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“For the best ordering of the militia”: English Military Precedent and the Early Massachusetts Bay Militia

Kyle F. Zelner

in A Rabble in Arms: Massachusetts Towns and Militiamen during King Philip's War

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814797181
eISBN:
9780814797464
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814797181.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter offers an institutional history of the New England militia, starting with a short overview of its English precedents. The Puritans who founded the Bible Commonwealth constructed their ... More


Soldiers and Statesmen: Race, Liberalism, and the Paradoxes of Afro-Nicaraguan Military Service, 1844–1863

Justin Wolfe

in Military Struggle and Identity Formation in Latin America: Race, Nation, and Community During the Liberal Period

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813034874
eISBN:
9780813038438
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813034874.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

This chapter traces the struggles to define the parameters of popular liberalism, particularly in the Liberal stronghold of León, in the face of Conservative oligarchic exclusion and in relation to ... More


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