Wolfe's Army (Men-at-Arms, Volume 48) by Robin May

By Robin May

The British victory at Quebec in 1759 was once a landmark within the background of North the United States. during this 'year of miracles', in response to Horace Walpole, you may 'never have the funds for to overlook a unmarried replica of a newspaper for worry of lacking a British victory somewhere'. Of all of the pivotal figures within the Seven Years' struggle, a solid which incorporated George Washington, Sir William Johnson, Lord Howe and Montcalm, Major-General Wolfe is still etched so much deeply in Americans' thoughts for his heroic management at Quebec. more suitable by means of illustrations and images, this booklet makes a speciality of the British forces all through their disastrous and positive desert campaigns which finally ensured the beginning of the English-speaking usa of America.

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Scandinavian Armies in the Napoleonic Wars (Men-at-Arms, by Jack Cassin-Scott

By Jack Cassin-Scott

Through 1807 Napoleon--well conscious of the strategic significance of the Scandinavian nations--was confident that he needs to contain either Denmark and Norway into his Continental method, both by way of competitive international relations or by way of bare strength. Having claimed neutrality to maintain its buying and selling hyperlinks, Scandinavia stumbled on itself pitted among power-hungry international locations: Britain and France. This ebook info the Scandinavian armies interested by the Napoleonic Wars, starting with the siege of Copenhagen in 1807, to the autumn of Denmark and the invasion of Norway in 1813. The textual content is followed by way of color plates detailing the uniforms and kit of the Scandinavian armies.

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Encounters in Performance Philosophy by Laura Cull Ó Maoilearca, A. Lagaay

By Laura Cull Ó Maoilearca, A. Lagaay

Encounters in functionality Philosophy is a suite of 14 essays by means of overseas researchers which demonstrates the power of the sector of functionality Philosophy. The essays tackle a variety of issues universal to functionality and philosophy together with: the physique, language, performativity, mimesis and tragedy.

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Wellington's Peninsula Regiments (1): The Irish by Mike Chappell

By Mike Chappell

The forces which Wellington led in Portugal and Spain and up into southern France among 1808 and 1814 completed a constant checklist of victory possibly unrivaled within the historical past of the British military. a few forty consistent with cent of this volunteer military have been Irishmen – a striking determine, given the new unrest and bloodshed in eire. This ebook info the list, and illustrates the uniforms and gear, of the 2 cavalry and 3 infantry devices boasting formal Irish identification: the 4th (Royal Irish) Dragoon Guards, 18th Hussars, twenty seventh (Enniskillen), 87th (Prince of Wales's personal Irish), and 88th (Connaught Rangers) Regiments of Foot.

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Prussian Cavalry of the Napoleonic Wars (2) 1807-15 by Peter Hofschröer

By Peter Hofschröer

After Prussia's dismemberment a drastic re-organisation of the total military used to be valuable, and the cavalry underwent this approach with the remainder. on the time of the mobilisation in 1813, the a little diminished fixed arm used to be supplemented via voluntary and armed forces formations; and as soon as peace was once demonstrated after the 1st Abdication, one other re-organisation was once started. The fateful crusade of 1815 was once fought with the Prussian cavalry nonetheless within the throes of this re-organisation. choked with diagrams, illustrations and 8 complete web page color plates by means of Bryan Fosten, this e-book by way of Peter Hofschröer information the historical past, corporation, apparatus and uniforms of the Prussian cavalry which fought within the Napoleonic Wars.

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The A to Z of American Theater. Modernism by James Fisher, Felicia Hardison Londré

By James Fisher, Felicia Hardison Londré

The 50-year interval from 1880 to 1929 is the richest period for theater in American heritage, definitely within the nice variety of performs produced and artists who contributed considerably, but in addition within the centrality of theater within the lives of usa citizens. because the influence of ecu modernism started to steadily seep into American theater through the Eighteen Eighties and relatively importantly within the Eighteen Nineties, extra conventional kinds of theater gave solution to futurism, symbolism, surrealism, and expressionism. American playwrights like Eugene O'Neill, George Kelly, Elmer Rice, Philip Barry, and George S. Kaufman ushered within the Golden Age of yankee drama. The A to Z of yank Theater: Modernism makes a speciality of valid drama, either as inspired by means of eu modernism and as impacted through the preferred leisure that still enlivened the period. this can be entire via a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and thousands of cross-referenced entries on performs; tune; playwrights; nice performers like...

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The Armies of Crecy and Poitiers (Men-at-Arms, Volume 111) by Christopher Rothero

By Christopher Rothero

A mixture of dynastic disputes, feudal quibbles, alternate disagreements and old antagonism led to the hole of the Hundred Years warfare in 1337. the 1st significant English land victory during this clash used to be the conflict of Crécy (1346). This pitted the French military, then thought of the simplest in Europe, opposed to the English less than King Edward III. The conflict verified the longbow as probably the most feared guns of the medieval interval, a name strengthened on the bloody conflict of Poitiers                (1356) where a lot of the French the Aristocracy used to be slaughtered and their king captured by way of the English host.

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Austrian Army of the Napoleonic Wars (2): Cavalry by Philip J. Haythornthwaite

By Philip J. Haythornthwaite

The fixed troops of the Hapsburg Empire comprised essentially the most strong forces of the Napoleonic Wars (1799-1815). besides the fact that, from the outset the cavalry's greater command was once much less able than its infantry counterpart: appointments have been stimulated by means of nepotism and politics, which led to instructions usually being given to those that lacked adventure. The cavalry underwent many re-organisations and expansions throughout the wars that tried to redress those issues, and to modernise the strength as a complete. This identify examines those strategies and records intimately the strategies, uniforms and gear of the Austrian cavalry, protecting Cuirassiers, Dragoons, Chevauxlegers, Hussars, Uhlan (lancer) and auxiliary units.

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