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The Auxiliary Regiments

David French

in Military Identities: The Regimental System, the British Army, and the British People c.1870-2000

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
September 2007
ISBN:
9780199258031
eISBN:
9780191717840
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258031.003.0009
Subject:
History, Military History

One of the objectives of the Cardwell-Childers reforms was to establish the auxiliary armies — the militia, yeomanry, and volunteers — as a reserve for regular army and as a bridge between the ... More


Introduction

Timothy Bowman and Mark Connelly

in The Edwardian Army: Recruiting, Training, and Deploying the British Army, 1902-1914

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199542789
eISBN:
9780191741401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542789.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

The place of the British Army in the years between the South African War and First World War has not received the attention it deserves. Brian Bond and John Gooch have provided important studies of ... More


The Auxiliary Forces

Timothy Bowman and Mark Connelly

in The Edwardian Army: Recruiting, Training, and Deploying the British Army, 1902-1914

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780199542789
eISBN:
9780191741401
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199542789.003.0005
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History, Military History

The auxiliary forces underwent considerable reform in the Edwardian period. The South African War witnessed a fillip in recruitment which was not sustained. The Haldane reforms of 1906–08 established ... More


"The Free State of Jones, Movie Edition": Mississippi's Longest Civil War

Victoria E. Bynum

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627052
eISBN:
9781469628011
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627052.001.0001
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

Between late 1863 and mid-1864, an armed band of Confederate deserters battled Confederate cavalry in the Piney Woods region of Jones County, Mississippi. Calling themselves the Knight Company after ... More


Hospitality in Early Modern England

Felicity Heal

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198217633
eISBN:
9780191678257
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198217633.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

This book is a study of the ideal and practice of hospitality in England between the 15th and 17th centuries. In early modern England, hospitality was believed to be a vital social virtue, comparable ... More


The “Better Sort” and the Laboring Poor

Keith Wrightson and David Lavine

in Poverty and Piety in an English Village: Terling, 1525–1700

Published in print:
1995
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198203216
eISBN:
9780191675799
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198203216.003.0007
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, Social History

Social change in Terling was the outcome of two convergences. One was chronological: the peaking within the early decades of the 17th century of forces of demographic, economic, cultural, and ... More


Sacred Wars: Race and the Ongoing Battle over the Free State of Jones

Victoria E. Bynum

in "The Free State of Jones, Movie Edition": Mississippi's Longest Civil War

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781469627052
eISBN:
9781469628011
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469627052.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

This chapter narrates the 135 year debate over the facts and the meaning of the Jones County, Mississippi, uprising known as the Free State of Jones. It begins with Mississippi’s 1948 conviction of ... More


Seeking Peace in the South and West

Adam Wesley Dean

in An Agrarian Republic: Farming, Antislavery Politics, and Nature Parks in the Civil War Era

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9781469619910
eISBN:
9781469623139
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469619910.003.0005
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter explains how Republicans applied their ideas by connecting land use with social structure to both the South and the West during the Reconstruction. Republicans called for an end to the ... More


‘Those true sons of Mars’: chivalry, cowardice and the power of satire

Alison Morgan

in Ballads and songs of Peterloo

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781784993122
eISBN:
9781526138668
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781784993122.003.0006
Subject:
Literature, Criticism/Theory

This is the longest section in the book and comprises seventeen poems, many of which use satire not only to delight a sympathetic readership but also as a way of demonstrating defiance and voicing ... More


Wanted? Coming to the Canadas, 1798–1830

Jane G.V. McGaughey

in Violent Loyalties: Manliness, Migration, and the Irish in the Canadas, 1798-1841

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621860
eISBN:
9781800341784
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621860.003.0003
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

This chapter explores themes of war, migration, gender, and sectarian conflict between 1798 and 1830. It questions how the 1798 Irish Rising factored into some emigrants’ motivations for coming to ... More


‘Gone for a soldier’: Irish Recruitment to the British Armed Forces, 1903–1914

Timothy Bowman, William Butler, and Michael Wheatley

in The Disparity of Sacrifice: Irish Recruitment to the British Armed Forces, 1914-1918

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781789621853
eISBN:
9781800341630
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789621853.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

There was a long tradition of Catholic, as well as Protestant, Irish service within the British armed forces. By 1913, 9% of British regular soldiers were Irish, a figure just slightly below the ... More


William Richardson: popular loyalism and the politics of Protestant Ascendancy

Allan Blackstock

in Science, politics and society in early nineteenth-century Ireland: The Reverend William Richardson

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780719085185
eISBN:
9781781705001
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719085185.003.0002
Subject:
History, British and Irish Modern History

Several of William Richardson's ancestors fought at the siege of Derry in 1689. He was rector of Clonfeacle during another troubled period when sectarian conflict engendered the Catholic Defenders ... More


Making New Soldiers: Legitimacy, Identity and Attitudes, c. 1740–1815

Kevin Linch

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/9781846319556.003.0011
Subject:
History, Military History

The significant and sustained mobilisation of British men into some kind of military service outside of the regular army between 1740 and 1815 necessitated a means to establish the legitimacy of ... More


‘Fresh laurels for the brow of womanhood’: The formation of a female nursing yeomanry

Juliette Pattinson

in Women of war: Gender, modernity and the First Aid Nursing Yeomanry

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526145659
eISBN:
9781526155580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145666.00008
Subject:
History, Social History

The FANY, a small, patriotic, imperialist organisation that epitomised Edwardian Britishness in both its modern and reactionary forms, was founded in a period of intense anxiety about and scrutiny of ... More


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