Rorke's Drift and Isandlwana: Great Battles

Rorke's Drift and Isandlwana: Great Battles

by Ian F. W. Beckett

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780192512963
Publisher: OUP Oxford
Publication date: 01/03/2019
Series: Great Battles
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 240
Sales rank: 925,459
File size: 3 MB

About the Author

Professor Ian F. W. Beckett retired as Professor of Military History at the University of Kent in 2015. A Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, he is internationally known for his work on the history of the British Army in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and on the First World War. Previously, he held chairs in both the US and the UK, including as Major General Matthew C Horner Distinguished Professor of Military Theory at the US Marine Corps University, Quantico, Virginia. He was Chairman of the Council of the UK Army Records Society from 2001 to 2014.

Table of Contents

Introduction
1. Contexts
2. Battles
3. Heroes and Scapegoats
4. Impacts
5. Interpretations
6. Zulu Perspectives
Conclusion
Bibliography
Notes
Index

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