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The combat soldier : infantry tactics and cohesion in the twentieth and twenty-first centuries

Author: Anthony King
Edition/Format:   Print book : Document   Computer File : EnglishView all editions and formats
Publication:Combat soldier.
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A work of historical, comparative sociology examining the evolution of infantry tactics in the American, Australian Canadian, British, French, German, and Italian armies from the First World War to the present. It addresses a key question in the social sciences of how social solidarity (cohesion) is generated and sustained.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Computer File, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Anthony King
ISBN: 9780199658848 0199658846
OCLC Number: 855826825
In: King, Anthony
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Contents: Preface ; 1. The Elementary Forms of the Military Life ; 2. Cohesion ; 3. The Marshall Effect ; 4. Combat Motivation ; 5. Mass Tactics ; 6. Modern Tactics ; 7. The Persistence of Mass ; 8. Battle Drills ; 9. Training ; 10. Professional Solidarity ; 11. The Female Soldier ; 12. The Professional Society ; Bibliography
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