This selection of campaign photographs shows the Victorian army in a variety of climes and conditions over 50 years from Burma in 1852 to Tibet in 1904. It also records the vital yet often neglected role played by the army in the great Victorian imperial adventure.
About the author
Ian Beckett, a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, is Major General Matthew C. Horner Professor of Military Theory at the US Marine Corps University, Quantico, Virginia, USA.
Other titles for Shire by this author are:
Discovering British Regimental Traditions
Discovering English County Regiments