For a relatively short war, the Crimean War holds an important place in history. Finally, a resource that provides a historical overview of the war from a number of different angles including, the causes, the motivations, the course, and the consequences. This volume fully explores the: o Main engagements o Principal political figures and rulers o Military leaders and naval commanders o Events leading up to the conflict This Dictionary is an excellent window into the political, national, and military intrigue that surrounded one of the most costly campaigns of all time. Includes a chronology, maps, and a comprehensive bibliography full of primary sources, as well as classic sources and histories that will allow researchers to trace the changing perception of the war through history.
|Publisher:||Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.|
|Series:||Historical Dictionaries of War, Revolution, and Civil Unrest Series , #19|
|Product dimensions:||5.86(w) x 8.58(h) x 0.68(d)|
About the Author
Guy Arnold has written more than 30 books on Africa and development topics and has published books on the state of Britain (Brainwash: The Cover-up Society, Britain since 1945, and The Unions). He has an Honours degree in History from Oxford and has spent most of his life working as a freelance writer and lecturer. He lectures for international affairs for Surrey University.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Editor's Foreword Jon Woronoff Chapter 2 Preface Chapter 3 Maps Chapter 4 Chronology Chapter 5 Introduction Chapter 6 THE DICTIONARY Chapter 7 Bibliography Chapter 8 About the Author