Hannah Snell & Anonymous Two Accounts of Women Who Served & Fought as Men
The Female Soldier; or, the Surprising Life and Adventures of Hannah Snell
Frances Scanagatti or, the Female Soldier
by Anonymous The women who marched to war
Female soldiers are always something of a curiosity and these two brief accounts, one British the other Italian, might not have seen individual re-publication in modern..
H. G. Keene The struggles that toppled the Peacock throne
The Moghuls invaded India in the early sixteenth century and maintained their rule over much of the sub-continent for over 200 years. By the early eigh..
F. G. Cardew An Invaluable Reference Resource A history from 1599 to 1895
Lieutenant Cardew's excellent history of the Bengal Native Army is an invaluable reference resource for all those interested in the British in India and the armies of th..
P. R. Innes An Elite Regiment of the Honourable East India Company 1756-1858 The history of one of India's famous regiments
The domination of the Indian sub-continent by the British would have been impossible without the support of the armies of the presidencies of the Hono..
H. G. Keene European Mercenary Commanders in Hindustan 1770-1820 Men of war in a land of turmoil
This book chronicles the careers and wars of the European and mixed-race mercenary adventurers who carved reputations and empires for themselves and their Indian lor..
Eric W. Sheppard A History of the British Army to 1914 From knight and roundhead to the birth of the modern army
The British Army can trace its lineage back to the middle ages, but for those who are interested in the development of Britain's land force..
by James Skinner James Skinner and his 'Yellow Boys' Irregular cavalry in the wars of India between the British, Mahratta, Rajput, Mogul, Sikh & Pindarree Forces. India's most famous cavalryman recounts his career. James Skinner had a colourful career. He began his military exploits as a mercenary for Indian princes and became a legend as the leader of the ‘Yel..