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Citizen soldiers and the British Empire, 1837-1902

Author: I F W Beckett
Publisher: London ; Brookfield, Vt. : Pickering & Chatto, 2012.
Series: Warfare, society and culture, no. 7.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The British amateur military tradition of raising auxiliary forces for home defence long preceded the establishment of a standing army. This was a model that was widely emulated in British colonies.  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: I F W Beckett
ISBN: 9781848932043 1848932049
OCLC Number: 793689896
Description: xvi, 210 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
Contents: Introduction / Ian F.W. Beckett --
Britain / F.W. Beckett --
Ireland / Timothy Bowman and William Butler --
Australia / Bob Marmion --
Canada / James A. Wood --
India / Kaushik Roy --
New Zealand / John Crawford --
South Africa / Tim Stapleton --
The South African War, 1899-1902 / Stephen M. Miller.
Series Title: Warfare, society and culture, no. 7.
Responsibility: edited by Ian F.W. Beckett.
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'Ian Beckett has brought together an excellent team of contributors and produced a volume that complements admirably his own writing on citizen soldiers in Victorian England.' War in History 'an Read more...

 
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