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A British profession of arms : the politics of command in the late Victorian Army

Author: I F W Beckett
Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2018]
Series: Campaigns and commanders, v. 63.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Examines the internal dynamics of promotion and appointment in the officer corps in late Victorian Britain"--
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: I F W Beckett
ISBN: 9780806161716 080616171X
OCLC Number: 1035439629
Description: xviii, 349 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: The profession of arms --
Promotion and selection --
The rings --
External influences --
High command --
The Second Afghan War, 1878-1881 --
The Anglo-Zulu War, 1879-1880 --
The South African War, 1899-1902.
Series Title: Campaigns and commanders, v. 63.
Responsibility: Ian F.W. Beckett.

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"Examines the internal dynamics of promotion and appointment in the officer corps in late Victorian Britain"--

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