Historical Dictionary of the British and Irish Civil Wars 1637 1660

Author: Martyn Bennett
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield
ISBN: 1442262648
Format: PDF, Mobi
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This second edition of Historical Dictionary of the British and Irish Civil Wars 1637-1660 contains a chronology, an introduction, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 700 cross-referenced entries on important personalities, politics, and military technology, as well as descriptions of the battles of the war.

The A to Z of the British and Irish Civil Wars 1637 1660

Author: Martyn Bennett
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 146167221X
Format: PDF
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Through a concise historical chronology and comprehensive overview, users of The A to Z of the British and Irish Civil Wars 1637-1660 will find an insightful explanation of the people, places, and events that indelibly shape the United Kingdom's seventeenth-century history. The cross-listed dictionary entries offer a complete explanation of each important aspect of the Civil Wars and their effect on the Kingdom. Also includes maps and a bibliography.

Military Leadership in the British Civil Wars 1642 1651

Author: Stanley D.M. Carpenter
Publisher: McGraw Hill Professional
ISBN: 9780203504048
Format: PDF, ePub
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Despite the wealth of British Civil Wars studies, little work addresses the nature of military leadership effectiveness in terms of the eventual result -parliamentary victory. It is no longer sufficient to credit religion, economics, localism or constitutional concepts for the outcome without considering the role of effective military leadership. The study of human conflict illustrates a simple, immutable truth -the finest, most inspired or motivated, well-trained, disciplined or experienced force is quite like a modern cruise missile. Without effective guidance, it is no more than a collection of very expensive parts. For the general military history reader, the work provides a concise strategic and operational narrative of the British Civil Wars of 1642-51 in northern England and Scotland. For historians, it offers an additional causative explanation for ultimate parliamentary victory. As a study of effective military leadership, it proposes, through a case study analysis based on a framework of characteristics and behavior of specific commanders from the wildly successful to the abysmal failure, a model of effective military leadership for present and successive generations of military, naval and air officers at all levels of command.

American Reference Books Annual

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1970- issued in 2 vols.: v. 1, General reference, social sciences, history, economics, business; v. 2, Fine arts, humanities, science and engineering.

Historical Dictionary of the Spanish Civil War

Author: Francisco J. Romero Salvadó
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810880091
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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The Historical Dictionary of the Spanish Civil War covers the history of the war through a chronology, an introductory essay, appendixes, maps, and an extensive bibliography. The dictionary section has over 600 cross-referenced entries on persons, places, events, institutions, battles, and campaigns. This book is an excellent access point for students, researchers, and anyone wanting to know more about the Spanish Civil War.

Historical Dictionary of the Crusades

Author: Corliss K. Slack
Publisher: Scarecrow Press
ISBN: 0810878313
Format: PDF
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The second edition of Historical Dictionary of the Crusades is an accessible one-volume overview of the medieval crusades to the Middle East between 1095 and 1291, with substantial information on crusades in southern France, Italy, Spain, and the Baltics that take the timeline into the 14th century.