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“A Bulit out of Everi Bush”: War, Continued

Meredith Baldwin Weddle

in Walking in the Way of Peace: Quaker Pacifism in the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195131383
eISBN:
9780199834839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019513138X.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The local towns of Warwick and Providence showed resentment toward the Rhode Island central government for its failure to adequately protect them. Both towns were destroyed in the spring of 1676; the ... More


Renegade Revolutionary: The Life of General Charles Lee

Phillip Papas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767658
eISBN:
9781479851218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767658.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In November 1774, a pamphlet to the “People of America” was published in Philadelphia and London. It forcefully articulated American rights and liberties and argued that the Americans needed to ... More


Corkbush Field and After

Austin Woolrych

in Soldiers and Statesmen: The General Council of the Army and its Debates 1647-1648

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227526
eISBN:
9780191678738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227526.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

After the vote which sent the agitators back to their regiments, the Levellers and their adherents in the army prepared for the forthcoming rendezvous. On November 9, they succeeded in presenting the ... More


HMS Fowey Lost and Found: Being the Discovery, Excavation, and Identification of a British Man-of-War Lost off the Cape of Florida in 1748

Russell K. Skowronek

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033204
eISBN:
9780813039596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033204.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

Sunken treasure may seem like the stuff of legends and movies, but the seas still hold prizes to be found. HMS Fowey was a small ship, carrying 44 guns and over 200 men, captained by a descendant of ... More


Irish Regiments in the Great War: Discipline and Morale

Timothy Bowman

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062841
eISBN:
9781781700648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062841.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The British army was almost unique among the European armies of the Great War in that it did not suffer from a serious breakdown of discipline or collapse of morale. It did, however, inevitably ... More


Military Justice in American Film and Television Drama: Starting Points for Ideological Criticism

Matthias Kuzina

in Law and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199272235
eISBN:
9780191699603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272235.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the depiction of military justice in motion pictures and television drama in the United States. The emergence of the court-martial drama roughly corresponds with the genesis of ... More


America, the 1949 Geneva Conventions, and War Crime Courts-Martial in the Vietnam Conflict

Gary D. Solis

in Do the Geneva Conventions Matter?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199379774
eISBN:
9780190690977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199379774.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Throughout the US-Vietnam conflict (1965–1973), American forces labored to comply with the Geneva Conventions and customary laws of war, though US war crimes largely overshadowed those efforts. This ... More


The Court of Enquiry and Court-Martial

Steven R. Schwankert

in Poseidon: China's Secret Salvage of Britain's Lost Submarine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208180
eISBN:
9789888268429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208180.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

Less than a week after the loss of Poseidon, a court of enquiry was convened aboard the flotilla’s depot ship, HMS Medway. The court sought to find answers to the following questions: What was the ... More


Trial Procedure at the British Military Courts, Hong Kong, 1946–1948

Alexander Zahar

in Hong Kong's War Crimes Trials

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199643288
eISBN:
9780191749070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643288.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the war crimes process in Hong Kong. It uses three benchmarks of assessment: the degree of departure from the normally applicable court-martial procedure current at the time; ... More


Monmouth

Phillip Papas

in Renegade Revolutionary: The Life of General Charles Lee

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767658
eISBN:
9781479851218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767658.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on Charles Lee's court-martial after the Battle of Monmouth in 1778, mainly remembered as the longest one-day battle of the American Revolution. After his release, Lee lobbied ... More


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