Death or Glory

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Basic Books, Dec 13, 2007 - History - 304 pages
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A social history of one of the most tragically botched military campaigns in modern European history—and the most immediate precedent to the American Civil War.

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DEATH OR GLORY: The Legacy of the Crimean War

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A messy book about a messy war. Edgerton (Anthropology and Psychiatry/UCLA School of Medicine) has written histories of the Zulu, the Ashanti, and the Japanese—perhaps not the best background for a ... Read full review

Death or glory: the legacy of the Crimean War

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The Crimean War, which began in 1853 and ended just five years before the American Civil War, is remembered today as the setting for Tennyson's poem "The Charge of the Light Brigade" and perhaps for ... Read full review

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