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The Roman Republic: From Monarchy to Julius Caesar

Israel Shatzman

in The Practice of Strategy: From Alexander the Great to the Present

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9780199608638
eISBN:
9780191731754
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199608638.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics

In the second chapter, Israel Shatzman examines grand strategy and military strategy during the period of the Roman Republic. Rome defeated Carthage in two great wars (264–241 and 218–201), crushed ... More


Discipline and Relationships Between the Ranks

J. G. Fuller

in Troop Morale and Popular Culture in the British and Dominion Armies 1914–1918

Published in print:
1991
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198201786
eISBN:
9780191675010
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198201786.003.0006
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Military History

This chapter examines the discipline and relationships between ranks in the British and Dominion armies during the period from 1914 to 1918. Military discipline was a problematic area because most of ... More


Discipline and the Anarchosyndicalist Militia

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0026
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the effects of the discipline (or lack thereof) in the Anarchosyndicalist militia. Although the lack of discipline was an issue with all militia units (especially in contrast to ... More


The Fifth Regiment

Burnett Bolloten

in The Spanish Civil War: Revolution and Counterrevolution

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
May 2016
ISBN:
9781469624464
eISBN:
9781469624488
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469624464.003.0027
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter traces the formation, development, accomplishments, and challenges faced by the Fifth Regiment—which was by far the most renowned military unit of the Civil War. The Fifth Regiment was a ... More


Civilians, the French Army and Military Justice during the Reign of Louis XIV, circa 1640–1715

Markus Meumann

in Civilians and War in Europe, 1618–1815

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9781846317118
eISBN:
9781846317699
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317699.007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Military justice is central to the relationship between civilians and warfare. This is because the military's judicial apparatus is designed not only to prosecute those who violate military ... More


The Reformation of Conduct: Transforming Military Discipline in Nineteenth-Century Britain

Daniel Ussishkin

in Morale: A Modern British History

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780190469078
eISBN:
9780190469108
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190469078.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores the ways in which military reformers during the nineteenth century promoted a new notion of military discipline that, like other reformist programs, was articulated in terms of ... More


Heaven Gave You a Soldier for Every Son: Conscription and Resistance in Mexico in the 1940s

Thomas Rath

in Myths of Demilitarization in Postrevolutionary Mexico, 1920–1960

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807839287
eISBN:
9781469608365
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9780807839287.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter starts with a brief description of conscription, one of the flagship projects of President Manuel Ávila Camacho during the 1940s. It then discusses the advantages, disadvantages, and ... More


Ritual, Performance Style and Musical Patriotism

Trevor Herbert and Helen Barlow

in Music & the British Military in the Long Nineteenth Century

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199898312
eISBN:
9780199345526
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199898312.003.0010
Subject:
Music, History, Western

Military ritual has always involved musicians. This chapter discusses the development and nature of such rituals and especially the changes that occurred in the late nineteenth century when military ... More


Free Men in Uniform: Soldierly Self-Governance

Ricardo A. Herrera

in For Liberty and the Republic: The American Citizen as Soldier, 1775-1861

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9781479819942
eISBN:
9781479866786
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479819942.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on soldierly self-governance. The key manifestations of soldiers' self-governance were their personal independence, enlistment negotiations, petitions to superior officers, ... More


Raising the Service battalions

Timothy Bowman

in Irish Regiments in the Great War: Discipline and Morale

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719062841
eISBN:
9781781700648
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719062841.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

In this chapter, contribution of the pre-war paramilitary bodies to the creation of the Irish New Army divisions is considered, and the appointment, experience and training of officers are discussed. ... More


Introduction: The Contested Terms of Manhood

Lorien Foote

in The Gentlemen and the Roughs: Violence, Honor, and Manhood in the Union Army

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814727904
eISBN:
9780814728581
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814727904.003.0001
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This introductory chapter provides an overview of the book's main themes. It examines manhood in the north as it played out in the specific context of the Union army. It attempts to recover the place ... More


Comrades, Camp, and Community

Gary W. Gallagher and T. Michael Parrish (eds)

in The War for the Common Soldier: How Men Thought, Fought, and Survived in Civil War Armies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469643090
eISBN:
9781469643113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643090.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

How did the cultural lens of sentimentalism serve as filter through which soldiers and civilians imagined what war would be like? The chapter also focuses on the ways that volunteers became seasoned ... More


Desertion and Military Justice

Gary W. Gallagher and T. Michael Parrish (eds)

in The War for the Common Soldier: How Men Thought, Fought, and Survived in Civil War Armies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469643090
eISBN:
9781469643113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643090.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Deeply contextualized stories of deserters sustain this chapter, placing the reader in the shoes of men on the run. The reader will find that desertion possessed its own situational logic, rooted in ... More


Discipline and Control in Eighteenth-Century Gibraltar

Ilya Berkovich

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/9781846319556.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter is based on the study of the first nine volumes of the Gibraltar garrison's order books, covering the years 1720-1791. These order books contain a wealth of material on social and ... More


Morale, Discipline, and Discontent in the Indian Armed Forces

Kaushik Roy

in India and World War II: War, Armed Forces, and Society, 1939–45

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780199463534
eISBN:
9780199087181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199463534.003.0004
Subject:
History, Military History

The very absence of large-scale mutinies in the Indian armed forces between 1939 and 1945 indicates that Indian soldiery was quite content with British military service. Moreover, there were no overt ... 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


Conclusions

Theodor Meron

in Henry's Wars and Shakespeare's Laws: Perspectives on the Law of War in the Later Middle Ages

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198258117
eISBN:
9780191681790
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198258117.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

Because of the various attributes of medieval society and the nature of medieval society, the events discussed in this book did not serve as a perfect venue for coming up with understandable, ... More


Violence and Crimes Beyond the Battlefields

Jochen Böhler

in Civil War in Central Europe, 1918-1921: The Reconstruction of Poland

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
December 2018
ISBN:
9780198794486
eISBN:
9780191836008
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198794486.003.0005
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Chapter 4 reminds the reader that the described conflicts were fought out on territories which had been already heavily affected by the casualties and destructions of the Great War. Postwar Central ... More


Warriors

Geoffrey Plank

in Atlantic Wars: From the Fifteenth Century to the Age of Revolution

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
June 2020
ISBN:
9780190860455
eISBN:
9780190860486
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190860455.003.0007
Subject:
History, Military History, World Early Modern History

Chapter 6 examines the shared experiences of communities in the Caribbean, North and South America, Africa, and Europe in fielding men for combat on land. After discussing the first Spanish campaigns ... More


Courage and Cowardice

Gary W. Gallagher and T. Michael Parrish (eds)

in The War for the Common Soldier: How Men Thought, Fought, and Survived in Civil War Armies

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469643090
eISBN:
9781469643113
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469643090.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Why did Civil War soldiers continue to risk their lives in battle, and how did the survivors cope with the trauma of warfare? This chapter focuses on the ways that men in Civil War armies adapted to ... More


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