Learning the Hard Way

By: Mantle, Craig Leslie

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Published simultaneously with the hardcover. Sub-titled "The leadership experiences of Lieutenant Agar Adamson during the South African War, 1899-1902," this one tells the story of Adamson pleading "for a commission that would take him to South Africa in the service of Queen and Empire," where "he quickly discovered the difficulties of leading soldiers in battle and of leading them well." 111 pages (including map and image credits, select bibliography, glossary, index, brief author biography), illustrated. Internally tight and clean, with moderate general wear.

Title: Learning the Hard Way

Author Name: Mantle, Craig Leslie

Categories: History, Military, Auto/Biography, Non-fiction,

Edition: First Edition

Publisher: Kingston, Canadian Defence Academy Press: 2007

ISBN Number: 0-662-45313-1

ISBN Number 13: 9780662453130

Binding: Stiff Card Wraps

Book Condition: Very Good

Size: Small Octavo -- from 7.75" to 9.75" Tall

Seller ID: 017752

Keywords: 0-662-45313-1, NOISBN, militia, Ager Adamson, South African war, South Africa, troops, leadership, leaders, command, soldiers,