Imperial Echoes: Victoria's Nineteenth Century Colonial Wars

Imperial Echoes: Victoria's Nineteenth Century Colonial Wars

by Robert Giddings
     
 
The years between the Battle of Waterloo in 1815 and the outbreak of the First World War in 1914 are sometimes described as 'The Long Peace, ' but there were in fact British soldiers fighting somewhere in the world throughout the whole of that period. This book contains eye-witness accounts from the following campaigns and minor wars: Maratha, Gurkha, Burmese, Ashanti

Overview

The years between the Battle of Waterloo in 1815 and the outbreak of the First World War in 1914 are sometimes described as 'The Long Peace, ' but there were in fact British soldiers fighting somewhere in the world throughout the whole of that period. This book contains eye-witness accounts from the following campaigns and minor wars: Maratha, Gurkha, Burmese, Ashanti, Opium, Afghan, Maori, Sikh, Kaffir, Persian, Abyssinian, Zulu, Boer, Egyptian, Sudanese, and Matabele.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780850523942
Publisher:
Pen & Sword Books Limited
Publication date:
03/28/1997
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
9.53(w) x 6.42(h) x 1.13(d)

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