The Long Arm of Empire

The Long Arm of Empire : Naval Brigades from the Crimea to the Boxer Rebellion

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Richard Brooks examines the strategic importance of the Naval Brigades and their human side from personal testimonies. They were introduced by the Royal Navy as a land warfare force to help the regular British Army during the the 19th century.

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Product details

  • Paperback | 384 pages
  • 156 x 240 x 19mm | 680g
  • Little, Brown Book Group
  • Constable
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 0094788405
  • 9780094788404

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About Richard Brooks

Richard Brooks specialized in military history and theory of war at Oxford. He is the author of a number of books, including The Long Arm of Empire: Naval Brigades from the Crimea to the Boxer Rebellion.

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