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Hinterland warriors and military dress : European empires and exotic uniforms

Author: Thomas S Abler
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : Berg, ©1999.
Series: Dress, body, culture.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Much of the exotic dress of the armies of Europe and elsewhere has its origns in the conditions of frontier wars fought by imperial armies. This volume examines the impact on military dress made by hinterland troops.
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Abler, Thomas S. (Thomas Struthers), 1941-
Hinterland warriors and military dress.
Oxford ; New York : Berg, ©1999
(DLC) 00267435
(OCoLC)41018051
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Thomas S Abler
ISBN: 9781847888761 1847888763
OCLC Number: 608481635
Reproduction Notes: Electronic reproduction. [S.l.] : HathiTrust Digital Library, 2010. MiAaHDL
Description: 1 online resource (200 pages) : illustrations.
Details: Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002.
Contents: Introduction : empires and hinterland warriors --
The military uniform : general principles of its evolution --
Hussars : horsemen of the eastern frontier --
Other horsemen from the East : uhlans and Cossacks --
'Ladies from hell' --
North African Mameluks and Zouaves --
Khaki --
'not a bad colour for work' --
North America : feathers and leather --
The frontier experience and the military uniform.
Series Title: Dress, body, culture.
Responsibility: Thomas S. Abler.
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Much of the exotic dress of the armies of Europe and elsewhere has its origins in the conditions of frontier wars fought by imperial armies. Throughout time, imperial officers and auxiliaries have  Read more...

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A work long overdue. Journal for The Society for Army Historical Research Anyone with more than a passing interest in dress history should read [this book]. Costume Society

 
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