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The Tribunals and the Volunteer Training Corps

James McDermott

in British Military Service Tribunals, 1916–18: A Very Much Abused Body of Men

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084775
eISBN:
9781781702673
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084775.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

The Volunteer Training Corps (VTC) was born to protect the homeland from a German invasion. The Central Association of Volunteer Training Corps (CAVTC) acted principally as an advisory clearing-house ... More


Lady amateurs and gentleman professionals: emergency nursing in the Indian Mutiny

Sam Goodman

in Colonial Caring: A history of colonial and post-colonial nursing

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780719099700
eISBN:
9781526104397
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719099700.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

The Indian Rebellion (1857) occupies a central position in the mythology of late nineteenth-century British history. The shock throughout British colonial society was expressed through a medium ... More


Introduction

Christine E. Hallett

in Nurse Writers of the Great War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992521
eISBN:
9781526104342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992521.003.0011
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

First World War memoirs were a powerful and influential genre of life writings, but most were written by combatants. This book contributes to the, as yet, limited literature on the writings of ... More


Heroines in Belgium and Serbia

Christine E. Hallett

in Nurse Writers of the Great War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781784992521
eISBN:
9781526104342
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784992521.003.0001
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

Some wealthy early-twentieth-century British ladies contributed to the war-effort by providing fully-funded, equipped hospital units. Although rejected by the official military medical services of ... More


The security problem

Shaun McDaid

in Template for peace: Northern Ireland, 1972-75

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719086960
eISBN:
9781781705902
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719086960.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter analyses British security policy in Northern Ireland between 1972 and 1974. It illustrates the changing nature of the threat which republican paramilitaries posed to the security forces. ... More


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