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Queen Victoria"s little wars.

Byron Farwell

Queen Victoria"s little wars.

by Byron Farwell

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Published by Pen & Sword Military in Barnsley .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History, Military -- 19th century,
  • Great Britain -- Foreign relations -- 1837-1901,
  • Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901

  • Edition Notes

    Originally published: London: Allen Lane, 1973.

    Statementby Byron Farwell.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDA68 .F37 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxx, 394 p. :
    Number of Pages394
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23991917M
    ISBN 101848840152
    ISBN 109781848840157
    LC Control Number2009504547

    Queen Victoria’s Little Wars was originally published in , and has like those little wars become a forgotten book, and it is good to see this recent publication, bringing an excellent historical account back in to print, well done Pen and Sword. Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse/5(38).   A third of the way into the book I had to stop reading, and Google each of Queen Victoria's children It felt like one run on thought, with very little sepration from thought to thought. (The example that sticks in my head is one sentence talking about someone in England, immediately followed by a sentence about the Romanoffs demise/5.

    Queen Victoria's Little Wars by Byron Farwell. W. W. Norton & Company. Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading. May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included.   Queen Victoria was queen of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland from to — the second-longest reign of any British :

    Victoria's Little Wars?> This is an range of figures that we will occassionally add a number of codes to and will be aimed the British Army at war during Queen Victoria's reign. The below are all existing codes from our Sudan range that you could use for the 2nd Afghan War. The first five codes wear the old pouch belt equipment and greatcoats. Queen Victoria’s Little Wars was originally published in , and has like those little wars become a forgotten book, and it is good to see this recent publication, bringing an excellent historical account back in to print, well done Pen and Sword.. Paul DiggettPrice: £


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Queen Victorias Little Wars The author, Byron Farwell noted, that in the last quarter of the nineteenth century little wars came ever more frequently. There were plenty of military campaigns, plenty of revolts to quash and full scams wars, from the time of Queen Victorias ascension to the throne until her death, and until this book nobody had /5.

This extremely well-written book tells the reader, in somewhat condensed form, about the various wars, excursions, etc., that happened during the long reign of Queen Victoria.

I don't think that it's completely comprehensive, because to even say a little about each event would mean this book would be three or four times its by:   This extremely well-written book tells the reader, in somewhat condensed form, about the various wars, excursions, etc., that happened during the long reign of Queen Victoria.

I don't think that it's completely comprehensive, because to even say a little about each event would mean this book would be three or four times its length/5(46). This extremely well-written book tells the reader, in somewhat condensed form, about the various wars, excursions, etc., that happened during the long reign of Queen Victoria.

I don't think that it's completely comprehensive, because to even say a little about each event would mean this book would be three or four times its length/5. Queen Victoria’s Little Wars was originally published inand has like those little wars become a forgotten book, and it is good to see this recent publication, bringing an excellent historical account back in to print, well done Pen and Sword.

Read more. Helpful. Comment Report abuse/5(39). "Tells all the old stories of imperial heroism con brio." &#;Noel Annan, New York Review of Books From toin Asia, China, Canada, Africa, and elsewhere, military expedition were constantly being undertaken to protect resident Britons or British interests, to 4/4(5).

Queen Victorias Little Wars Paperback – Jan 6 by Byron Farwell (Author) out of 5 stars 41 ratings. See all 9 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Amazon Price New from Used from Hardcover "Please retry" /5(41). Buy a cheap copy of Queen Victoria's Little Wars book by Byron Farwell.

Tells all the old stories of imperial heroism con brio. —Noel Annan, New York Review of Books From toin Asia, China, Canada, Africa, and elsewhere, Free shipping over $/5(5).

From toin Asia, China, Canada, Africa, and elsewhere, military expedition were constantly being undertaken to protect resident Britons or British interests, to extend a frontier, to repel an attack, avenge an insult, or suppress a mutiny or rebellion. Continuous warfare became an accepted way of life in the Victorian era, and in the process the size of the British Empire quadrupled /5(6).

This extremely well-written book tells the reader, in somewhat condensed form, about the various wars, excursions, etc., that happened during the long reign of Queen Victoria. I don't think that it's completely comprehensive, because to even say a little about each event would mean this book would be three or four times its length/5(33).

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Get this from a library. Queen Victoria's little wars. [Byron Farwell] -- Chronicles key battles, military expeditions, rebellions, mutinies, etc.

during Queen Victoria's reign. Queen Victoria's Little Wars by Byron Farwell English Out Of Stock Overview. This is the story of what Rudyard Kipling called ‘the savage wars of peace’.

Throughout Queen Victoria’s long reign there was not a single year in which, somewhere in the world, British soldiers were not fighting for her and her Empire Pages: Buy Queen Victoria's Little Wars by Byron Farwell online at Alibris.

We have new and used copies available, in 5 editions - starting at $ Shop now. As the 19th century progressed, England's little wars shifted more toward Africa; war correspondents, for whom Farwell seems to share the military's dislike, became more common; the conflicts became costlier and harder to win.

This is a light, sometimes frivolous, but generally informative sampling of the innumerable battles fought in the service of the Empire. The book has a rather subjective.

Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: A written account of what Kipling called "the savage wars of peace", this text records the story of the little-known conflicts where British soldiers fought for Queen Victoria and her Empire. ISBN: OCLC Number: Notes: Originally published: London: Allen Lane, Description: xx, pages: illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.

Genre/Form: Military history: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Farwell, Byron. Queen Victoria's little wars. London, Allen Lane, (OCoLC) Editions for Queen Victoria's Little Wars: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback publ Cited by:   Queen Victoria's Little Wars by Byron Farwell,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

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This is the story of how it happened and the people who made it happen. In a fast-moving narrative ranging from London to the harsh terrain of India, Russia and the Far East, Saul David shows /5(45).Queen Victoria's Little Wars by Byron Farwell Seller YJS BOXES OF BOOKS Published Condition Book in good condition, no writing, soiling or labels, colors and text vibrant Very good dust jacket with very slignt shelfwear.