Manchester 1999, Manchester Univ. Press, 2nd edition, reprint of 1992 edition, 6x9, Condition of both book abnd jacket is fine., 375 pages, illus, notes, bibliog, index.
This study covers a crucial period in the development of the British Army- which saw the growth of professionalism within the Army. The author provides a thorough analysis of the history, of the army, 1868-1902, and of the relationship between Army and society. Other topics covered include the attempts to improve recruiting intake, the popular image of the army, its significance as a peace-keeping force at home and its increased involvement in colonial wars abroad.