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The story of Isandlwana, the battle that shocked the British empire at its zenith, and Rorke's Drift, which immediately followed it and went some way to restoring wounded British pride: how they were fought, how they have been remembered, and what they mean for us today.

Produktbeschreibung
The story of Isandlwana, the battle that shocked the British empire at its zenith, and Rorke's Drift, which immediately followed it and went some way to restoring wounded British pride: how they were fought, how they have been remembered, and what they mean for us today.
  • Produktdetails
  • Great Battles
  • Verlag: Oxford University Press
  • Erscheinungstermin: 11. Januar 2019
  • Englisch
  • Abmessung: 233mm x 146mm x 32mm
  • Gewicht: 382g
  • ISBN-13: 9780198794127
  • ISBN-10: 0198794126
  • Artikelnr.: 53923624
Autorenporträt
Professor Ian F. W. Beckett retired as Professor of Military History at the University of Kent in 2015. A Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, he is internationally known for his work on the history of the British Army in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and on the First World War. Previously, he held chairs in both the US and the UK, including as Major General Matthew C Horner Distinguished Professor of Military Theory at the US Marine Corps University, Quantico, Virginia. He was Chairman of the Council of the UK Army Records Society from 2001 to 2014.
Inhaltsangabe
Introduction
1 Contexts
2 Battles
3 Heroes and Scapegoats
4 Impacts
5 Interpretations
6 Zulu Perspectives
Conclusion
Bibliography
Notes
Index