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A Soldier Curses a Clerk: Regulatory Arbitrage Strategies in the Military Colonies

Michael Szonyi

in The Art of Being Governed: Everyday Politics in Late Imperial China

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9780691197241
eISBN:
9781400888887
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691197241.003.0006
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter discusses military colonies that supported military garrisons. In these colonies, groups of military households worked the land to feed their colleagues in the garrisons. The tragic ... More


The Roman Military Presence in the Houses of Dura-Europos

J. A. Baird

in The Inner Lives of Ancient Houses: An Archaeology of Dura-Europos

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2015
ISBN:
9780199687657
eISBN:
9780191804823
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199687657.003.0003
Subject:
History, Ancient History / Archaeology

This chapter focuses on the arrival of thousands of Roman military personnel in the northern part of Dura-Europos, one of the best preserved and most extensively excavated sites of ancient Rome, and ... More


From Whence They Came: An Overview of Queen Victoria’s Army

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/9780252040047.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the influence of the British military garrison at Fort Napier by tracing the history of the organization from whence the garrison came: the British Army. During the Victorian ... More


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