Journals Higher Education



Published: 20 March 2008

344 Pages | 4 maps, frontispiece, 8 plates

ISBN: 9780199239672

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Field Marshal Sir Henry Wilson

A Political Soldier

Keith Jeffery

  • Winner of the 2006 Templer Medal and Book Prize, awarded by The Society for Army Historical Research
  • Lively biography of the ebullient Henry Wilson, at the center of Edwardian military affairs
  • First modern study of one of Britain's most influential soldiers in the years before and during the First World War
  • Reassesses the controversial career and reputation of the man regarded as one of the earliest martyrs for the Irish Unionist cause