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Like Hungry Wolves: Culloden Moor 16 April 1746

Reid, Stuart

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ISBN 10: 1859150802 / ISBN 13: 9781859150801
Published by Windrow & Greene, London, 1994
Condition: Fine Hardcover
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Folio. Dust Jacket Condition: Fine. 128 pp, introduction, I. Prestonpans; II. Civil War; III. The British Army in 1745; IV. The Jacobite Army; V. Advance to Contact; VI. Alarums and Excursions; VII. Culloden Moor; VIII. Dragoons and Cannonades; IX. Like Hungry Wolves; X. This Most Glorious Victory; XI. Afterwards; Colour Plates and Commentaries; Appendices: The British Army: Morning State; British Casualties; Regimental Designations; bibliography, references with b&w illustrations in text. First Trade Edition, 1994. "The battle fought at Culloden between the armies of the Duke of Cumberland and Prince Charles Edward Stewart has passed into history not only as the bloody ruin of the Jacobite cause, but also as a symbol of the final confrontation of two cultures. It has inevitably become entangled in legend and distortion. Here are accounts of the background to the "Forty-Five" rebellion, and of the earlier stages of the campaign. The composition, organization, equipment, tactics and character of the two armies are examined in depth. The author describes the course of the battle in detail, his arguments supported by a series of new maps, which reconcile - for the first time - contemporary accounts and military manuals with the topography revealed by modern maps and examination of the field." Not Price Clipped. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Red paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped title to front board and spine. Bookseller Inventory # 003255

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Title: Like Hungry Wolves: Culloden Moor 16 April ...

Publisher: Windrow & Greene, London

Publication Date: 1994

Binding: Hard Cover

Illustrator: Gerry Embleton

Book Condition:Fine

Dust Jacket Condition: Fine

Edition: First Trade Edition.

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The battle fought at Culloden beteen the armies of the Duke of Cumberland and Prince Charles Edward Stewart has passed into history not only as the bloody ruin of the Jacobite cause, but also as a symbol of the final confrontation of two cultures. It has inevitably become entangled in legend and distortion. This book - the result of years of research, in archives and on the actual battlefield - argues a new analysis of the nature and course of the battle. Here are accounts of the background to the "Forty-Five" rebellion, and of the earlier stages of the campaign. The composition, organization, equipment, tactics and character of the two armies are examined in depth. The author describes the course of the battle in detail, his arguments supported by a series of new maps, which reconcile - for the first time - contemporary accounts and military manuals with the topography revealed by modern maps and examination of the field.

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