The British Army 1714-1783 An Institutional History

The British Army 1714-1783 An Institutional History

Pteranadon

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This is the first chronological volume, covering 1714 -1783, of a multi volume project for a modern history of the British Army to update Fortescue's history in 1930. It is an institutional history - a social history. There isn't much on on the campaigns, battles or skirmishes beyond a chapter on the military background to the era. However it is an academically sourced history of the Army itself. It covers the political and social background of the army. There are chapters on joining the...

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