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Fighting for Atlanta: Tactics, Terrain, and Trenches in the Civil War

Earl J. Hess

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469643427
eISBN:
9781469643441
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643427.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

As William T. Sherman’s Union troops began their campaign for Atlanta in the spring of 1864, they encountered Confederate forces employing field fortifications located to take advantage of rugged ... More


The Perils of Technological Transformation: A Case Study of the Japanese Attack on Pearl Harbor

Alan D. Zimm

in The Sea and the Second World War: Maritime Aspects of a Global Conflict

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781949668049
eISBN:
9781949668056
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9781949668049.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

The Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on 7 December 1941 saw the introduction of game-changing naval strike technologies, among them the first Japanese introduction of aircraft voice radios, ... More


Abolition at sea

Mary Wills

in Envoys of Abolition: British Naval Officers and the Campaign Against the Slave Trade in West Africa

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620788
eISBN:
9781789629668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620788.003.0002
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter introduces the work of the West Africa squadron in detaining slave ships at sea by examining the experiences of the naval officers involved in its operation. It explores the development ... More


Partnership working, securing advantage and playing the game: thriving, not just surviving

Alison Body

in Children's Charities in Crisis: Early Intervention and the State

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781447346432
eISBN:
9781447345572
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781447346432.003.0008
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

Chapter 7 focuses on how some children’s charities are not just surviving in this complex environment but indeed thriving. As the commissioning culture has matured, so too have the responses from ... More


Control (Part I): Tactics, Strategy and Grand Strategy

Thomas Swann

in Anarchist Cybernetics: Control and Communication in Radical Politics

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781529208788
eISBN:
9781529208832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Policy Press
DOI:
10.1332/policypress/9781529208788.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

Chapter Four returns to the description of the anarchist Viable System Model to focus on the distinction between the functional roles involved in the anarchist cybernetic organisation. A three-part ... More


Expanding on “What Is the Social in Social Media?”: A Conversation with Geert Lovink

Judy Malloy

in Social Media Archeology and Poetics

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780262034654
eISBN:
9780262336871
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262034654.003.0028
Subject:
Society and Culture, Technology and Society

In 1995, Geert Lovink started <nettime> with Pit Schultz. It expanded into many lists and languages and in the process demonstrated that English language and American-centric platforms do not have to ... More


The Year of the Cop: Buying and Selling Law and Order

Max Felker-Kantor

in Policing Los Angeles: Race, Resistance, and the Rise of the LAPD

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469646831
eISBN:
9781469646855
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469646831.003.0003
Subject:
History, African-American History

The LAPD’s postwar model of policing routinely served as a standard for departments across the country. Backed by federal Law Enforcement Assistance Administration funds and support from newly ... More


Tactics, Terrain, and Trenches

Earl J. Hess

in Fighting for Atlanta: Tactics, Terrain, and Trenches in the Civil War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469643427
eISBN:
9781469643441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643427.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Sherman consistently urged his subordinates to take the tactical offensive and Johnston consistently took the defensive. Hood initially took an aggressively offensive stance but soon substituted it ... More


Conclusion

Earl J. Hess

in Fighting for Atlanta: Tactics, Terrain, and Trenches in the Civil War

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781469643427
eISBN:
9781469643441
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643427.003.0015
Subject:
History, Military History

Field fortifications became an important feature of the Atlanta campaign, evolving from minimal beginnings to major proportions by the time the armies crossed the Etowah River. The impetus behind ... More


The Typical Mutiny: Patterns in Participants, Tactics and Outcomes

Maggie Dwyer

in Soldiers in Revolt: Army Mutinies in Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190876074
eISBN:
9780190943134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876074.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter looks at common traits in the demands made by mutineers in Africa as well as the way revolts are carried out. It starts by briefly discussing the role of the military in African states ... More


Scope and Modus Operandi

Petter Nesser

in Islamist Terrorism in Europe: A History

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780190264024
eISBN:
9780190638566
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190264024.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The chapter provides an overview of trends in the scope and modus operandi of jihadi terrorism in Europe since 1994, and a tentative discussion of why they change. It maps variation in the occurrence ... More


Battlefield Demands: The Views of the Infantry

Matthew Ford

in Weapon of Choice: Small Arms and the Culture of Military Innovation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190623869
eISBN:
9780190686574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190623869.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

Soldiers are typically considered experts in the practice of combat. This chapter shows how this expertize is culturally located and defined by different organizational, military, national and ... More


Alliance Politics and NATO Standardisation: Interests, Power, Rationality

Matthew Ford

in Weapon of Choice: Small Arms and the Culture of Military Innovation

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2017
ISBN:
9780190623869
eISBN:
9780190686574
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190623869.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter is split into three parts. In the first I develop the main historical trajectory of the equipment standardization debates in NATO and describe how the doctrinal perspectives and ... More


The Taliban’S Tactical Adaptation

Antonio Giustozzi

in The Taliban at War: 2001 - 2018

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2020
ISBN:
9780190092399
eISBN:
9780190099640
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190092399.003.0006
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

The Taliban’s tactics were originally quite clumsy, but were able to evolve towards asymmetric tactics with the help of foreign advisers from Iran and Pakistan. Mines became the main weapon in the ... More


Conclusion

Earl J. Hess

in Storming Vicksburg: Grant, Pemberton, and the Battles of May 19-22, 1863

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9781469660172
eISBN:
9781469660196
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469660172.003.0022
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The attacks of May 19 and 22 were not foredoomed to failure. Despite the presence of well-sited although not strong Confederate earthworks, there was reason to hope they could have succeeded. The ... More


Creating Place

Michael H. Carriere and David Schalliol

in The City Creative: The Rise of Urban Placemaking in Contemporary America

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
September 2021
ISBN:
9780226727226
eISBN:
9780226727363
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226727363.003.0007
Subject:
History, Social History

This chapter demonstrates that the “creative” aspect of creative placemaking is entangled with much more than producing art to attract and entertain the Creative Class. Such arts-related projects can ... More


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