The Resource Cromwell's masterstroke : the Battle of Dunbar, 1650, Peter Reese

Cromwell's masterstroke : the Battle of Dunbar, 1650, Peter Reese

Label
Cromwell's masterstroke : the Battle of Dunbar, 1650
Title
Cromwell's masterstroke
Title remainder
the Battle of Dunbar, 1650
Statement of responsibility
Peter Reese
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The victory at Dunbar of Oliver Cromwell''s New Model Army over the Scots under David Leslie merits a major place in the long succession of Anglo-Scottish battles. The Scots had brought Cromwell''s invading army to its knees, but Cromwell took the offensive and, in one of the great upsets of military history, the Scots army was routed. The triumph secured Cromwell''s reputation as the outstanding general of the age and demonstrated the toughness and flair of the New Model Army he commanded. Peter Reese''s exciting account of this extraordinary battle is the first full-length study to be publis
Cataloging source
E7B
Dewey number
941.063
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DA427
LC item number
.R44 2006eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Label
Cromwell's masterstroke : the Battle of Dunbar, 1650, Peter Reese
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 151-154) and index
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  • net
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; Dedication; Maps; Illustrations; Preface; Acknowledgements; Prologue; Part I: The Disputants; Chapter 1: England and Scotland 1638-1647; Chapter 2: Auld Enemies Again 1648-1650; Chapter 3: The English Army and its Commanders; Chapter 4: The Scottish Army and its Commanders ; Part II: Push of Pike; Chapter 5: Probing the Scottish Defences ; Chapter 6: Back to Dunbar; Chapter 7: Delivering Them into Our Hands; Chapter 8: Face to Face; Part III: Fruits of Victory; Chapter 9: Capture and Exploitation; Chapter 10: Towards Full Conquest
  • The Present BattlefieldAppendix A: A List of the Scots taken Prisoner near Dunbar 3 September 1650; Appendix B: The Lord General''s Proclamation concerning the wounded men left on the field; Appendix C: The Composition of the English Army; Appendix D: The Composition of the Scottish Army; Appendix E: Matchlock Muskets; Notes; Select Bibliography; Index
Control code
ocn893681223
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (176 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781781596913
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
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6fc92e45-6093-44c2-b541-ef46e338f7a3
http://library.link/vocab/recordID
.b37248066
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • (OCoLC)893681223
  • pebc1322191239

Library Locations

    • Deakin University Library - Geelong Waurn Ponds CampusBorrow it
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