H. I. Ricketts & J. W. Fortescue the Conflict Between the British Army and the Natives of West Africa—Narrative of the Ashantee War With a View of the Present State of the Colony of Sierra Leone by H. I. Ricketts & The First Ashanti Campaign by J. W. Fortescue The British Empire’s open West African sore
As the 19th century progressed the inexorable expansion of the British Empire gained momentum across the globe. Imperial ambitions invariably resulted in..
R. S. S. Baden-Powell The Downfall of Prempeh, a Diary of Life With the Native Levy in Ashanti, 1895-6 & The Matabele Campaign 1896 The early campaigns of a famous British soldier and Chief Scout
Robert Baden-Powell is internationally famous as the founder of the worldwide Boy Scout movement, but he first came to the attention ..
Winwood Reade An Account of the Third Anglo-Ashanti War by an Eyewitness, West Africa, 1873-4 Colonial warfare on the Dark Continent
The British Empire rapidly spread it’s influence throughout the globe during the nineteenth century. Predictably these intrusions rarely found favour with the..
William H. Cope Volume 2—1816-1876 Volume 2 of a special edition
This is the second volume of Leonaur’s special two volume edition created by dividing Cope’s expansive work on the green coated sharpshooters—the famous Rifles. Where ..
Archibald Forbes The Seven Years War in Europe, the French and Indian War, Colonial American Frontier and the Caribbean, the Napoleonic Wars, the Crimean War, the Indian Mutiny, the Ashanti War and the Nile Expedition--1729-1888 The first 150 years of one of the British Army’s most renowned regiments
Archibald Forbes was a notable author, journalist and special correspondent during the British colonial wars of the Victoria..
A. B. Ellis An elite regiment from the Caribbean
This is an excellent regiment history of a British colonial force raised in the West Indies among the coloured population whose ancestors had in former times be..
Charles Alexander Gordon Experiences of a Regimental Surgeon During the Gwalior War, Campaigns in West Africa & the Indian Mutiny Through the Queen Empress's Wars
Gordon had a long military career. Indeed he became Surgeon General and this book has been extracted from his autobiography—'Recollections of Thirty-Nine Years in t..