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Military Engineers: The Development of the Early Modern European State

Bruce P. Lenman (ed.)

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781845861209
eISBN:
9781474406093
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781845861209.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The book examines the unique role of European military engineers in the service of both kingdoms and republics from the fifteenth to the early nineteenth century. They were usually the only servants ... More


All the King's Men

Vera S. Candiani

in Dreaming of Dry Land: Environmental Transformation in Colonial Mexico City

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788052
eISBN:
9780804791076
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788052.003.0006
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter examines the first push for changes in the Desagüe during the eighteenth century, when oidores and military engineers drew the project into both the efforts of the Bourbons to rein in ... More


The Training System Corps

Pesach Malovany IDF (Ret.), Amatzia Baram, Kevin M. Woods, and Ronna Englesberg

in Wars of Modern Babylon: A History of the Iraqi Army from 1921 to 2003

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780813169439
eISBN:
9780813169514
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813169439.003.0049
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter deals with Iraqi ground forces fighting corps—the Infantry, Special Forces, Armour, Field Artillery, Military Engineering and the Chemical Warfare (defence), that were subordinated to ... More


Semper Fi

Carlton Jackson

in Kentucky Maverick: The Life and Adventures of Colonel George M. Chinn

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780813161051
eISBN:
9780813165516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813161051.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

Chinn struggled with his weight in the military but found plenty of success with the engineering of military weapons, earning renown and respect. As a well-known expert, he was often in and around ... More


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