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  1. The Fortress in the Age of Vauban and Frederick the Great 1660-1789

    By Christopher Duffy

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

    The later seventeenth and eighteenth centuries have been acclaimed as the classic period of artillery fortification. This was an era when fortresses and fortress systems shaped the calculations of strategists and statesmen, and often dictated the course of campaigns. The age was one of almost...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  2. Frederick the Great

    A Military Life

    By Christopher Duffy

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

    For tactical and strategic ingenuity, for daring and ruthless determination and the capacity to inspire troops, Frederick the Great was without equal. In this detailed life of ‘Old Fritz’, Christopher Duffy, who has written widely on the army of Frederick and on the armies of his adversaries,...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  3. Russia's Military Way to the West

    Origins and Nature of Russian Military Power 1700-1800

    By Christopher Duffy

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

    This book provides an historical perspective on the growth of Russian military power, studying the emergence of the Russian regular army from 1700 until the end of the eighteenth century. In the process he evaluates the relative importance of Western and native influences on the creation of this...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  4. The British Army of the Eighteenth Century

    By H. C. B. Rogers

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

    This book, originally published in 1977 examines in detail the organisation, training, and personnel of the British Army during the eighteenth century, and explains how the government policies of containing the enemy and colonial conquest were achieved. It also illustrates how the Army survived the...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  5. Charge! Hurrah! Hurrah!

    A Life of Cardigan of Balaclava

    By Donald Thomas

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

    For James Thomas Brudenell, 7th Earl of Cardigan, leading the Light Brigade at Balaclava was but one incident in a life of sensation and notoriety. Donald Thomas’s biography, originally published in 1977, and based on new material when originally published, shows this most controversial Victorian...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  6. The Old Contemptibles

    By Keith Simpson

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

    This book, originally published in 1981, tells the story of the regular soldiers and reservists of the British Expeditionary Force (B. E. F.) who fought in the first six months of the First World War on the Western Front. This photographic history of the B. E. F. is unique in that the photographs...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  7. The Invergordon Mutiny

    A Narrative History of the Last Great Mutiny in the Royal Navy and How It Forced Britain off the Gold Standard in 1931

    By Alan Ereira

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

    In September 1931 the Royal Navy experienced its biggest modern mutiny. The largest warships in the Atlantic Fleet were gathering in Cromarty Firth, for their autumn exercises. Meanwhile Ramsay MacDonald’s newly formed national Government announced its emergency budget, introducing means tests,...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  8. The Ordeal of Captain Roeder

    From the Diary of an Officer in the First Battalion of Hessian Lifeguards During the Moscow Campaign of 1812-13

    By Helen Roeder

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

    Originally published in 1960, Captain Franz Roeder’s ability to bring to life the rigours in the Hessian Lifeguards during Napoleon’s ill-fated invasion of Russia in 1812-13, together with Helen Roeder’s skilful narrative, make this book one of the most compelling accounts of the sufferings of the...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  9. The Cavalier Army

    Its Organisation and Everyday Life

    By Peter Young, Wilfrid Emberton

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

    The English Civil War of 1642-6 was one of the most formative periods of British history. This book, originally published in 1974, was one of the first to explore in depth the situation of the common soldier – how he was trained, clothed, equipped , fed and paid; how he amused himself, was...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge

  10. Military Intervention in Britain

    From the Gordon Riots to the Gibraltar Incident

    By Anthony Babington

    Series: Routledge Library Editions: Military and Naval History

    The military is supposed to stand aside from British society. This book illustrates that from the earliest times the British have relied on the military for the preservation of law and order. The creation of the professional police force in Britain habitually met with the stiffest opposition, and...

    To Be Published September 21st 2015 by Routledge