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Garrisons: The First Line of Defense

Steven C. Eames

in Rustic Warriors: Warfare and the Provincial Soldier on the New England Frontier, 1689-1748

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722701
eISBN:
9780814722718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722701.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses the preparation of frontier communities to defend themselves, and the use of fortified or “garrison” houses. Provincial soldiers, often part of a larger offensive or defensive ... More


Provincial Forts: The Magnet

Steven C. Eames

in Rustic Warriors: Warfare and the Provincial Soldier on the New England Frontier, 1689-1748

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814722701
eISBN:
9780814722718
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814722701.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter discusses provincial forts, including their construction, garrisons, and their usefulness in drawing the fury of large enemy forces away from frontier towns. Although garrisons provided ... More


The Anxieties of Mobility: Migration and Tourism in the Indonesian Borderlands

Johan A. Lindquist

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824832018
eISBN:
9780824869977
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824832018.001.0001
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

Since the late 1960s the Indonesian island of Batam has been transformed from a sleepy fishing village to a booming frontier town, where foreign investment, mostly from neighboring Singapore, ... More


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