Raves for Crimea, A New York Times Notable Book of 2001
"A well-written and thorough study of what might be considerd the first modern war." --The New York Times Book Review
"Trevor Royle's achievement is to have skillfully encompassed and explained the complexities of his subject in a single voume of no excessive lenth. A capable historian...he has well understood the combined intricacies of politics, diplomacy, military campaigning and changing public opinion." --The New York Review of Books
"Trevor Royle has crafted a very impressive comprehensive narrative of the British Civil War, reminiscent of Samuel Rawson Gardiner's classic account, only thoroughly updated with recent historiographical perspectives. It is meticulous in its chronological coverage, and appears well researched." --Jeff Chamberlian, Univ of St. Francis
About the Author
Trevor Royle is the author of Crimea, a New York Times Notable Book of 2001 (Palgrave Macmillan), and Winds of Change: The End of Empire in Africa.