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An apprenticeship in arms : the origins of the British Army 1585-1702

Author: Roger B Manning
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006.
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This text is a scholarly study of the military experiences of peers and gentlemen from the British Isles who volunteered to fight in the religious and dynastic wars of mainland Europe, as well as the ordinary men who served from the time of the English intervention in the Dutch war of independence to the death of William III.
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Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Manning, Roger B. (Roger Burrow).
Apprenticeship in arms.
Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2006
(DLC) 2005033132
(OCoLC)62342033
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger B Manning
ISBN: 9780191532122 0191532126
OCLC Number: 171290581
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 467 pages) : illustrations, maps
Contents: List of Tables; List of Maps; Note on the Text; Abbreviations; PART I.A MILITARY APPRENTICESHIP 1585-1640; PART II. THE EXPERIENCE OF CIVIL WAR 1640-1660; PART III. THE DECAY OF A MILITARY TRADITION 1660-1688; PART IV. THE RECOVERY OF A MILITARY TRADITION 1688-1702; Select Bibliography; Index.
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This book explores the ways in which the diverse military experiences at home and abroad of the British and Irish people during the seventeenth century introduced modern military theory and practice  Read more...

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A valuable study of the days of the formation of a Standing Army. * The Bulletin of the Military Historical Society, Volume 57, Number 225 * Manning brings together a wealth of material ... and by Read more...

 
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