Jump to ContentJump to Main Navigation

You are looking at 1-20 of 33 items

  • Keywords: Militia x
Clear All Modify Search

View:

The Auxiliary Forces

Timothy Bowman and Mark Connelly

in The Edwardian Army: Recruiting, Training, and Deploying the British Army, 1902-1914

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199542789
eISBN:
9780191741401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542789.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

The auxiliary forces underwent considerable reform in the Edwardian period. The South African War witnessed a fillip in recruitment which was not sustained. The Haldane reforms of 1906–08 established ... More


Struggle, October 1851–December 1866

Martin Ceadel

in Semi-Detached Idealists: The British Peace Movement and International Relations, 1854-1945

Published in print:
2000
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241170
eISBN:
9780191696893
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241170.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the history of the peace movement, the Great Exhibition and London Peace Congress are remembered as the peace movement's most confident moments but it was thrown onto the defensive as the French ... More


The Road to York: January–March 1642

Conrad Russell

in The Fall of the British Monarchies 1637–1642

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205883
eISBN:
9780191676833
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205883.003.0012
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses the King's journey to York, which was punctuated by a rapid exchange of Declarations. The Parliament replied to the King's message from Greenwich in a Declaration calling on ... More


Fear of Invasion: Colonel of the First South Carolina Militia: Letters 74 through 80 Letters 74 through 80 1 December 1864 through 27 February 1865

Judith N. McArthur and Orville Vernon Burton

in “A Gentleman and an Officer”: A Military and Social History of James B. Griffin's Civil War

Published in print:
1998
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780195093124
eISBN:
9780199853915
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195093124.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter presents Griffin's wartime letters to his wife Leila dated from December 1, 1864 to February 27, 1865. These letters are about Griffin's first fear of invasion because while the Union ... More


Life and Times of General Andrew Pickens: Revolutionary War Hero, American Founder

Rod Andrew Jr.

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9781469631530
eISBN:
9781469631554
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469631530.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

Andrew Pickens (1739–1817), the hard-fighting South Carolina militia commander of the American Revolution, was the hero of many victories against British and Loyalist forces. In this book, Rod Andrew ... More


“A Taste for Associations”: Reconstructing White Identities in Postwar Natchez

Susan T. Falck

in Remembering Dixie: The Battle to Control Historical Memory in Natchez, Mississippi, 1865-1941

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781496824400
eISBN:
9781496824448
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496824400.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter explores how white male associations defined a new postwar identity for Natchez men, many of whom established local Lost Cause traditions. Freemasonry grew rapidly in the late antebellum ... More


Survival

Grant Hayter-Menzies

in The Empress and Mrs. Conger: The Uncommon Friendship of Two Women and Two Worlds

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789888083008
eISBN:
9789882207554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888083008.003.0065
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses the continued bombings on the American legation by the Boxer militia. While barricades were being built up, existing buildings themselves were being blasted to pieces, so that ... More


Military Service and Citizenship

Kathleen M. German

in Promises of Citizenship: Film Recruitment of African Americans in World War II

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812353
eISBN:
9781496812391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812353.003.0003
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter unravels the assumptions of citizenship rooted in the early city-states of Greece and Rome that form the basis for rewards and responsibilities in the twentieth century United States. It ... More


Military Conditions during World War II

Kathleen M. German

in Promises of Citizenship: Film Recruitment of African Americans in World War II

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496812353
eISBN:
9781496812391
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496812353.003.0007
Subject:
Film, Television and Radio, Film

This chapter poses the paradoxes as African Americans were called upon to serve their nation, often as a last resort and always under the disadvantages of segregation and discrimination. The World ... More


Invasions, Negotiations and Conspiracies: British-Chilean Relations in an Era of Change, 1806–1817

Andrés Baeza Ruz

in Contacts, Collisions and Relationships: Britons and Chileans in the Independence era, 1806-1831

