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- DescriptionFollowing the Revolution in 1789, members of the aristocracy were increasingly persecuted, and many of them fled abroad. These exiles became kwn collectively as 'emigres', and despite initial confusions and indecision, many of them were taken into British service. This fine text by Rene Chartrand examines the organisation, uniforms and insignia of the Emigre troops in British service from 1793 to 1802, accompanied by plenty of illustrations including eight full page colour plates by Patrice Courcelle.
- Author BiographyRene Chartrand was born in Montral and educated in Canada, the United States and the Bahamas. A senior curator with Canada's National Historic Sites for nearly three decades, he is now a freelance writer and historical consultant for cinema and historic sites restorations. He has written numerous articles and books including almost 20 Osprey titles and the first two volumes of Canadian Military Heritage. Also a student of wines, he currently lives in Hull, Quebec, with his wife and two sons.
- Author(s)Rene Chartrand
- PublisherBloomsbury Publishing PLC
- Date of Publication28/05/1999
- SubjectMilitary History
- Series TitleMen-at-Arms
- Series Part/Volume NumberNo. 328
- Country of PublicationUnited Kingdom
- ImprintOsprey Publishing
- Content Note50 b&w and 8 colour illustrations
- Weight195 g
- Width184 mm
- Height248 mm
- Spine6 mm
- Illustrator(s)Patrice Courcelle
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