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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 Boy Labour Problem: the Social Critique

Harry Hendrick

in Images of Youth

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217824
eISBN:
9780191678295
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217824.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Social History

This chapter examines the social problems related to the adolescent male labour issue in Great Britain during the 1800s. It highlights criticism on adolescent workers' two vices of indiscipline and ... More


Juvenile Delinquency and the National Defense State

David R. Ambaras

in Bad Youth: Juvenile Delinquency and the Politics of Everyday Life in Modern Japan

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520245792
eISBN:
9780520932203
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520245792.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, Asian Cultural Anthropology

This chapter shows that the onset of war presented urban working youths with new economic challenges and opportunities, but also notes that the expansion and continuation of conflict only worsened ... More


Who Will Become a Theoretician?

Laurent Dubreuil

David Fieni (ed.)

in Empire of Language: Toward a Critique of (Post) colonial Expression

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801450563
eISBN:
9780801467516
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801450563.003.0011
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This chapter advocates a critical excessiveness regarding the colony—the passing of the disciplines through a sieve and to move beyond their defining protocols. It claims the term “indiscipline” to ... More


Departmental Commander—And Disaster: August–December 1861

Brian Holden Reid

in The Scourge of War: The Life of William Tecumseh Sherman

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780195392739
eISBN:
9780190079161
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780195392739.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter addresses the impact of the First Battle of Bull Run on William T. Sherman. On July 21, 1861, Sherman’s brigade had endured the hardest fighting. His superior officers believed that he ... More


Introduction

Robert L. Fuller

in The Struggle for Cooperation: Liberated France and the American Military, 1944--1946

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813176628
eISBN:
9780813176659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176628.003.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Despite the mutual hostility of General Charles de Gaulle and President Franklin D. Roosevelt, France and the United States needed to cooperate to win the war against Germany. The French needed the ... More


Problem GIs and the GI Problem

Robert L. Fuller

in The Struggle for Cooperation: Liberated France and the American Military, 1944--1946

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813176628
eISBN:
9780813176659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176628.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

Drunken and brawling GIs behind the lines ended up providing the greatest irritant to good Franco-American relations. The warm welcome accorded to the liberators sometimes turned to active dislike as ... More


Epilogue: Yankees Go Home

Robert L. Fuller

in The Struggle for Cooperation: Liberated France and the American Military, 1944--1946

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780813176628
eISBN:
9780813176659
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813176628.003.0012
Subject:
History, Military History

Despite discord and mutual hostility between the heads of state of France and the United States, French officials worked easily with American officers, who generally proved accommodating to the ... More


Occupation Regimes and Civil–Military Encounters at the Western Front

Alex Dowdall

in Communities under Fire: Urban Life at the Western Front, 1914-1918

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
July 2020
ISBN:
9780198856115
eISBN:
9780191889608
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198856115.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History, Social History

Chapter 3 uncovers the dynamics of the military occupation regimes put in place on both sides of the lines during the First World War, and demonstrates how they impacted civilian life in the ... More


Soldiers in Garrison: Discipline, Indiscipline, and Mutiny

Graham Dominy

in Last Outpost on the Zulu Frontiers: Fort Napier and the British Imperial Garrison

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252040047
eISBN:
9780252098246
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252040047.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the problem of discipline within the ranks of the Victorian army stationed at Fort Napier and how alcohol abuse sparked the mutiny of the Cape Mounted Riflemen (CMR) detachment ... More


Exiled from Paris: The French Army, February–May 1848

Jonathan M. House

in Controlling Paris: Armed Forces and Counter-Revolution, 1789-1848

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479881154
eISBN:
9781479836635
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479881154.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the French Army's role in Paris and the problem of military discipline during the spring of 1848. More specifically, it considers the army's indiscipline, partisan politics, ... More


Accountability of Judges

Sudhanshu Ranjan

in Justice versus Judiciary: Justice Enthroned or Entangled in India?

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
July 2019
ISBN:
9780199490493
eISBN:
9780199096275
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199490493.003.0002
Subject:
Law, Legal Profession and Ethics

Judges are not above the law. Like the other institutions of the State, the judiciary must be accountable. Chief Justice Edward Coke told King James I point blank that was not above the law and ... More


The Popular Allure and Academic Neglect of Mutinies

Maggie Dwyer

in Soldiers in Revolt: Army Mutinies in Africa

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
June 2019
ISBN:
9780190876074
eISBN:
9780190943134
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190876074.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, Conflict Politics and Policy

This chapter introduces the study of mutinies and highlights the lack of academic attention on this type of revolt in an African context. It lays out the book’s two overarching themes. One is that ... More


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