Kitchener: Hero And Anti-hero

April 28, 2016|
Kitchener: Hero And Anti-hero by C. Brad Faught
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Horatio Herbert Kitchener, Earl Kitchener of Khartoum (1850-1916) is one of the most important figures in the history of the British Empire. Beginning as Royal Engineer in the 1870s he would end his career over forty years later as Secretary of State for War - the iconic figure of World War I recruitment posters. In between he became both the most famous British soldier in the world during the peak period of European imperialism, and a celebrated and sometimes controversial pro-consul and administrator. At his death in 1916 he had literally become the ''face'' of the British war effort. This new biography offers a timely and modern evaluation of a still disputed and complex military man of empire.
C. Brad Faught is Professor of History and Chair of the Department of History at Tyndale University College in Toronto. A graduate of the Universities of Oxford and Toronto, he is a Fellow of the Royal Historical Society and a Senior Fellow of Massey College at the University of Toronto. He is the author of Into Africa: The Imperial Li...
Title:Kitchener: Hero And Anti-hero
Product dimensions:320 pages, 8.5 X 5.32 X 0.98 in
Shipping dimensions:320 pages, 8.5 X 5.32 X 0.98 in
Published:April 28, 2016
Publisher:I.B. Tauris & Co Ltd
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781784533502

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