Description - Plassey, 1757 by Peter Harrington
This book offers an account of the origins, events and outcome of the Battle of Plassey in 1757, a victory which not only established the reputation of Clive of India, but also ensured British pre-eminence in India. The battle has gone down in history as a success against almost ridiculous odds. The book is illustrated with detailed maps and diagrams, and with contemporary drawings and prints.
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(250mm x 185mm x 8mm)
Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing PLC
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Author Biography - Peter Harrington
Peter Harrington is Curator of the Anne S. K. Brown Military Collection at Brown University Library in Providence, Rhode Island, USA. A native of Manchester, England, his research interests include the archaeology of the English Civil War, and artists and war. He has written numerous articles and books.