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Soldiering in Britain and Ireland, 1750-1850 : men of arms

Author: Catriona Kennedy; Matthew McCormack
Publisher: New York, NY : Palgrave Macmillan, ©2013.
Series: War, culture and society, 1750-1850.
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This collection examines soldiers as combatants, tourists, family men and as citizens. In particular, chapters trace the theme of the 'citizen soldier' through the initiatives of the period that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Catriona Kennedy; Matthew McCormack
ISBN: 9781137270870 113727087X
OCLC Number: 795175290
Description: xii, 242 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: new histories of soldiering / Catriona Kennedy and Matthew McCormack --
Nation and society --
"The greatest number walked out": Imperial conflict and the contractual basis of military society in the early Highland regiments / Matthew Dziennik --
"True Brittons and real Irish": Irish catholics in the British Army during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars / Catriona Kennedy --
Military radicals and the making of class, 1790-1860 / Nick Mansfield --
Wars of seeing: suffering and sentiment in Joseph Wright's The dead soldier / Philip Shaw --
Military identities --
A bridge between the gap: the martial identity of the Marine Corps, 1755-1802 / Britt Zerbe --
Liberators and tourists: British soldiers in Madrid during the Peninsular War / Gavin Daly --
"A real English soldier": suffering, manliness and class in the mid nineteenth-century soldiers' tale / Neil Ramsey --
Citizen soldiers --
Liberty and discipline: militia training literature in mid-Georgian England / Matthew McCormack --
"Let us play the men": masculinity and the citizen-soldier in late eighteenth-century Ireland / Padhraig Higgins --
Creating the amateur soldier: the theory and training of Britain's volunteers / Kevin Linch --
The amateur military tradition revisited / Ian Beckett.
Series Title: War, culture and society, 1750-1850.
Responsibility: edited by Catriona Kennedy and Matthew McCormack.
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