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Mercenaries and gentlemen

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/9780199261499.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

Because of lingering prejudices against soldiers of fortune at the beginning of the British and Irish civil wars, Scottish and English aristocrats believed that they possessed the best claim to ... More


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

Roger B. Manning

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199261499
eISBN:
9780191718625
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199261499.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book examines the military experiences of peers and gentlemen from the British Isles who volunteered to fight in the religious and dynastic wars of mainland Europe, as well as the ordinary men ... More


“It Could Just as Well Be Me”: Japanese American and African American GIs in the Army Diary

Matthew M. Briones

in Jim and Jap Crow: A Cultural History of 1940s Interracial America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691129488
eISBN:
9781400842216
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691129488.003.0008
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century

This chapter looks at how Kikuchi found army life somewhat of a rude awakening after having spent two years living in Chicago, working on his master's degree in social work, and conducting research ... More


Planning the Supply of Weapons: The 1930s

Andrei Markevich

in Guns and Rubles: The Defense Industry in the Stalinist State

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300125245
eISBN:
9780300151701
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300125245.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the procedures for planning the defense industry in the Soviet Union during the interwar period, and describes the three key features of defense planning distinct from the ... More


Unbalancing and Balancing the Rights

Yagil Levy

in Israel's Death Hierarchy: Casualty Aversion in a Militarized Democracy

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
March 2016
ISBN:
9780814753347
eISBN:
9780814753354
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814753347.003.0002
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the dynamics of matching the right to protect and the right to protection in Israel. It begins with an overview of the relationship between the military hierarchy and the social ... More


The Garrison and the Wider Society: Placing the “Rough and the Respectable” in the Colonial Context

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/9780252040047.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the reflection of the British military hierarchy in the class relations in settler society by comparing the “respectable” actions of soldiers taking their discharge and becoming ... More


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