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Red coat, green machine : continuity in change in the British Army 1700 to 2000

Author: Charles Kirke
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, 2009.
Series: Birmingham war studies series
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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How different were the men who fought at Blenheim and at Goose Green? Is there a human thread that connects the redcoat of 300 years ago with the British soldier today? This book focuses on the  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Charles Kirke
ISBN: 9781847252494 1847252494 9781441164773 1441164774
OCLC Number: 277203844
Description: xvi, 240 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Contents: 1. Officer/Soldier Relationships; 2. Attitudes Towards Discipline; 3. Formal and Informal Communication; 4. The Regimental System; 5. The Craft and Skills of 'Soldiering'; 6. Morale and Cohesion; 7. Wider Society and the Life in the Unit.
Series Title: Birmingham war studies series
Responsibility: Charles Kirke.

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A fresh approach to the study of the British Army ... This is a sound and well-argued study that has much to commend it.--Sanford Lakoff

 
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