Lambert, Andrew and Badsey, Stephen.
Title THE CRIMEAN WAR. THE WAR CORRESPONDENTS SERIES.
Publisher Bramley, n.p., 1997, reprint.
Seller ID 18383
335 pp, large 8vo (9 3/4" H), hard cover in dust jacket. ISBN 1858337348 Pictorial endpapers, many b&w photographs, reproductions, maps. "During the Crimean War, for the first time, newspaper correspondents were able to provide the public with ey e-witness accounts of the scenes of conflict. This book combines such first-hand descriptions from 'The Times' of London with an authoritative discussion of the war, based on the latest historical scholarship. In the process a welcome re a s s e s s m e n t of the war emerges. In addition to the famous accounts submitted by William Howard Russell all areas of the Black Sea theatre are covered, including the Sea of Azoz, the Caucasus and Bulgaria, along with the other major theatre o f wa r, t he B al ti c, where the Admiral Commander-in-Chief sometimes acted as 'Times' correspondent....The standards, objects and methods employed by the journalists in this, the first war to be covered in the modern sense, are also consider ed, m aki ng thi s a co mpr ehe nsi ve account of the 'first newspaper war'." Very slight waviness to edges of textblock, small bump to top corners of boards. Dust jacket has very minor edge wear/wrinkling. Very Good+/Near Fine