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Building the Medical Machine: the Western Front, 1914–June 1916

Mark Harrison

in The Medical War: British Military Medicine in the First World War

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199575824
eISBN:
9780191595158
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199575824.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines casualty disposal (the evacuation and treatment of casualties) from the beginning of the war through to mid-1916. Beginning with an analysis of planning for a continental ... More


Control and Campaigns

Xiaobing Li

in Building Ho's Army: Chinese Military Assistance to North Vietnam

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780813177946
eISBN:
9780813177953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813177946.003.0005
Subject:
Society and Culture, Asian Studies

Between December 1950 and July 1951, the PLA helped the PAVN establish four more divisions by rearming and training them in China, including the 316th, 320th, and 325th Infantry Divisions and 351st ... More


Manifestly Inferior? French Reserves,1871–1914

André José Lambelet

in Scraping the Barrel: The Military Use of Substandard Manpower, 1860–1960

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780823239771
eISBN:
9780823239818
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239771.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

From the Revolution onwards, France had periodically supplemented the standing army with some form of militia. In the aftermath of the Franco-Prussian War this became more necessary (due to the ... More


“On Patrol in No Man's Land”

Reid Badger

in A Life in Ragtime: A Biography of James Reese Europe

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195337969
eISBN:
9780199851553
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195337969.003.0014
Subject:
Music, History, American

The newly designated 369th Infantry Regiment was intensely involved in the training required to integrate the American unit into the French Army. James Reese Europe wrote to Eubie Blake that he was ... More


The Moral Order: The Battle over Civil Funerals 1871–1877

Avner Ben-Amos

in Funerals, Politics, and Memory in Modern France, 1789–1996

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203285
eISBN:
9780191675836
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203285.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

The eight state funerals decreed between the fall of the Second Empire and the demise of the Moral Order fall into three categories: those decreed by the National Defence government for generals who ... More


Shattering the Myth: Aspern and Essling

Richard Bassett

in For God and Kaiser: The Imperial Austrian Army, 1619-1918

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300178586
eISBN:
9780300213102
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178586.003.0010
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter starts by discussing the reform of the Austrian army. The keystone of this reform was the elevation of the Archduke Charles. Putting aside the petty intrigues and jealousies of the ... More


Andre Malraux: A Hero of His Time

Joseph Frank

in Responses to Modernity: Essays in the Politics of Culture

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780823239252
eISBN:
9780823239290
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823239252.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

André Malraux was a brilliant and exciting writer whose novels not only dramatized the crucial socio-economic conflicts of the time, but also endowed them with tragic, Dostoevskian dimensions. In ... More


Conclusion: Vive l’Empereur! Sustaining Motivation in the Armies of Napoleon, 1803-1808

Michael J. Hughes

in Forging Napoleon's Grande Armée: Motivation, Military Culture, and Masculinity in the French Army, 1800-1808

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814737484
eISBN:
9780814708279
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814737484.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This concluding chapter outlines the changes to French military culture that transpired following the first half of the Napoleonic Wars. The culture formed during the first half of Napoleon's reign ... More


Galway and Mayo

James G. Patterson

in In the Wake of the Great Rebellion: Republicanism, Agrarianism and Banditry in Ireland After 1798

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719076930
eISBN:
9781781700822
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719076930.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter closely examines the massive wave of agrarian agitation which manifested itself in Galway and Mayo during the winter of 1798–1799. On 22 August 1798, prophesies of a French invasion were ... More


Exiled from Paris: The French Army, February–May 1848

Jonathan M. House

in Controlling Paris: Armed Forces and Counter-Revolution, 1789-1848

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479881154
eISBN:
9781479836635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881154.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the French Army's role in Paris and the problem of military discipline during the spring of 1848. More specifically, it considers the army's indiscipline, partisan politics, ... More


Conclusion

Michael P.M. Finch

in A Progressive Occupation?: The Gallieni-Lyautey Method and Colonial Pacification in Tonkin and Madagascar, 1885-1900

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674572
eISBN:
9780191752445
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674572.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

The conclusion returns to a number of overriding themes that have emerged over the course of the book. In particular it offers further reflections on Gallieni's style of command and rule, suggesting ... More


The Sovereign of the Island of Elba

Alan Schom

in One Hundred Days: Napoleon's Road to Waterloo

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195081770
eISBN:
9780199854400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Discontinued
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195081770.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines Napoleon Bonaparte's escape from Elba in February 1815. Napoleon was inspired to escape and attempt to overthrow Louis XVIII because of news about growing discontent among the ... More


A Semite: A Memoir of Algeria

Denis Guenoun

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164023
eISBN:
9780231537247
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164023.001.0001
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

In this memoir, the author excavates his family's past and fills out a portrait of an imposing, enigmatic father. René Guénoun was a teacher, pioneer, and supporter of Algerian independence. To be ... More


Impermanent Monstrosities

in Apostles of Modernity: Saint-Simonians and the Civilizing Mission in Algeria

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780804769099
eISBN:
9780804774727
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804769099.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

The French army's Saint-Simonian officers implemented an alternative project in order to realize their vision for “colonial association.” The project targeted the assimilationist tendencies of the ... More


The Crimson Curtain: Really.1

Jules Barbey D’aurevilly

in Diaboliques: Six Tales of Decadence

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9780816696895
eISBN:
9781452952369
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Minnesota Press
DOI:
10.5749/minnesota/9780816696895.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, European Literature

In this chapter a middle-aged man, the Vicomte de Bassard, recalls his first, youthful affair, one that ended with the young lady’s sudden death at the worst possible moment, and in the worst ... More


The Collapse of the July Monarchy

Jonathan M. House

in Controlling Paris: Armed Forces and Counter-Revolution, 1789-1848

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479881154
eISBN:
9781479836635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881154.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the civil disorders that led to the collapse of the July Monarchy under Louis Philippe. Despite the presence of a large French Army, a strong police force, and an essentially ... More


A Soldier's Daughter

Richard Bolster

in Marie d`Agoult: The Rebel Countess

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300082463
eISBN:
9780300137682
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300082463.003.0001
Subject:
Literature, Prose (inc. letters, diaries)

This chapter discusses the childhood background of Marie d'Agoult. It explains that she was born at midnight in December 1805 in Frankfurt, Germany. Her mother Maria Bethmann belonged to a prominent ... More


A Survivor of Dessalines's Massacres in 1804

in Facing Racial Revolution: Eyewitness Accounts of the Haitian Insurrection

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226675824
eISBN:
9780226675855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226675855.003.0019
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter presents an excerpt from Peter S. Chazotte's account of the massacres in Saint-Domingue in 1804. It explains that Chazotte is one of the rare French white who survived the series of ... More


A Second-Rate Navy, 1714-1795

Jaap R. Bruijn

in The Dutch Navy of the Seventeenth and Eighteenth Centuries

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9780986497353
eISBN:
9781786944498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780986497353.003.0003
Subject:
History, Maritime History

The final section investigates the decline of the Dutch navy in the years following the financially devastating War of the Spanish Succession, and the various attempts to reinvigorate the Dutch ... More


On Whether or Not the King of France Should Make Peace with the Duke of Milan

Marco Cesa (ed.)

in Debating Foreign Policy in the Renaissance: Speeches on War and Peace by Francesco Guicciardini

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781474415040
eISBN:
9781474430937
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474415040.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses a peace treaty between the King of France, Charles VIII, and the Duke of Milan, following the king's attempt to claim dynastic rights over the Kingdom of Naples. Charles had ... More


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