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THE BANNER OF BATTLE:  THE STORY OF THE CRIMEAN WAR., Palmer, Alan.

Author Name    Palmer, Alan.

Title   THE BANNER OF BATTLE: THE STORY OF THE CRIMEAN WAR.

Binding   Hard Cover

Book Condition   Very Good

Jacket Condition   Very Good

Edition   First Edition

Publisher   London Weidenfeld and Nicolson 1987

ISBN Number    0297790420 / 9780297790426

Seller ID   29731

289 pp, 9 1/2" H. B&w photographs, reproductions. "(P)uts the myths and preconceptions about The Charge of the Light Brigade, Florence Nightingale, the war guilt of Stratford de Redcliffe, the rivalry between Lord Cardigan and Lord Lucan and the patriotic fervour of the English into perspective. Military and naval events are woven into the context of Great Power politics and diplomacy. The Crimean War, often viewed simply as a dramatic incident in the Eastern Question, emerges as a decisive campaign which lowered the stature of both defeated Russia and non-belligerent Austria, thereby changing the power structure of Europe. (This) is the first comprehensive interpretation of the subject stressing the European and Baltic angles, and so bringing the Crimean War clearly and astutely into focus." Previous owner's name in ink at bottom of front free endpaper, light browning to pages and edges of text block. Dust jacket has very light wrinkling at top/bottom of spine and flap-folds, slight browning on spine.

Crimean  War,  Crimea,  Victorian  Wars,  Charge  Of  Light  Brigade,  Florence  Nightingale,  Stratford  De  Redcliffe,  Lord  Cardigan,  Lucan,  Russia,  Austria,  France,  Baltic,  Nurses,  Nursing,  Elena  Pavlovna,  Nikola  Pirogov,  Aberdeen,  Fanny  Duberly,  Russell,  Sebastopol,  Cavalry  Charges,  Sinope,  Alma,  Tsar  Alexander  II,  British  Army,  Canrobert,  Lord  Cardigan,  Caucasus,  Chernaya  River,  Cholera,  Clarendon,  French  Army,  Sir  James  Graham,  Kadikoi,  Sir  Edmund  Lyons,  Lord  Lucan,  Prince  Menshikov,  Napoleon  III,  Karl  Nesselrode,  Nicholas  I,  Omar  Pasha,  Lord  Plamerston,  Aimable  Pelissier,  Lord  Raglan,  Royal  Navy,  Russia,  St  Petersburg,  Saint-Arnaud,  The  Times,  Turkey,  Queen  Victoria,  Vienna  Conference. 

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