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Training the Militia

Matthew McCormack

in Embodying the Militia in Georgian England

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
August 2015
ISBN:
9780198703648
eISBN:
9780191772832
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198703648.003.0006
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Military History

How do you train the citizen soldier? The existence of specific drillbooks for militia regiments suggests that this question was of concern to the military authorities, particularly as their ... More


The Emergence of the Nineteenth-Century Domestic Ideal

Amy G. Richter

in At Home in Nineteenth-Century America: A Documentary History

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9780814769133
eISBN:
9780814769157
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9780814769133.003.0002
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

Chapter 1 explores the relationship between home and a new middle-class moral order emerging in the early decades of the nineteenth century. As men’s labor increasingly moved outside the home, ... More


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