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Author Alan Farmer

Title Access to History : the British Experience of Warfare 1790-1918 Second Edition
Published Hodder Education Group, 2015
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Contents Cover; Book title; Contents; CHAPTER 1 The British Navy and the French Wars 1793-1815; 1 The Royal Navy; 2 The naval war 1793-7; 3 The Nelson touch 1798-1805; 4 The Royal Navy 1806-15; 5 The British war effort 1793-1815; CHAPTER 2 The British Army and the French Wars 1793-1815; 1 The British Army; 2 The military situation 1793-1809; 3 Wellington's role in the defeat of the French; 4 Key debate; CHAPTER 3 The Crimean War 1854-6; 1 The situation in 1854; 2 The war 1854-6; 3 The war's impact on Britain; 4 Florence Nightingale, Mary Seacole and nursing; 5 Military reform; 6 Key debate
2 Changes in organising the military3 Changing weaponry; 4 Changes in the role of the people; 5 The situation in 1918; Study guide; Glossary of terms; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Further reading; Index; A; B; C; D; E; F; G; H; I; J; K; L; M; N; O; P; Q; R; S; T; U; V; W; Y; Z
CHAPTER 4 The Second Boer War 1899-19021 The situation in 1899; 2 The war: October 1899 to September 1900; 3 Guerrilla war: September 1900 to May 1902; 4 The war's impact on Britain; 5 The reorganisation of imperial defence; CHAPTER 5 The First World War 1914-18; 1 The situation in 1914; 2 The war: 1914-15; 3 The war: 1916-17; 4 The end of the war; CHAPTER 6 The impact of the First World War on Britain; 1 The political impact; 2 The impact of the media and propaganda; 3 The economic impact; 4 The social impact; 5 Key debate; CHAPTER 7 Conclusion; 1 Britain's position in the world 1790-1918
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ISBN 1471838900 (ebk)
9781471838903 (ebk)