments 2 Financing the War 3 Social Change 4 Military Reform 5 Key Debate Study Guide Chapter 4 THE BOER WAR 1 The Causes of the War 2 The British Army in 1899 3 The First Phase of the War, October-December 1899 4 The Second Phase of the War, January-September 1900 5 Guerrilla War, September 1900 to May 1902 6 The End of the War 7 Key Debate Study Guide Chapter 5 THE IMPACT OF THE BOER WAR ON BRITAIN 1 The Political Impact of the War 2 The Economic Impact of the War 3 The Social Impact of the War 4 Reorganisation of Imperial Defence 5 key Debate Study Guide Chapter 6 THE FIRST WORLD WAR 1 the Start of the War 2 The British Army's Readiness for War 3 The War in 1914 4 The War in 1915 5 The War in 1916 6 The War in 1917 7 1918: The End of the War 8 Key Debate Study Guide Chapter 7 THE IMPACT OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR ON BRITAIN 1 Political Impact 2 The Impact of the Media and Propaganda 3 Opposition to the War 4 The Economic Impact of the War 5 The Social Impact of the War 6 The Defence of Britain 1918-29 7 Key Debate Study Guide Glossary Index