17th Century Military History Books

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  1. Sniper

    GNM Hardback
    Following on from the success of Out of Nowhere: A History of the Military Sniper, Martin Pegler gives us an in-depth study of the emergence of American rifleman, sharpshooter and sniper, examining the...
  2. Naseby 1645

    CAM 185 Paperback
    On the pivotal day of 14 June 1645 Charles I's Royalist Army and Parliament's New Model Army made battle at Naseby. Using first-hand accounts, Martin Marix Evans introduces the origins of the campaign,...
  3. Scourge of the Seas

    GNM Hardback
    In their heyday, the sight of a pirate ship on the horizon would strike terror into the hearts of their intended victims. The colourful yet fearsome reputation of the pirate still resonates today and the...
  4. The Enemy Within

    GNM Hardback
    To gain the upper hand in conflict the ability to know what your enemy is planning is vital. Separating myth from reality, the Enemy Within traces the history of espionage from its development in ancient...
  5. The Samurai and the Sacred

    GNM Hardback
    The fierce loyalty and self-sacrificing attitude of the Samurai have made them both a legend and a cult. Yet although their military prowess and skills in the martial arts have been studied exhaustively,...
  6. The Fortifications of Gibraltar 1068–1945

    FOR 52 Multiple formats
    Gibraltar, located at the meeting points of Europe and Africa, preserves within its fortifications a rich testament to human conflict spanning 600 years. In 1068 the ruling Spanish Muslims built a large...

    Starting at: £10.39

  7. Chivalry and Command

    GNM Paperback
    Tens of thousands of tourists visit Whitehall each year and gaze at the Horse Guards sentries, but the history behind Horse Guards, and the sentries in front of it are known to virtually no-one. This is...
  8. The Spanish Main 1492–1800

    FOR 49 Paperback
    Following Columbus's arrival in the Bahamas in 1492, the lands of the 'new world' were divided between Spain and Portugal. The riches gained by the Spaniards soon aroused the interest of the French and...
  9. Polish Winged Hussar 1576–1775

    WAR 94 Paperback
    The Polish hussar was, to quote one of many foreign visitors impressed by them, 'without doubt one of the most spectacular soldiers in the world'. Most dramatic of all hussar characteristics were the 'wings'...
  10. Samurai

    Multiple formats
    In this paperback edition, Stephen Turnbull, the world's leading authority on the samurai, goes beyond the battlefield to paint a picture of the samurai as they really were. This book explores the samurai...

    Starting at: £9.99

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