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Death or Glory: The Legacy of the Crimean War


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Juni 2000

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

A social history of one of the most tragically botched military campaigns in modern European history--and the most immediate precedent to the American Civil War.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

* Introduction * The Crimean War: Curious and Unnecessary * The Armies: Men Ready for War? * The Generals: Butchered Leadership * The Real War: Cold, Hunger, and Disease * They Also Served: Women and Children * Pride and Prejudice: The Turks at War * Soldiers in Battle: Courage and Cowardice * The Many Faces of Men at War * Epilogue

Portrait

Robert B. Edgerton is the author of more than twenty other books on a variety of sociological, anthropological, and historical topics, most recently Hidden Heroism (Westview 2001). He also teaches anthropology at the UCLA School of Medicine.
EAN: 9780813337890
ISBN: 0813337895
Untertitel: Revised. Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: WESTVIEW PR
Erscheinungsdatum: Juni 2000
Seitenanzahl: 304 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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