Redcoat: The British Soldier in the Age of Horse and Musket by Richard Holmes

Redcoat: The British Soldier in the Age of Horse and Musket by Richard Holmes

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Drawing on a wealth of original source material - diaries, letters, memoirs - "Redcoat" is an anecdotal history of the British soldier from 1700 to 1900, a period in which methods of warfare and the social makeup of the British army changed little, and in which the Empire was forged.

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Richard Holmes is a military historian, the writer and presenter of "War Walks" and author of "Firing Line" and "Riding the Retreat". Drawing on a wealth of original source material - diaries, letters, memoirs - "Redcoat" is an anecdotal history of the British soldier from 1700 to 1900, a period in which methods of warfare and the social makeup of the British army changed little, and in which the Empire was forged. Similar in style to Katie Hickman's "Daughters of Britannia", or Simon Schama's "Citizens", this is a history of the common British soldier from 1700 to 1900 by one of Britain's military writers and broadcasters. "Redcoat" is filled with anecdote and humour as well as historical analysis.

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SKU GOR001234580
Title Redcoat: The British Soldier in the Age of Horse and Musket
Author By (author) Richard Holmes
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Year Published 2001
Number of Pages 400
ISBN 10 0002570971
ISBN 13 9780002570978
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
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Richard Holmes is a military historian, the writer and presenter of "War Walks" and author of "Firing Line" and "Riding the Retreat". Drawing on a wealth of original source material - diaries, letters, memoirs - "Redcoat" is an anecdotal history of the British soldier from 1700 to 1900, a period in which methods of warfare and the social makeup of the British army changed little, and in which the Empire was forged. Similar in style to Katie Hickman's "Daughters of Britannia", or Simon Schama's "Citizens", this is a history of the common British soldier from 1700 to 1900 by one of Britain's military writers and broadcasters. "Redcoat" is filled with anecdote and humour as well as historical analysis.
Additional Information

Additional Information

SKU GOR001234580
Title Redcoat: The British Soldier in the Age of Horse and Musket
Author By (author) Richard Holmes
Condition VERYGOOD
Binding Type Hardback
Publisher HarperCollins Publishers
Year Published 2001
Number of Pages 400
ISBN 10 0002570971
ISBN 13 9780002570978
Edition N/A
Prizes N/A
Cover Note: Book picture is for illustrative purposes only, actual cover or edition may vary.
Note: This is a used book - there is no escaping the fact it has been read by someone else and it will show signs of wear and previous use. Overall we expect it to be in very good condition, but if you are not entirely satisfied please get in touch with us.
Ex Library No