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George Washington's enforcers : policing the Continental Army

作者: Harry M Ward
出版商: Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, ©2006.
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"A well-disciplined army was vital to win American independence, but policing soldiers during the Revolution presented challenges. George Washington's Enforcers: Policing the Continental Army examines how justice was left to the overlapping duties of special army personnel and how an improvised police force imposed rules and regulations on the common soldier. Historian Harry M. Ward describes these methods of police  再讀一些...
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Ward, Harry M.
George Washington's enforcers.
Carbondale : Southern Illinois University Press, c2006
(OCoLC)607830996
提及的人: George Washington; George Washington; George Washington; George Washington; George Washington
資料類型: 政府刊物, 州政府或者省政府刊物, 網際網路資源
文件類型: 圖書, 網路資源
所有的作者/貢獻者: Harry M Ward
ISBN: 0809326884 9780809326884 9780809329441 0809329441
OCLC系統控制編碼: 61757960
描述: xiii, 268 p., [12] p. of plates : ill. ; 24 cm.
内容: Preconditions --
The Common Soldier --
Military Justice --
The Supervisors --
Washington's Life-Guard --
Generals' Guards --
Camp and Quarter Guards --
Picket Men and Safeguards --
Temporary Police Patrols --
On the March --
Officer of Police --
Provost Marshal --
The Marechaussee Corps --
Corporal Punishment --
Drummers and Fifers --
The Executioners.
責任: Harry M. Ward.
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Examines how justice was left to the overlapping duties of special army personnel and how an improvised police force imposed rules and regulations on the common soldier. This book describes these  再讀一些...

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Harry M. Ward examines military justice in the Continental army and the troops who enforced it. He is particularly interested in the experiences of enlisted men. Ward finds that the Continental army 再讀一些...

 
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