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Surrender in Britain’s Small Colonial Wars of the Nineteenth Century

Edward M. Spiers

in How Fighting Ends: A History of Surrender

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199693627
eISBN:
9780191741258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199693627.003.0017
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

Spiers proffers a critique of transcultural theory as applied to British colonial warfare. It argues that all rules of warfare were not abandoned in such wars and that the conditions under which the ... More


War and Politics

Stephen Conway

in War, State, and Society in Mid-Eighteenth-Century Britain and Ireland

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199253753
eISBN:
9780191719738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199253753.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter explores the impact of the two wars on ‘high’ and ‘low’ politics. The content and structure of politics were affected, with Whigs and Tories burying their differences and entering ... More


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

Michael P.M. Finch

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199674572
eISBN:
9780191752445
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199674572.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Military History

On the eve of the 20th century Joseph Gallieni and Hubert Lyautey claimed to have devised a new approach to the consolidation of colonial acquisitions. Their method emphasized the primacy of ... More


Disease, War, and the Imperial State: The Welfare of the British Armed Forces during the Seven Years' War

Erica Charters

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226180007
eISBN:
9780226180144
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226180144.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This book examines British responses to disease during the Seven Years War with a particular focus on the role of the state and its relationship to the welfare of the armed forces. Alongside fiscal ... More


Introduction

Erica Charters

in Disease, War, and the Imperial State: The Welfare of the British Armed Forces during the Seven Years' War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226180007
eISBN:
9780226180144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226180144.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter introduces the themes and argument of this study. It highlights the ways in which disease shaped military policy and the amount of energy, time, and money devoted to troop welfare by ... More


The Black Vomit and the Provincial Press:: The Campaigns in the West Indies

Erica Charters

in Disease, War, and the Imperial State: The Welfare of the British Armed Forces during the Seven Years' War

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780226180007
eISBN:
9780226180144
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226180144.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter examines the role of disease and responses thereto during the 1759 campaigns against French-held Martinique and Guadeloupe and the 1762 campaign against Spanish-held Cuba. Contextualized ... More


The Victorian Soldier in Africa

Edward M. Spiers

Published in print:
2004
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719061219
eISBN:
9781781700556
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719061219.001.0001
Subject:
History, Imperialism and Colonialism

This book re-examines the campaign experience of British soldiers in Africa during the period 1874–1902—the zenith of the Victorian imperial expansion—and does so from the perspective of the ... More


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