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Description - British Regimental Traditions by Ian F. Beckett

This book charts the history of the British Army by using one of its most distinctive aspects - its regimental traditions. It describes the emergence of a royal army under Charles II and its expansion during the eighteenth century, the formation of its militia, the yeomanry and the Territorials, the distinction of the Household Cavalry and the Guards Division, and the changing function of the cavalry.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780747806622
ISBN-10: 0747806624
Format: Paperback
(210mm x 138mm x 12mm)
Pages: 136
Imprint: Shire Publications Ltd
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
Publish Date: 1-Apr-2007
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Ian F. Beckett

Professor Ian F. W. Beckett is Professor of Modern History at the University of Luton. A Fellow of the Royal Historical Society, he was previously Senior Lecturer in War Studies at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst and visiting Professor of Strategy at the US Naval War College. His publictions include for Shire 'Victoria's War' and 'Discovering English County Regiments'.

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