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War in England 1642-1649

Barbara Donagan

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199285181
eISBN:
9780191713668
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285181.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book focuses on answering a misleadingly simple question: in terms of ordinary lives what kind of a war was the English civil war? Eschewing descriptions of specific battles or analyses of ... More


“A Bulit out of Everi Bush”: War, Continued

Meredith Baldwin Weddle

in Walking in the Way of Peace: Quaker Pacifism in the Seventeenth Century

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
November 2003
ISBN:
9780195131383
eISBN:
9780199834839
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/019513138X.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The local towns of Warwick and Providence showed resentment toward the Rhode Island central government for its failure to adequately protect them. Both towns were destroyed in the spring of 1676; the ... More


Deviancy and Discipline in the Regimental System

David French

in Military Identities: The Regimental System, the British Army, and the British People c.1870-2000

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199258031
eISBN:
9780191717840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258031.003.0008
Subject:
History, Military History

The communal life of the regiment was intense, claustrophobic, and minutely regulated, and some soldiers rebelled against it. This chapter analyses how the military authorities defined deviant ... More


Renegade Revolutionary: The Life of General Charles Lee

Phillip Papas

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767658
eISBN:
9781479851218
Item type:
book
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767658.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

In November 1774, a pamphlet to the “People of America” was published in Philadelphia and London. It forcefully articulated American rights and liberties and argued that the Americans needed to ... More


Corkbush Field and After

Austin Woolrych

in Soldiers and Statesmen: The General Council of the Army and its Debates 1647-1648

Published in print:
1987
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198227526
eISBN:
9780191678738
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198227526.003.0011
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

After the vote which sent the agitators back to their regiments, the Levellers and their adherents in the army prepared for the forthcoming rendezvous. On November 9, they succeeded in presenting the ... More


HMS Fowey Lost and Found: Being the Discovery, Excavation, and Identification of a British Man-of-War Lost off the Cape of Florida in 1748

Russell K. Skowronek

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813033204
eISBN:
9780813039596
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813033204.001.0001
Subject:
Archaeology, Underwater Archaeology

Sunken treasure may seem like the stuff of legends and movies, but the seas still hold prizes to be found. HMS Fowey was a small ship, carrying 44 guns and over 200 men, captained by a descendant of ... More


Irish Regiments in the Great War: Discipline and Morale

Timothy Bowman

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062841
eISBN:
9781781700648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062841.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The British army was almost unique among the European armies of the Great War in that it did not suffer from a serious breakdown of discipline or collapse of morale. It did, however, inevitably ... More


The Ottoman State Special Military Tribunal for the Genocide of the Armenians: ‘Doing Government Business’

Balint Jennifer

in The Hidden Histories of War Crimes Trials

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199671144
eISBN:
9780191751516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199671144.003.0004
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Legal History

This chapter discusses the establishment of Ottoman Courts-Martial after World War I to prosecute the genocide of the Armenians. The trials created an important legacy for the prosecution of genocide ... More


Admiralty Courts and Courts Martial

Sir John Baker

in The Oxford History of the Laws of England: Volume VI 1483–1558

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258179
eISBN:
9780191681806
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258179.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Legal History

This chapter examines the role of the admiralty courts and courts martial in the judicial system in England during the Tudor period. These were the only secular courts which purported or permitted to ... More


Military Justice in American Film and Television Drama: Starting Points for Ideological Criticism

Matthias Kuzina

in Law and Popular Culture

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199272235
eISBN:
9780191699603
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199272235.003.0009
Subject:
Law, Philosophy of Law

This chapter examines the depiction of military justice in motion pictures and television drama in the United States. The emergence of the court-martial drama roughly corresponds with the genesis of ... More


America, the 1949 Geneva Conventions, and War Crime Courts-Martial in the Vietnam Conflict

Gary D. Solis

in Do the Geneva Conventions Matter?

