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Britains SoldiersRethinking War and Society, 1715-1815

Britains Soldiers: Rethinking War and Society, 1715-1815

Kevin Linch and Matthew McCormack (eds)

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9781846319556
eISBN:
9781781387160
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781846319556.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The British soldier was a fascinating and complex figure in the century between the Hanoverian accession and the Battle of Waterloo. The ‘war and society’ approach has shed much light on Britain's ... More

Samuel Walters Lieutenant, R.N.Memoirs of a Naval Officer in Nelson's Navy

Samuel Walters Lieutenant, R.N.: Memoirs of a Naval Officer in Nelson's Navy

C. Northcote Parkinson

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853231493
eISBN:
9781846313981
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846313981
Subject:
History, Military History

This book offers a personal perspective on the British navy at the height of its power, as it chronicles the tale of a young naval officer who fought around the world in the service of Admiral Lord ... More

Soldiers as Workers

Soldiers as Workers

Nick Mansfield

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2016
ISBN:
9781781382783
eISBN:
9781781383964
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781781382783.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

The book outlines how class is the single most important factor in understanding the British army in the period of industrialisation. It challenges the ‘ruffians officered by gentlemen’ theory of ... More

Yellow Jack and the WormBritish Naval Administration in the West Indies, 1739-1748

Yellow Jack and the Worm: British Naval Administration in the West Indies, 1739-1748

Duncan Crewe

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
June 2013
ISBN:
9780853232674
eISBN:
9781846317361
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/UPO9781846317361
Subject:
History, Military History

Between 1739 and 1742, Britain's major war effort against Spain was concentrated in the Caribbean. This book sets out to examine the problems involved in operating and administering the overseas ... More

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