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Civilians and war in Europe, 1618-1815

Author: Erica Charters; Eve Rosenhaft; Hannah Smith
Publisher: Liverpool : Liverpool University Press, 2014.
Series: Eigteenth-century worlds, 1
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This interdisciplinary volume examines the relationship between civilians and war in Europe in the period 1618 to 1815, challenging familiar narratives of the rise of modern war and the nature of  Read more...


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Genre/Form: History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Erica Charters; Eve Rosenhaft; Hannah Smith
ISBN: 9781781380123 1781380120
OCLC Number: 868082636
Description: xv, 301 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
Contents: List of ContributorsAcknowledgementsList of IllustrationsList of Abbreviations1. Introduction - Erica Charters, Eve Rosenhaft and Hannah SmithPart I: Suffering, Reconciliation and Values in the Seventeenth Century2. Was the Thirty Years War a 'Total War'? - Peter H. Wilson3. Grotius and the Civilian - Colm McKeogh4. War, Property and the Bonds of Society: England's 'Unnatural' Civil Wars - Barbara Donagan5. Transitional Justice Theory and Reconciling Civil War Division in English Society, circa 1660-1670 - Melanie HarringtonPart II: The State, Soldiers and Cilivians6. The Administration of War and French Prisoners of War in Britain, 1756-1763 - Erica Charters7. Civilians, the French Army and Military Justice during the Reign of Louis XIV, circa 1640-1715 - Markus Meumann8. Restricted Violence? Military Occupation during the Eighteenth Century- Horst Carl9. British Soldiers at Home: The Civilian Experience in Wartime, 1740-1783 - Stephen ConwayPart III: Who is a Civilian? Who is a Soldier?10. Conflicted Identities: Soldiers, Civilians and the Representation of War - Philip Shaw11. 'Turning Out for Twenty-Days Amusement': The Militia in Georgian Satirical Prints - Matthew McCormack12. Insurgents and Counter-Insurgents between Military and Civil Society from the 1790s to 1815 - Alan ForrestPart IV: Contradictions of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars13. The Limits of Conflict in Napoleonic Europe - and Their Transgression- David A. Bell14. Pluder on the Peninsula: British Soliders and Local Civilians during the Peninsular War, 1808-1813 - Gavin Galy15. Invasion and Occupation: Civilian-Military Relations in Central Europe during Revolutionary and Napoleonic War- Leighton S. James16. Imprisoned Reading: French Prisoners of War at the Selkirk Subscription Library, 1811-1814Mark TowseyBibliographyIndex
Series Title: Eigteenth-century worlds, 1
Responsibility: edited by Erica Charters, Eve Rosenhaft and Hannah Smith.


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The approaches, questions, and interpretations pursued in the volume will provide important stimulation for scholars from a range of disciplinary and geographic backgrounds. * French History, vol 27, Read more...

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