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Queen Victoria"s Little Wars

by Byron Farwell

  • 154 Want to read
  • 8 Currently reading

Published by Harper & Row in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Great Britain -- History, Military -- 19th century

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardback
    Paginationxx, 394 p.
    Number of Pages394
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23254523M
    ISBN 100060112220

    Queen Victoria’s Little Wars was originally published in , and has like those little wars become a forgotten book, and it is good to see this recent publication, bringing an excellent historical account back in to print, well done Pen and Sword. Paul DiggettPrice: £ Genre/Form: Military history: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Farwell, Byron. Queen Victoria's little wars. London, Allen Lane, (OCoLC)

    Queen Victoria's little wars. [Byron Farwell] Book\/a>, schema:CreativeWork\/a> ; Zulus, -- Incidents in the Zulu War, -- Poor Sir George Colley, -- Wolseley versus Arabi and the queen, -- The Sudan I: heroes in distress, -- The Sudan II: too late! -- Troubles on the empire\'s fringes. Print book: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: A written account of what Kipling called "the savage wars of peace", this text records the story of the little-known conflicts where British soldiers fought for Queen Victoria and her Empire.

    Queen Victoria’s Little Wars – Playing the Period 4th January , 0 Comments I can remember the very day when I was first hooked by this period. When I was about twelve I went on a school trip to Edinburgh Castle, and for me the highlight was the Scottish War Museum. Buy Queen Victoria's Little Wars by Byron Farwell online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 5 editions - starting at $ Shop now.


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Queen Victoria's Little Wars Paperback – J by Byron Farwell (Author)Cited by:   Queen Victoria’s Little Wars was originally published inand has like those little wars become a forgotten book, and it is good to see this recent publication, bringing an excellent historical account back in to print, well done Pen and Sword.

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/5(35). Queen Victoria's little wars by Byron Farwell () Hardcover – January 1, by Byron Farwell (Author)/5(46). Apparently there were wars going on during every one of Queen Victoria's years on the throne from to Some were major ones that everyone has heard of - the Zulu, Ashanti, Sudanese and Boer wars in Africa, the Crimean War, the 4/4(5).

Throughout Queen Victoria’s long reign there was not a single year in which, somewhere in the world, British soldiers were not fighting for her and her Empire.

Queen Victorias Little Wars book tells the fascinating story of the little known and extraordinary small wars, and of the men who fought : Queen Victoria’s Little Wars The author, Byron Farwell noted, that in the last quarter of the nineteenth century little wars came ever more frequently.

There were plenty of military campaigns, /5(6). Throughout Queen Victoria’s long reign there was not a single year in which, somewhere in the world, British soldiers were not fighting for her and her Empire.

It tells the fascinating story of the little known and extraordinary small wars, and of the men who fought them. Queen Victoria fought more wars in her time then any queen in english history. Under Victoria the british government was involved in countless wars in the colonies across the world.

This was the era of the great british empire, that the sun never set on. THis book details these wars from the war against the SIhks to the wars in Sudan and the Boer war and many more/5(41).

Throughout Queen Victoria's long reign there was not a single year in which somewhere in the world British soldiers were not fighting for her and her Empire.

Byron Farwell's latest book records the fascinating story of these little-known wars, and of the men who fought them/5(33). Queen Victoria's Little Wars The author, Byron Farwell noted, that in the last quarter of the nineteenth century little wars came ever more frequently.

There were plenty of military campaigns, plenty of revolts to quash and full scams wars, from the time of Queen Victoria's ascension to the throne until her death, and until this book nobody had /5(6).

Queen Victoria’s Little Wars was originally published inand has like those little wars become a forgotten book, and it is good to see this recent publication, bringing an excellent historical account back in to print, well done Pen and Sword/5(39).

The reign of Queen Victoria was the high water mark of the British Empire, and during her reign,dozens of little wars were fought throughout her empire. Farwell is able to take the highlights of these little wars and string them together into a fascinating and very readable story.5/5(5).

Editions for Queen Victoria's Little Wars: (Paperback published in ), (Paperback published in ), (Paperback publ Home My BooksCited by: This extremely well-written book tells the reader, in somewhat condensed form, about the various wars, excursions, etc., that happened during the long reign of Queen Victoria.

I don't think that it's completely comprehensive, because to even say a little about each event would mean this book would be three or four times its length/5. Queen Victoria's Little Wars by Byron Farwell. Norton & Company. Paperback. GOOD. Spine creases, wear to binding and pages from reading.

May contain limited notes, underlining or highlighting that does affect the text. Possible ex library copy, that’ll have the markings and stickers associated from the library. Accessories such as CD, codes, toys, may not be included. texts All Books All Texts latest This Just In Smithsonian Libraries FEDLINK (US) Genealogy Lincoln Collection.

Queen Victoria's little wars by Farwell, Byron. Publication date Topics Great Britain -- History, Military -- 19th century, Grande-Bretagne -- Histoire militaire -- Pages:   Queen Victoria's Little Wars View larger image.

By: Byron Farwell. Sign Up Now. This book is a lively overview with many historical anecdotes of British colonial wars and confrontations with people who fought them, from toto protect British Interest in Asia, Canada, Africa and Arabia. Pages: Throughout Queen Victoria's long reign there was not a single year in which somewhere in the world British soldiers were not fighting for her and her Empire.

Byron Farwell's latest book records the fascinating story of these little-known wars, and of the men who fought them. Queen Victoria's Little Wars by Byron Farwell,available at Book Depository with free delivery worldwide/5().

A third of the way into the book I had to stop reading, and Google each of Queen Victoria's children It felt like one run on thought, with very little sepration from thought to thought. (The example that sticks in my head is one sentence talking about someone in England, immediately followed by a sentence about the Romanoffs demise/5.As the 19th century progressed, England's little wars shifted more toward Africa; war correspondents, for whom Farwell seems to share the military's dislike, became more common; the conflicts became costlier and harder to win.

This is a light, sometimes frivolous, but generally informative sampling of the innumerable battles fought in the service of the Empire. The book has a rather subjective.