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Queen Victoria's Little Wars
Language: en
Pages: 394
Authors: Byron Farwell
Categories: Great Britain
Type: BOOK - Published: 1973 - Publisher: London : Allen Lane

A Tidy Little War
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: William Wright
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-11-08 - Publisher: The History Press

In 1882 the British invaded Egypt in an audacious war that gave them control of the country, and the Suez Canal, for more than seventy years. William Wright giv
Losing Small Wars
Language: en
Pages: 352
Authors: Frank Ledwidge
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-02-21 - Publisher: Yale University Press

This new edition of Frank Ledwidge’s eye-opening analysis of British involvement in Iraq and Afghanistan unpicks the causes and enormous costs of military fai
Great Powers and Little Wars
Language: en
Pages: 246
Authors: Military History Symposium (Canada) (17th : 1991 : Royal Military College of Canada)
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1993 - Publisher: Greenwood Publishing Group

This volume addresses a timely subject--the question of small wars and the limits of power from a historical perspective. The theme is developed through case st
Morale
Language: en
Pages: 320
Authors: Daniel Ussishkin
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2017-09-15 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

Arguably no nation is as closely associated with the term morale as Great Britain. Yet this concept that seems so innate to the British people was carefully cul
The Theory and Practice of Irregular Warfare
Language: en
Pages: 176
Authors: Andrew Mumford
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-11-26 - Publisher: Routledge

This book offers an analysis of key individuals who have contributed to both the theory and the practice of counterinsurgency (COIN). Insurgencies have become t
British Ways of Counter-insurgency
Language: en
Pages: 254
Authors: Matthew Hughes
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-04-08 - Publisher: Routledge

This edited collection examines the British ‘way’ in counter-insurgency. It brings together and consolidates new scholarship on the counter-insurgency assoc
Counterinsurgency
Language: en
Pages: 192
Authors: Daniel Whittingham
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2021-06-30 - Publisher: Casemate

Counterinsurgency is defined as efforts to defeat and confine a rebellion against a constituted authority. While it has become a buzz-word in the last twenty ye
Imperial Echoes
Language: en
Pages: 288
Authors: Robert Giddings
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 1994-04-25 - Publisher: Pen and Sword

The years between the Battle of Waterloo in 1815 and the outbreak of the First World War in 1914 are sometimes described as 'The Long Peace', the there were in
Victoria and Her Court
Language: en
Pages: 80
Authors: Virginia Schomp
Categories: Juvenile Nonfiction
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01-15 - Publisher: Cavendish Square Publishing, LLC

A social history of Victorian England, focusing on life in the upper echelons of society during the reign of Queen Victoria (1837-1901).