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The Victorians at War, 1815-1914

This encyclopaedia surveys the major wars, campaigns, battles and expeditions of the British Army as well as its weaponry, tactics, and all other aspects of its operations from the end of the Napoleonic Wars to the dawn of World War I. The volume explains why the numerous military operations took place and what the results were. Biographies reveal facts about British and Indian army officers and other ranks, while other entries deal with recruitment, training, education and literacy, uniforms, equipment, pay and conditions, social conditions, social backgrounds of soldiers and diseases and wounds they fell victim to.
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During the Victorian Era, Britain's empire covered approximately one quarter of the world's landmass. Such an empire required the development of a powerful army, and this volume explores all aspects of the history of that imperial army from 1815 to 1914, including its many wars, campaigns, military leaders, weaponry, training, and education.

About the Author

Harold E. Raugh, Jr., is the command historian of the Defense Language Institute Foreign Language Center and Presidio of Monterey, Monterey, CA, and a fellow of the Royal Historical Society.


"This is a very easy-to-use and highly readable book. It could supplement history collections as well as strengthen the reference sections on the Victorian era and on the British Empire. It would be a good purchase for academic and large public library collections, satisfying both the informal researcher and the serious student." - Booklist "A helpful work of synthesis ... Highly recommended. Military and undergraduate libraries, and public libraries." - Choice "[A]n excellent sourcebook for high school and college students... An excellent work of reference." - Journal of Military History "The Victorians at War is a great book for research into the British Army's history during its high point in world history." - American Reference Books Annual

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