The Sword and the Sketch Book: A Pictorial History of Queen Victoria's Wars

The Sword and the Sketch Book: A Pictorial History of Queen Victoria's Wars

by Ian Hernon

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780752465982
Publisher: The History Press
Publication date: 05/01/2012
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 0.50(d)

About the Author

Ian Hernon has been a reporter since 1969, reporting from the Middle East during the mid-1970s. He is the author of Blood in the Sand and Britain's Forgotten Wars.

Table of Contents

Foreword Colonel Bob Stewart DSO MP 7

Preface 9

Introduction 15

1 The Afghan Wars 45

2 The Opium Wars 55

3 The Sikh Wars 66

4 The Crimean War 78

5 The Indian Mutiny 99

6 The Abyssinian Expedition 115

7 The Ashanti Wars 124

8 The Zulu War 136

9 The Anglo-Egyptian War 149

10 Khartoum and the Sudan 160

11 The North-West Frontier and Tirah 177

12 The Boer Wars 189

Epilogue 215

Bibliography 217

Index 219

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