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781786941725
eISBN:
9781789623192
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786941725.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter analyses the relations between Great Britain and Chile between 1806 and 1814. In this period, Chile was not yet an independent state, but still a Spanish colony. ‘Chileans’ were still ... More


Lash of the Tongue, Lash of the Whip: The Formation and Transformation of Racial Categories and Practices

Cécile Vidal

in Caribbean New Orleans: Empire, Race, and the Making of a Slave Society

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469645186
eISBN:
9781469645209
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469645186.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter looks simultaneously at the evolution of the language of race and at the racialization of both the judicial and military systems to analyze how racial categories were formed, inhabited, ... More


Military Music in the Provinces 1770–1840

Trevor Herbert and Helen Barlow

in Music & the British Military in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199898312
eISBN:
9780199345526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898312.003.0005
Subject:
Music, History, Western

The chapter explains how an aristocratic officer class, as the commanding officers of militia regiments, established a network of musical units throughout Britain and Ireland. It focuses on the role ... More


Arms and virtú

Erica Benner

in Machiavelli's Prince: A New Reading

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199653638
eISBN:
9780191769405
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653638.003.0014
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

This chapter continues to make Machiavelli’s case for a citizen militia as the foundation of any strong state’s defences. He now argues that while auxiliary troops furnished by foreign powers may ... More


Fighting the Empire: Race, War, and Mobilization

Sarah-Jane Mathieu

in North of the Color Line: Migration and Black Resistance in Canada, 1870-1955

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807834299
eISBN:
9781469603858
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807899397_mathieu.8
Subject:
History, African-American History

By World War I, the social and political climate for African Canadian railroaders was transformed as they appealed to halt Jim Crow practices in the industry and public life. This chapter describes ... More


. The Dangers of Commerce

Christopher J. Berry

in The Idea of Commercial Society in the Scottish Enlightenment

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780748645329
eISBN:
9780748693788
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748645329.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The chapter surveys the Scots’ discussion of/debate over a commercial society. The main bones of contention were whether luxury is (by and large) beneficial or whether it is (by and large) ... More


Civilised Warfare

Craig Smith

in Adam Ferguson and the Idea of Civil Society: Moral Science in the Scottish Enlightenment

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781474413275
eISBN:
9781474460187
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474413275.003.0006
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The final chapter turns to Adam Ferguson’s preoccupation with warfare and citizen militias. It argues that Ferguson saw war as a human universal and a key feature of politics. The chapter covers ... More


American Radicalism—Left, Right, and Rural

Catherine McNicol Stock

in Rural Radicals: Righteous Rage in the American Grain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501714030
eISBN:
9781501714047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714030.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

The bombing of the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City was a stunning and shocking tragedy. But it had long historical and political roots in the American countryside, where a unique cultural ... More


Rural Radicalism in Our Time

Catherine McNicol Stock

in Rural Radicals: Righteous Rage in the American Grain

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9781501714030
eISBN:
9781501714047
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501714030.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

In the post-war years, many farm groups continued the tradition of non-violent protest against falling crop prices and community decline. But falling incomes and rising racial resentments in the ... More


Laurel Grove Plantation, Slavery, and East Florida’s Booming Economy

Daniel L. Schafer

in Zephaniah Kingsley Jr. and the Atlantic World: Slave Trader, Plantation Owner, Emancipator

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780813044620
eISBN:
9780813046341
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813044620.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter seven discusses the Laurel Grove Plantation in Spanish East Florida, managed during Kingsley’s many absences by Abraham Hanahan, an enslaved mixed-race man, emancipated in 1811. Between 1790 ... More


Restricting Private Warfare

Matthew Lockwood

in The Conquest of Death: Violence and the Birth of the Modern English State

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
January 2018
ISBN:
9780300217063
eISBN:
9780300227864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300217063.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

One aspect of an effective monopoly of violence is the elimination of private warfare and the power of individuals to raise armies against the state or their neighbors. Chapter 1 outlines the process ... More


View: