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Army and empire : British soldiers on the American frontier, 1758-1775

Author: Michael N McConnell
Publisher: Lincoln : University of Nebraska Press, ©2004.
Series: Studies in war, society, and the military.
Edition/Format:   Print book : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Going beyond the war experience, 'Army and Empire' examines the lives and experiences of British soldiers in the complex, evolving cultural frontiers of the West in British America.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Michael N McConnell
ISBN: 0803232330 9780803232334 0803204795 9780803204799 9780803218444 0803218443
OCLC Number: 54988836
Description: xix, 211 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm.
Contents: The British occupation of the west --
Frontier fortresses --
Military society on the frontier --
The material lives of frontier soldiers --
The world of work --
Diet and foodways --
Physical and mental health.
Series Title: Studies in war, society, and the military.
Responsibility: Michael N. McConnell.
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The end of the Seven Years' War found Britain's professional army in America facing new and unfamiliar responsibilities. This book examines the lives and experiences of British soldiers in the  Read more...

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