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The Military as a Jewish Occupation

Derek J. Penslar

in Jews and the Military: A History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691138879
eISBN:
9781400848577
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691138879.003.0004
Subject:
History, European Modern History

This chapter examines the social background of Jewish military officers, the financial implications of a military career upon marriage and the formation of broader social networks, and the interplay ... More


Officers

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/9780199285181.003.0013
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This chapter discusses officers in the civil war. The test of good officers lay in what they could get out of their soldiers: in how intelligently they deployed them, in what they successfully ... More


The Rifle Without a Target: The Military in the Aftermath of the Disaster

Sebastian Balfour

in The End of the Spanish Empire, 1898–1923

Published in print:
1997
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198205074
eISBN:
9780191676482
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198205074.003.0007
Subject:
History, European Modern History

Of all sections of Spanish society, the military was that most traumatized by the defeat of 1898. The loss of the remaining colonies had resulted in a considerable erosion of the army's political ... More


Institution Building the Military

John Lewis Gaddis

in Nation Building in South Korea: Koreans, Americans, and the Making of a Democracy

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807831205
eISBN:
9781469604862
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807867792_brazinsky.7
Subject:
History, Asian History

This chapter examines how the United States, through its assistance and training programs, built South Korea's military into a powerful political force that was destined to govern the country. It ... More


Socializing Mexico’s Power Elite: Educational Experiences Abroad

Roderic Ai Camp

in Mexico's Mandarins: Crafting a Power Elite for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233430
eISBN:
9780520936386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233430.003.0008
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter concentrates on the foreign educational experiences of elite clergy, politicians, and military officers. The experiences of future bishops who played a critical supporting role in ... More


The Republic Will Live as Long as the Army Lives: Military Officers

Erik Ching

in Stories of Civil War in El Salvador: A Battle over Memory

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
January 2017
ISBN:
9781469628660
eISBN:
9781469628684
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469628660.003.0004
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter looks at the second of four memory communities that dominate the public discourse of collective memory about the civil war in El Salvador. This second group, comprised of former officers ... More


Institutions, Burden Sharing, and the American Military

Stefano Recchia

in Reassuring the Reluctant Warriors: U.S. Civil-Military Relations and Multilateral Intervention

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452918
eISBN:
9781501701559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452918.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, Security Studies

This chapter looks at how top-level military officers—the chairman and vice chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the combatant commanders, and senior officers on the Joint Staff—influences U.S. ... More


The Long Road to Annapolis: The Founding of the Naval Academy and the Emerging American Republic

William P. Leeman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807833834
eISBN:
9781469604039
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807895825_leeman
Subject:
History, Military History

The United States established an academy for educating future army officers at West Point in 1802. Why, then, did it take this maritime nation forty-three more years to create a similar school for ... More


Culture Wars in the Woods

Christian Ayne Crouch

in Nobility Lost: French and Canadian Martial Cultures, Indians, and the End of New France

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780801452444
eISBN:
9780801470394
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9780801452444.003.0004
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter focuses on the years of officially declared war. It outlines the expectations of French officers for their American service, how they anticipated their allies would act, and the role the ... More


As a Middle People: Military Officers, Jurists, and Calligraphers

Eugene Y. Park

in A Family of No Prominence: The Descendants of Pak T?khwa and the Birth of Modern Korea

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780804788762
eISBN:
9780804790864
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Stanford University Press
DOI:
10.11126/stanford/9780804788762.003.0004
Subject:
History, Asian History

By the early nineteenth century, the wealthy Paks were unequivocally of specialist capital chungin status, except for those descended from illegitimate sons. Chapter 3 explores the meanings of their ... More


Pageantry, Pioneers, Panics and Punitive Expeditions: The Pivotal Role of the Garrison in Creating a Colonial State, 1840s–1860s

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/9780252040047.003.0005
Subject:
History, Military History

This chapter examines the role of the garrison in the British Empire's establishment of a colonial state in Natal during the period 1840s–1860s. It first explains how the garrison transformed ... More


Networking within Power Elite Circles

Roderic Ai Camp

in Mexico's Mandarins: Crafting a Power Elite for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233430
eISBN:
9780520936386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233430.003.0003
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter addresses the importance of networking within Mexican power elites. Networking through kinship ties occurs more commonly among Mexican capitalists than among any of the four other power ... More


“The Thick-Fingered Clowns”: Social Status and Discipline

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/9780814727904.003.0006
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

This chapter examines how Civil War officers governed the rank and file. It demonstrates a clear pattern of interactions between officers and privates that began in a very small number of regiments ... More


Mexican Power Elites: Do They Exist?

Roderic Ai Camp

in Mexico's Mandarins: Crafting a Power Elite for the Twenty-First Century

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233430
eISBN:
9780520936386
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233430.003.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This book addresses the existence and importance of power elite in Mexico. It determines the extent of and the means by which power elites are linked to each other within and across their respective ... More


Mexico's Mandarins: Crafting a Power Elite for the Twenty-First Century

Roderic Ai Camp

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520233430
eISBN:
9780520936386
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520233430.001.0001
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This study marks the culmination of over twenty years of research by one of America's most prominent Mexico scholars. The book provides a detailed examination of Mexico's power elite—their political ... More


Decolonization: Rio de Janeiro, Salvador da Bahia, and São Paulo, 1964–1985

Paulina L. Alberto

in Terms of Inclusion: Black Intellectuals in Twentieth-Century Brazil

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780807834374
eISBN:
9781469603186
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807877715_alberto.11
Subject:
History, Latin American History

This chapter describes how the military officers who took power after 1964 adopted racial democracy as an official state ideology. Their vision of racial democracy, adapted to the needs of a ... More


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Denis Guénoun

in A Semite: A Memoir of Algeria

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2015
ISBN:
9780231164023
eISBN:
9780231537247
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Columbia University Press
DOI:
10.7312/columbia/9780231164023.003.0004
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

This chapter narrates an anecdote of René Guénoun following the war against Germany. When war was declared, Syria and Lebanon became French mandates for twenty years, and René was sent in Damascus to ... More


Who Should Rule?: Men of Arms, the Republic of Letters, and the Fall of the Spanish Empire

Mónica Ricketts

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
August 2017
ISBN:
9780190494889
eISBN:
9780190494919
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190494889.001.0001
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, Latin American History

This book examines the rise of men of letters and military officers as new and competing political actors in two central areas of the Spanish world: the viceroyalty of Peru and Spain. This was a ... More


Hunger Strikes

George J. Annas

in Worst Case Bioethics: Death, Disaster, and Public Health

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2015
ISBN:
9780195391732
eISBN:
9780190267650
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780195391732.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

This chapter focuses on the force-feeding of hunger strikers in Guantanamo to highlight the cruel and inhuman manner that the U.S. military, including military physicians, are treating against ... More


Distinction

Timothy Alborn

in All That Glittered: Britain's Most Precious Metal from Adam Smith to the Gold Rush

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780190603519
eISBN:
9780190603540
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190603519.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, British and Irish Early Modern History

“Distinction” identifies the often-tortured efforts by Britons to have their gold and wear it too. Mayors, liverymen, admirals, peers, and royals conspicuously brandished gold well into the ... More


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