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Setting the Precedent

Thomas J. Laub

in After the Fall: German Policy in Occupied France, 1940-1944

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199539321
eISBN:
9780191715808
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199539321.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History, European Modern History

‘Setting the precedent’ examines efforts by first the German embassy in Paris and later the Einsatzstab Rosenberg to confiscate works of art owned by Jews. Allegedly acting on instructions from ... More


Books and the British Army in the Age of the American Revolution

Ira D. Gruber

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833780
eISBN:
9781469603933
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899403_gruber
Subject:
History, Military History

Historians have long understood that books were important to the British army in defining the duties of its officers, regulating tactics, developing the art of war, and recording the history of ... More


Conflicts of Conduct: British Masculinity and Military Painting in the Wake of the Siege of Gibraltar

Cicely Robinson

in Britains Soldiers: Rethinking War and Society, 1715-1815

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846319556
eISBN:
9781781387160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319556.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

In the decade that followed British defeat in the American Revolutionary War, numerous depictions of the British victory at the Siege of Gibraltar were exhibited across London. John Trumbull's The ... More


Separate Paths to Hell

Glenn Robins

in The Longest Rescue: The Life and Legacy of Vietnam POW William A. Robinson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780813143231
eISBN:
9780813144450
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813143231.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

Robinson arrived at the Hanoi Hilton in early October 1965. After a brief stay at the Hilton, he moved to a prison called the Briarpatch, considered by many to be the most primitive of all the ... More


American Adaptation of French Warfare, 1848–1865

Michael A. Bonura

in Under the Shadow of Napoleon: French Influence on the American Way of Warfare from Independence to the Eve of World War II

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814709429
eISBN:
9780814723173
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814709429.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter illustrates how the U.S. military adapted the French combat method into the army's intellectual framework, as the changes in technology had led to a reevaluation of the American system ... More


The Late Bushidō Boom, 1905–1914

Oleg Benesch

in Inventing the Way of the Samurai: Nationalism, Internationalism, and Bushidō in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
October 2014
ISBN:
9780198706625
eISBN:
9780191778476
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198706625.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the second half of the bushidō boom, when bushidō became widely popular in Japan and abroad. It considers the processes by which ‘imperial bushidō’ ideology became firmly ... More


The Militia in Satirical Prints

Matthew McCormack

in Embodying the Militia in Georgian England

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198703648
eISBN:
9780191772832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703648.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Military History

This chapter explores the way that the militia was visually represented throughout the eighteenth century. In particular, it focuses on satirical prints, which had a prominent role in the agitation ... More


Introduction

John Gittings

in The Glorious Art of Peace: From the Iliad to Iraq

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199575763
eISBN:
9780191804458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199575763.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This introductory chapter begins with a review of various notions about peace, all of which suggest a broad spectrum from the simple absence of violence, to a happy state of existence in which ... More


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