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An apprenticeship in arms : the origins of the British Army : 1585-1702

Author: Roger B Manning
Publisher: New York : Oxford Univ. Press, 2008.
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This book explores the ways in which the diverse military experiences at home and abroad of the British and Irish people during the seventeenth century introduced modern military theory and practice  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Online-Publikation
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Roger B Manning
ISBN: 0199261490 9780199261499
OCLC Number: 239433229
Description: XIX, 467 Seiten : Karten.
Contents: I. A MILITARY APPRENTICESHIP 1585-1640 ; 1. The Irish Wars ; 2. The Low Countries Wars ; 3. British Manpower and the States' Army ; 4. Recruiting in the British Isles for Mainland European Armies ; 5. Military and Naval Expeditions of the 1620s ; 6. The campus martius: The Domestic School of War ; II. THE EXPERIENCE OF CIVIL WAR 1640-1660 ; 7. Mercenaries and Gentlemen ; 8. Raising and Organizing Standing Armies ; 9. Atrocity, Plunder, and Discipline ; 10. The Civil Wars in Ireland and Scotland ; III. THE DECAY OF A MILITARY TRADITION 1660-1688 ; 11. Standing Armies in the Three Kingdoms ; 12. The Decay of the Militia ; 13. English, Irish, and Scots in Mainland European Armies ; IV. THE RECOVERY OF A MILITARY TRADITION 1688-1702 ; 14. The Descent on England ; 15. The Williamite Conquest of Scotland and Ireland ; 16. The Nine Years War ; 17. Conclusion: Military Professionalism ; Select Bibliography ; Index
Responsibility: Roger B. Manning.

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A valuable study of the days of the formation of a Standing Army. * The Bulletin of the Military Historical Society, Volume 57, Number 225 * Manning brings together a wealth of material ... and by Read more...

 
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