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War on the Gulf CoastThe Spanish Fight against William Augustus Bowles

War on the Gulf Coast: The Spanish Fight against William Augustus Bowles

Gilbert C. Din

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780813037523
eISBN:
9780813042145
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037523.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book, based on extensive Spanish documentation, presents a new perspective on William Augustus Bowles's life and the Spanish fight against him on the Florida Gulf Coast, rejecting the notion ... More

War StoriesSuffering and Sacrifice in the Civil War North

War Stories: Suffering and Sacrifice in the Civil War North

Frances M. Clarke

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226108629
eISBN:
9780226108643
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226108643.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

The American Civil War is often seen as the first modern war, not least because of its immense suffering. Yet unlike later conflicts, it did not produce an outpouring of disillusionment or cynicism, ... More

The War Worth FightingAbraham Lincoln's Presidency and Civil War America

The War Worth Fighting: Abraham Lincoln's Presidency and Civil War America

Stephen D. Engle (ed.)

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780813060644
eISBN:
9780813050966
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813060644.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This volume represents the multifaceted nature of Abraham Lincoln’s presidency and offers a glimpse of Civil War America in the North. Taken together these essays are intended for a general audience ... More

War, Government and Power in Late Medieval France

War, Government and Power in Late Medieval France

Christopher Allmand (ed.)

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853236955
eISBN:
9781846314421
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846314421
Subject:
History, European Medieval History

The essays in this book portray the public life of late medieval France, which established its position as a leader of western European society in the early modern world. A central theme is the ... More

War, Memory, and the Politics of HumorThe Canard Enchaine  and World War I

War, Memory, and the Politics of Humor: The Canard Enchaine and World War I

Allen Douglas

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228764
eISBN:
9780520926943
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228764.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book features carnage and cannibalism, gender and cross-dressing, drunks and heroes, militarism and memory, all set against the background of World War I France. The book shows how a new satiric ... More

War, Revolution, and the Bureaucratic StatePolitics and Army Administration in France, 1791–1799

War, Revolution, and the Bureaucratic State: Politics and Army Administration in France, 1791–1799

Colin Burrow

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205425
eISBN:
9780191676628
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205425.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book examines a period of particular importance in the formation of the modern French state. The revolutionary strife and international war of the 1790s had important and far-reaching ... More

War, State, and Society in England and the Netherlands 1477-1559

War, State, and Society in England and the Netherlands 1477-1559

Steven Gunn, David Grummitt, and Hans Cools

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
January 2008
ISBN:
9780199207503
eISBN:
9780191708848
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199207503.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

Historians have long debated the effects of war on state formation in early modern Europe. Did military competition increase rulers' power over their subjects and forge more modern states, or did the ... More

War, State, and Society in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Britain and Ireland

War, State, and Society in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Britain and Ireland

Stephen Conway

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199253753
eISBN:
9780191719738
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253753.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book explores the impact of the wars of 1739-63 on Britain and Ireland. The period was dominated by armed struggle between Britain and the Bourbon powers, particularly France. These wars, ... More

War's WasteRehabilitation in World War I America

War's Waste: Rehabilitation in World War I America

Beth Linker

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226482538
eISBN:
9780226482552
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226482552.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

With U.S. soldiers stationed around the world and engaged in multiple conflicts, Americans will be forced for the foreseeable future to come to terms with those permanently disabled in battle. At the ... More

The Warrior GeneralsWinning the British Civil Wars

The Warrior Generals: Winning the British Civil Wars

Malcolm Wanklyn

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300113082
eISBN:
9780300168419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300113082.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This history of the men who directed and determined the outcome of the mid-seventeenth-century British wars—from Cromwell, Fairfax, and Essex to many more lesser-known figures—offers an assessment of ... More

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