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Battlefield Britain by Peter Snow
Book DescriptionFor much of its long history, Britain has been bloodily ravaged by war and internal strife: foreign invasions have devastated British society, bitter battles have been fought over social and political rights, and brutal warlords have torn the country apart in their struggles for dominance. In Battlefield Britain , father and son team Peter and Dan Snow tell the story of eight decisive battles that have done much to shape the Britain we know today: Boudiccas revolt against Rome (AD 601); the Battle of Hastings (1066); the Battle for Wales (140010); the Spanish Armada (1588); the Battle of Naseby (1645); the Battle of the Boyne (1690); the Battle of Culloden (1746) and the Battle of Britain (1940). For the first time, ground-breaking computer graphics are used to recreate the ebb and flow of these famous battles in dramatic and vivid detail. Peter Snow, as well known for his strategic analysis as his swingometer, and Dan, a young military historian, combine their skills to form a unique writing team. In addition to explaining the battleplans of the great military commanders they also reveal what it was like to be an ordinary soldier on the front line, where the battle was at its fiercest. Spanning nearly two thousand years of British history, Battlefield Britain takes us into the heat of each battle as it unfolds to bring alive Britains turbulent past as never before. Chapter breakdown: Introduction Chapter 1 Boudiccas Revolt - 61AD Chapter 2 Hastings 1066 Chapter 3 Shrewsbury 1403 Chapter 4 Bosworth Field 1485 Chapter 5 Naseby 1645 Chapter 6 The Boyne 1690 Chapter 7 Culloden 1746 Chapter 8 The Battle of Britain Epilogue
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Book DetailsISBN: 9780563487890
(253mm x 198mm x 21mm)
Imprint: BBC Books
Publisher: Ebury Publishing
Publish Date: 29-Jul-2004
Country of Publication: United Kingdom
Books By Author Peter Snow
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Battle of Waterloo Experience, Hardback (May 2015)
Tells the story of one of the world's most famous and important battles. This book helps you to relive this extraordinary moment in history by holding and examining rare or previously unpublished sketch maps, letters, orders, official papers and proclamations held by the National Army Museum and other archives and museums around Europe.
To War with Wellington, Paperback (May 2011)» View all books by Peter Snow
The story of one of the world's greatest soldiers - and the men who fought with him.
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