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Книга Osprey - Warrior №19. British Redcoat 1740-1793. Osprey - Warrior №19. British Redcoat 1740-1793. Книги Вооружение Автор: Stuart Reid Год издания: 1996 Формат: pdf Издат.:Osprey Страниц: sixty three Размер: eleven Язык: Английский eighty five (голосов: 1) Оценка:During this era, the British military earned itself an impressive attractiveness as a struggling with strength. in spite of the fact that, as a result of its function as a police strength at domestic, and demonisation by means of American propaganda, the military was once seen as little faraway from a penal establishment run through aristocratic dilettantes. This view, nonetheless held via many this day, is challenged via Stuart Reid, who paints an image of an more and more expert strength. This used to be an enormous time of switch and development for the British military, and British Redcoat 1740-1793 totally brings this out in its accomplished exam of the lives, stipulations and stories of the past due 18th-century infantryman.

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De- Weston F. Cook, Jr. See also: Ottoman Empire References and further reading: Monshi, Iskandar Beg. History of Shah Abbas the Great. 2 vols. Trans. R. M. Savory. Boulder, CO: Westview Press, 1978. Savory, R. M. Iran under the Safavids. Cambridge, UK: Cambridge University Press, 1980. Abbasid Revolution (747–751) A violent revolution in medieval Islam that replaced the Arab-dominated Umayyad Caliphate with a more open, multicultural system that symbolized the unity of Islam for five centuries.

Preston, Richard A. Perspectives in the History of Military Education and Professionalism. S. Air Force Academy, 1980. Ruggero, Ed. Duty First: West Point and the Making of American Leaders. New York: HarperCollins, 2001. Adowa (1896) The most decisive defeat inflicted on a colonial expeditionary force by native African troops. In 1895, newly enthroned Ethiopian king Menelik II became infuriated when he discovered that Italy had assumed a virtual protectorate over his country in the altered international version of the recently signed Italo-Abyssian treaty.

The Life and Times of Menelik II: Ethiopia 1844–1913. Lawrenceville, NJ: Red Sea Press, 1995. , and LaVerle Berry, eds. Ethiopia: A Country Study. 4th ed. S. Library of Congress, 1993. Æthelbald’s Wars (733–750) Mercia establishes hegemony, paving the way for English unification. The early history of the kingdom of Mercia is obscure, but this changed with the reign of Penda, son of Pybba (r. 632–654). He extended his writ over Wessex (645) and East Anglia (650), gaining control of all England south of the Humber.

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