British Troops in the West Indies 1792-1815 by Rene Chartrand
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British Troops in the West Indies 1792-1815
By Rene Chartrand

British Troops in the West Indies 1792-1815

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British Troops in the West Indies 1792-1815 by Rene Chartrand

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Two centuries ago, the West Indies were a booming set of islands where vast fortunes were made. By the late 1790s, the West Indies attracted four-fifths of British overseas capital investments and provided over one-eight of the government's 31.5 million total net revenue to the Treasury. These figures explain the tremendous numbers of naval and military forces deployed to protect these valuable Caribbean territories during the French Revolutionary Wars (1792-1802) and beyond. This fascinating volume by Rene Chartrand examines these forces, including a wealth of illustrations and photographs and eight full page colour plates by Paul Chappell."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781855326002
ISBN-10: 1855326000
Format: Paperback
(250mm x 185mm x 5mm)
Pages: 48
Imprint: Osprey Publishing
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 15-May-1996
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Rene Chartrand

Rene Chartrand was born in Montral and educated in Canada, the United States and the Bahamas. A senior curator with Canada's National Historic Sites for nearly three decades, he is now a freelance writer and historical consultant for cinema and historic sites restorations. He has written numerous articles and books including almost 20 Osprey titles and the first two volumes of Canadian Military Heritage. Also a student of wines, he currently lives in Hull, Quebec, with his wife and two sons."

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