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The Army

Melissa T. Brown

in Enlisting Masculinity: The Construction of Gender in US Military Recruiting Advertising during the All-Volunteer Force

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780199842827
eISBN:
9780199933105
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199842827.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, American Politics, International Relations and Politics

Chapter 3 provides background material on the Army’s culture and recruiting history, before presenting an analysis of the recruiting materials. Army advertising sometimes showcases traditional ... More


Army of Shopkeepers

Alan Allport

in Browned Off and Bloody-Minded: The British Soldier Goes to War 1939-1945

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300170757
eISBN:
9780300213126
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300170757.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter focuses on the British Army's home-based, mass citizen militia of stock clerks, shopkeepers, draughtsmen, and delivery boys during the Second World War. This was the Army that the ... More


Prior Exposure to Disease and Later Health and Mortality: Evidence from Civil War Medical Records

Chulhee Lee (ed.)

in Health and Labor Force Participation over the Life Cycle: Evidence from the Past

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
February 2013
ISBN:
9780226116181
eISBN:
9780226116198
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226116198.003.0003
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History

This chapter, which explores the effects of socioeconomic status and local disease environment on the later health and mortality of Union Army recruits, shows that prior exposure to unfavorable ... More


God’s Country: The Collapse of Borders

Lorien Foote

in Yankee Plague: Escaped Union Prisoners and the Collapse of the Confederacy

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9781469630557
eISBN:
9781469630571
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469630557.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Thousands of escaped prisoners, refugees, Confederate deserters, recruits for the Union Army, raiders, and guerrillas moved through the Appalachian Mountains in the last winter of the Civil War. The ... More


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