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The British Army in the West Indies : society and the military in the revolutionary age

Author: Roger Norman Buckley
Publisher: Gainesville, Fla. : University Press of Florida, ©1998.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"This Social and Political history depicts a military community being shaped and defined in an era of revolutionary change: the French Revolution and the Napoleonic wars at the end of the eighteenth century. Within the framework of war and society, Roger Buckley gives us a detailed picture of the British West Indies army in the Caribbean theater, especially the manner in which the garrison affected, and was itself  Read more...
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Genre/Form: History
Military history
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Roger Norman Buckley
ISBN: 0813016045 9780813016047 9766400636 9789766400637
OCLC Number: 38527865
Description: xx, 441 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: Pt. 1. The Environmental Setting and Development of the West Indian Garrison. 1. Adjusting to the West Indian Physical Environment. 2. Formation of the West Indian Garrison --
Pt. 2. The Garrison Community. 3. Give Me Men, Any Men! --
And Boys Too! 4. Military Artisans, Dependents, and Civilians --
Pt. 3. Conflict, Death, and Hardship as Inevitable Experiences. 5. Civil-Military Relations. 6. "Treat Them All Like Slaves": Crimes and Punishments. 7. The Wars of the French Revolution and Napoleon in the West Indies, 1792-1802, 1803-1815. 8. The Other War: The Struggle against Disease and the Revolution in Military Medicine --
Pt. 4. The West Indian Experience. 9. The Soldiers and Their World: A Day in the Life of the Garrison. 10. The West Indies Remembered. 11. Conclusion.
Responsibility: Roger Norman Buckley.
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Within the framework of war and society, this work describes a picture of the British West Indies army in the Caribbean theatre, especially the manner in which the garrison affected, and was itself  Read more...

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