G. B. Malleson
Malleson’s essential text enhanced with many maps and illustrations
Many English language readers may have discovered Prince Eugene of Savoy in consequence of his collaboration with John Churchill,..
C. V. F. Townshend
An essential insight into British battles of the 18th century
Although George Townshend, First Marquess (and ultimately Viscount) Townshend, rose to become a field-marshal of the British Army..
Lees Knowles, Charles Townshend & James Grant
A profile of an outstanding military commander of the Seven Years War
The principal subject of this book, Prince Ferdinand, Duke of Brunswick, is a particularly fascinating character for students o..
Frederick II, King of Prussia
The handbook of battle by an 18th century master
Frederick the Great was one of the most outstanding figures in European history. He was, in the eighteenth century, the monarch of a German state, P..
Johann Wilhelm von Archenholz
Frederick the Great’s struggles during the Seven Years War
The Seven Years War, 1754-62, shaped the modern world. It was a truly global conflict fought in India, America and Europe, as Britain stru..
Alexander Macgregor & J. P. Maclean
The astonishing life of one of Scotland’s most famous daughters
Anyone who knows about the abortive 1745 Jacobite Rising in Scotland, knows the romantic tale of how, after the catastrophi..
J. W. Fortescue
the Wars of the British Army and the Duke of Marlborough 1672-1712
The Campaigns of the Duke of Marlborough
Among British Army historians the reputation of Sir John Fortescue stands virtually without equal. His comprehensive fourteen volume history is a work of un..
Reuben T. Durrett, Bennett H. Young, Henry T. Stanton & George W. Ranck
Warfare on the Kentucky Frontier Between Settlers and the British & Their Loyalist, Indian & Renegade Allies, 1782
A bloody episode of the Kentucky border
By 1782 the American War of Independence was all but coming to its close and with it the birth of a new nation and the loss of an important colony for the Br..
The Adventurous Life of Robert Rogers of the Rangers
The most famous ranger—and the father of covert warfare
As the ‘age of sail’ progressed the great nations of Europe understood that the lands and wealth of the globe were within the grasp of their ..
The Life and Adventures of Mrs. Christian Davies, Commonly Called Mother Ross, on Campaign with the Duke of Marlborough
The astonishing life of a woman soldier
When John Churchill, Duke of Marlborough, rode among his ‘men’ in the campaigns that immortalised him as one of Britain’s most accomplished military commande..
A Principal Engagement of the French & Indian War
A victory, a defeat and the birth of a legend
Those who know anything of the Seven Years War know it was fought all over the globe in the 18th century as the two principal powers of Europe at the t..
W. H. Wilkin
British Military Commanders of the American War of Independence 1775-83
Fine soldiers in a lost war
It is inevitable that the men and events of wars won endure in the public memory far longer than those that are lost. The history of America in the 18th century is confu..
The Winning of Canada: a Chronicle of Wolfe & The Passing of New France: a Chronicle of Montcalm
Protagonists for an Empire
The Seven Years War as it was fought in the New World is known today as the French and Indian War. The significance of the global conflict of which it was a part is now o..
Ernest Cruikshank, Henry U. Swinnerton & Isaac A. Chapman
Three Accounts of the American War of Independence: The Story of Butler’s Rangers and the Settlement of Niagara by Ernest Cruikshank, The Story of Cherry Valley by Henry U. Swinnerton & Wyoming Valley a Sketch of Its Early Annals by Isaac A. Chapman
Loyalist rangers of the American War of Independence
It is, perhaps, in the the character of the American Rangers of the eighteenth century that they would be perceived in entirely different ways d..
F. W. Longman
Prussia and the Seven Years War in Europe
Our perception of Prussia at the height of its powers may colour our view of perhaps its most significant leader, Frederick. Indeed that he is always known..