David Clark: A Brief Guide to British Battlefields: From the Roman Occupation to Culloden

A Brief Guide to British Battlefields: From the Roman Occupation to Culloden


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A very readable work of reference offering a survey in chronological order, from AD 84 to 1746, of the major battles which have taken place on British soil, from the Roman occupation to Culloden, the last battle fought on British soil. In this way, the book can be read as a continuous narrative, while each entry also stands alone as a self-contained guide. The battles are grouped into relevant sections (such as the Wars of the Roses, the English Civil Wars and the Jacobite Rebellions), within broader historical periods. Each period is prefaced by a presentation of the nature of warfare and is enhanced by a feature article of specialist interest. Every entry includes a narrative of events leading up to the battle, a vivid description of the battle itself and an assessment of the long and short-term, consequences. In addition, there is useful information for visits, including precise identification of the location, details of access to and features of each site. The book is illustrated throughout with maps and a plate section.

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Author: David Clark
Number of Pages: 368 pages
Published Date: 02 Jun 2016
Publisher: Little, Brown Book Group
Publication Country: London, United Kingdom
Language: English
ISBN: 9781472108135
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