Science in a pickelhaube
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Science in a pickelhaube British military lesson learning at the RUSI (1870-1900) by M. D. Welch

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Published by Royal United Services Institute for Defence Studies in London .
Written in English



  • Great Britain


  • Military art and science -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Science -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.,
  • Franco-Prussian War, 1870-1871.,
  • Great Britain -- History, Military -- 19th century.

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Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references.

StatementM.D. Welch.
SeriesWhitehall papers series,, 47, Whitehall paper series ;, 47.
ContributionsRoyal United Services Institute for Defence Studies.
LC ClassificationsDA68 .W45 1999
The Physical Object
Paginationv, 82 p. :
Number of Pages82
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL123141M
ISBN 100855161167
LC Control Number99490757

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