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The Means of Violence

Barbara Donagan

in War in England 1642-1649

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199285181
eISBN:
9780191713668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199285181.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses weapons used in the English civil war. Civil war armies used a transitional mixture of firearms and ‘muscle-powered weapons’ ranging from heavy artillery to clubs. Even the bow ... More


Riding to Arms: A History of Horsemanship and Mounted Warfare

Charles Caramello

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780813182308
eISBN:
9780813182483
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813182308.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Horses and horsemen played central roles in modern European warfare from the Renaissance to the Great War of 1914-1918, not only determining victory in battle, but also affecting the rise and fall of ... More


A Changed Man

Sophie Gilmartin and Rod Mengham

in Thomas Hardy's Shorter Fiction: A Critical Study

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748632657
eISBN:
9780748651641
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748632657.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature

This chapter combines all of Hardy's work that was written at different points from 1881 to 1900. The discussion centres on a group of late stories, and occasionally references the earlier work. This ... More


The Initial Situation in Southern France

Joachim Ludewig

in Rückzug: The German Retreat from France, 1944

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
January 2013
ISBN:
9780813140797
eISBN:
9780813141305
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813140797.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

Chapter 4 discusses the steps taken by the Germans leading up to the invasion in southern France and Hitler’s order for retreat. After the front in Italy broke in May 1944, following the fall of ... More


Light-Horse, Dragoons, and Others

Charles Caramello

in Riding to Arms: A History of Horsemanship and Mounted Warfare

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
May 2022
ISBN:
9780813182308
eISBN:
9780813182483
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813182308.003.0003
Subject:
History, Military History

Shifting from horsemen and the military application of horsemanship to horse soldiers and cavalry theory and practice, the lengthy Chapter 3, "Light-Horse, Dragoons, and Others," traces the rise and ... More


Marie in Jeopardy

Carolyn Chappell Lougee

in Facing the Revocation: Huguenot Families, Faith, and the King's Will

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190241315
eISBN:
9780190241346
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190241315.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History, History of Religion

Chapter Three uses Marie’s memoir on her escape to initiate discussion of the reasons for the family’s emigration. It notes that the escape did not occur during the time the dragoons were at Berneré ... More


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