Wars of the British Empire

Wars of the British Empire : Praeger illustrated military history

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Available individually or as a set Provides an insightful, yet concise, overview of the major battles of the Empire's history Praeger is pleased to announce a partnership with Osprey Publishing to make these unique books available to our customers. Now available in high-quality hardback volumes, this series provides insightful, yet concise, overviews of major battles. The books have been created to appeal to a wide range of interested readers, including students, amateur and professional military historians, period re-enactors - just about anybody who wants to learn more about these dramatic historical events. Wars of the British Empire provides a detailed history of fifteen major battles from Britain's rise to world power. Volumes contain copious illustrations: photos, full-colour 3-D maps, artists' renditions of battles Concise yet authoritative accounts Careful integration of illustrations and text provides a unique understanding of each battleshow more

Product details

  • Hardback | 96 pages
  • 178 x 254mm
  • ABC-CLIO
  • Greenwood Press
  • Westport, United States
  • English
  • Illustrated
  • illustrated edition
  • 0275986268
  • 9780275986261

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?These volumes, each devoted to a separate battle, provide a thoughtful, detailed, and well-illustrated narrative with careful reconstruction of strategy, terrain, preparation, stages of battle, capabilities of the soldiers, and the myriad political details involved. The illustrations include many photos of the sites where battles occurred as well as period drawings and prints.?-Reference & Research Book Newsshow more

Table of contents

Each volume contains: Introduction; Chronology; Profiles of Commanders; Comparison of Opposing Plans; Descriptions of Opening Moves; Description of the Battle; Aftermath of the Battle; The Battlefield Today; Orders of Battle; Guide to Further Reading.show more