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MYERLY (Scott Hughes) British Military Spectacle from the Napoleonic Wars through the Crimea. 1st Ed., x+293pp., approx. 30 illus. VG in dw. Harvard Univ. Press. 1996  #61843
[HLMainPic] According to the sleeve notes "This book takes us behind the scenes of the British military at the height of its brilliance to show us how dress & discipline helped to mold the military man & attempted to seduce the hearts & minds of a nation... uniforms... played a powerful role in the troops' performance on campaign, in battle, & as a dramatic entertainment in peacetime..." VG in dw. See illustration on our website.   £20


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