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Reluctant Warriors: Republican Popular Army and Nationalist Army Conscripts in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

James Matthews

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199655748
eISBN:
9780199949953
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655748.001.0001
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This book is a comparative study of Nationalist and Republican conscripts during Spanish Civil War 1936–1939. It analyses the conflict from the perspective of those who did not embrace one or other ... More


Spain’s Armies

CHRISTOPHER STORRS

in The Resilience of the Spanish Monarchy 1665-1700

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
January 2010
ISBN:
9780199246373
eISBN:
9780191715242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199246373.003.0002
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter examines Spain's armies in the reign of Carlos II, seeking to show that the king had large numbers of men under arms. It explores how men were recruited for those armies, both at home ... More


Escaping the Front: Desertion, Dissembling, and Defection

Matthews James

in Reluctant Warriors: Republican Popular Army and Nationalist Army Conscripts in the Spanish Civil War, 1936-1939

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199655748
eISBN:
9780199949953
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199655748.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines serious breaches of discipline in both Nationalist and Republican armies. These threatened their systems of recruitment and their capacity to retain conscripted men within the ... More


The Other Ranks

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/9780199542789.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

Just as the officer corps was drawn from a narrow section of the upper and middle class, so the other ranks of the army continued to be drawn almost entirely from the most socially deprived elements ... More


Golden Codger and Siren: Yeats and Edith Shackleton Heald

Joseph M. Hassett

in W.B. Yeats and the Muses

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780199582907
eISBN:
9780191723216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199582907.003.0010
Subject:
Literature, Poetry, 20th-century and Contemporary Literature

Yeats extended his last, yearning grasp for the Muse toward Edith Shackleton Heald, whose Siren's evocation of the twin impulses of Eros and Thanatos propelled him to pursue sexual desire for the ... More


British manpower and the States' Army

Roger B. Manning

in An Apprenticeship in Arms: The Origins of the British Army 1585-1702

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261499
eISBN:
9780191718625
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261499.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Military service was not linked to patriotism in the Dutch Republic, and the Dutch army was a mercenary force consisting mostly of foreigners. The native Dutch soldiers were usually found in ... More


Surrender of Soldiers in World War I

Alan Kramer

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/9780199693627.003.0018
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

This chapter discusses the surrender of ordinary soldiers in the British, German, and Italian armies. Distinguishing between desertion, forced surrender, and unforced surrender, it questions also ... More


Road to Divorce: England 1530-1987

Lawrence Stone

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198226512
eISBN:
9780191678646
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198226512.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

Despite the infamous divorce of Henry VIII in 1529, subsequent moral, political, and religious attitudes ensured that until 1857, England was the only Protestant country with virtually no facilities ... More


Broken Vows and “Notorious” Endings: Divorce

Brenda E. Stevenson

in Life in Black and White: Family and Community in the Slave South

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780195118032
eISBN:
9780199853793
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195118032.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Divorce was not a novel phenomenon in the antebellum era, despite the difficulties involved in obtaining it. The initial grounds—impotence, idiocy, and, bigamy—were expanded to include adultery and ... More


Desertion, Elopement, and Wife-sale

Lawrence Stone

in Road to Divorce: England 1530-1987

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198226512
eISBN:
9780191678646
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198226512.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

This chapter discusses different modes of marital break-up such as desertion, elopement, and wife-sale. There were five distinct ways in which the break-up of marriage in England could occur in the ... More


Ireland’s Fate

J. E. Cookson

in The British Armed Nation 1793–1815

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198206583
eISBN:
9780191677236
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206583.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

This chapter examines the very different response Pittite ‘military politics’ generated on the other side of the Irish Sea. Catholic military service, ... More


The Coming of ABCA, 1941–1942

S. P. Mackenzie

in Politics and Military Morale: Current Affairs and Citizenship Education in the British Army 1914-1950

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198202448
eISBN:
9780191675362
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198202448.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

Both inside and outside the Army, tensions over ways and means existed, and as spring gave way to summer in 1941, changing conditions ensured that the status quo would go neither unchallenged nor ... More


The Campaign for Reform of the Victorian Divorce Law

Stephen Cretney

in Family Law in the Twentieth Century: A History

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
February 2010
ISBN:
9780199280919
eISBN:
9780191713170
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199280919.003.0006
Subject:
Law, Family Law, Legal History

The 1857 Act was effectively restricted to the richer sections of society — the working classes had to seek a separation or maintenance order from the magistrates’ courts with their criminal ... More


“The Other War Was but the Beginning”: The Politics of Loyalty in Western North Carolina, 1865–1867

Steven E. Nash

in Reconstructing Appalachia: The Civil War's Aftermath

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125817
eISBN:
9780813135533
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125817.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

The Civil War brought privation, loss of life, and governmental power to western Carolinians' doorsteps to an unprecedented degree. Conscription officers, tax collectors, and soldiers became ... More


Sexual conflict

C. M. Lessells

in The Evolution of Parental Care

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
December 2013
ISBN:
9780199692576
eISBN:
9780191774737
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199692576.003.0009
Subject:
Biology, Evolutionary Biology / Genetics

Sexual conflict over parental investment (PI) occurs because both parents accrue a fitness benefit through care provided by either parent, but pay the fitness cost of only their own care. As a result ... More


“Prey to Thieves and Robbers”: Desertion, Exemption, and the Limits of Military Loyalty Enforcement

Jarret Ruminski

in The Limits of Loyalty: Ordinary People in Civil War Mississippi

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781496813961
eISBN:
9781496814005
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781496813961.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Chapter 4 examines deserters and absentees who unleashed waves of crime and violence in Mississippi, as well as soldiers and civilians who requested military exemptions under the pretence that they ... More


The First Desertion

Michael Khodarkovsky

in Bitter Choices: Loyalty and Betrayal in the Russian Conquest of the North Caucasus

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449727
eISBN:
9780801462894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449727.003.0010
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter details events following Semën Atarshchikov's desertion of the Russian military. In October 1841, Major Igelstrom reported shocking news to General Zass: Lieutenant Semën Atarshchikov ... More


From Semën Atarshchikov to Hajret Muhammed

Michael Khodarkovsky

in Bitter Choices: Loyalty and Betrayal in the Russian Conquest of the North Caucasus

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801449727
eISBN:
9780801462894
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801449727.003.0011
Subject:
History, Russian and Former Soviet Union History

This chapter details events following Semën Atarshchikov's second desertion in November 1842. Atarshchikov had resolved to end his life as a military officer and Christian subject of the Russian ... More


Gender, familial problems and the NSPCC

Sarah-Anne Buckley

in The cruelty man: Child welfare, the NSPCC and the State in Ireland, 1889-1956

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780719087660
eISBN:
9781781706275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719087660.003.0006
Subject:
Society and Culture, Cultural Studies

As with incestuous abuse, recourse was limited for women in situations of domestic violence and desertion in Ireland. The NSPCC was, however, a port of call where wives who were also mothers could ... More


In the Imperial Russian Army, 1901–1904

Anita Shapira

in Yosef Haim Brenner: A Life

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780804785273
eISBN:
9780804793131
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804785273.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Jewish Studies

This chapter describes Brenner's service in the tsar's army for two-and-a-quarter years, his innocence and naïvety, and his being taken advantage of by his more brutal and conniving comrades. During ... More


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