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
September 2017
ISBN:
9780199379774
eISBN:
9780190690977
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199379774.003.0004
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

Throughout the US-Vietnam conflict (1965–1973), American forces labored to comply with the Geneva Conventions and customary laws of war, though US war crimes largely overshadowed those efforts. This ... More


The Court of Enquiry and Court-Martial

Steven R. Schwankert

in Poseidon: China's Secret Salvage of Britain's Lost Submarine

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9789888208180
eISBN:
9789888268429
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Hong Kong University Press
DOI:
10.5790/hongkong/9789888208180.003.0009
Subject:
History, Asian History

Less than a week after the loss of Poseidon, a court of enquiry was convened aboard the flotilla’s depot ship, HMS Medway. The court sought to find answers to the following questions: What was the ... More


Trial Procedure at the British Military Courts, Hong Kong, 1946–1948

Alexander Zahar

in Hong Kong's War Crimes Trials

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
January 2014
ISBN:
9780199643288
eISBN:
9780191749070
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199643288.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Public International Law, Criminal Law and Criminology

This chapter examines the war crimes process in Hong Kong. It uses three benchmarks of assessment: the degree of departure from the normally applicable court-martial procedure current at the time; ... More


‘A Court of Justice and Not a Court of Law!’: Courts and Justice in the Services

Clive Emsley

in Soldier, Sailor, Beggarman, Thief: Crime and the British Armed Services since 1914

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199653713
eISBN:
9780191744204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653713.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

Even though senior military personnel often stressed the differences between military and civilian law, the structure of their court system, their means of enforcing military law and their systems of ... More


‘Law Makes Crime’: What Difference Does War Make?

Clive Emsley

in Soldier, Sailor, Beggarman, Thief: Crime and the British Armed Services since 1914

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199653713
eISBN:
9780191744204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199653713.003.0004
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

Recognizing the problems inherent in the use of criminal statistics, this chapter begins, nevertheless, with a discussion of how the pattern of crime, as reflected by the statistics, changed across ... More


‘The Soldiers Murmured Much on Account of this Usage’: Military Justice and Negotiated Authority in the Eighteenth-Century British Army

William P. Tatum III

in Britains Soldiers: Rethinking War and Society, 1715-1815

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846319556
eISBN:
9781781387160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319556.003.0006
Subject:
History, Military History

Historians have long portrayed enlisted men as the hapless victims of ‘a cruel and capricious court system that could hand out sentences of appalling magnitude’ (Arthur Gilbert). While such images ... More


Monmouth

Phillip Papas

in Renegade Revolutionary: The Life of General Charles Lee

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767658
eISBN:
9781479851218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767658.003.0014
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on Charles Lee's court-martial after the Battle of Monmouth in 1778, mainly remembered as the longest one-day battle of the American Revolution. After his release, Lee lobbied ... More


Washington’s Scapegoat?

Phillip Papas

in Renegade Revolutionary: The Life of General Charles Lee

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814767658
eISBN:
9781479851218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814767658.003.0015
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on Charles Lee's court-martial that was initiated due to his actions in the Battle of Monmouth. On July 4, 1778, Lee was in a makeshift courtroom in New Brunswick to hear the ... More


‘Soldiers of the Home Front’: Jurists and Legal Terror during the Second World War

Nikolaus Wachsmann

in Nazism, War and Genocide: New Perspectives on the History of the Third Reich

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780859897457
eISBN:
9781781387238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9780859897457.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the role of the judicial system in the administration of terror in Nazi Germany during World War II. It argues that the ‘legal’ terror administered by the conventional judiciary ... More


The impact of the reoccurrence of the ‘five techniques’

Samantha Newbery

in Interrogation, intelligence and security: Controversial British Techniques

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780719091483
eISBN:
9781781708552
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719091483.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter begins by identifying the impact that the ‘five techniques’ had upon security in Iraq and upon the detainees who were exposed to them. This reoccurrence of the techniques led to changes ... More


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