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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

Commemorating Race and Empire in the First World War Centenary

Commemorating Race and Empire in the First World War Centenary

Ben Wellings and Shanti Sumartojo (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781786940889
eISBN:
9781786944979
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781786940889.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

First World War commemoration in Europe has been framed as a moment of national trial and as a collective European tragedy. But the ‘Great War for Civilisation’ was more than just a European ... More

John BaskervilleArt and Industry of the Englightenment

John Baskerville: Art and Industry of the Englightenment

Caroline Archer-Parré and Malcolm Dick (eds)

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781786940643
eISBN:
9781786945143
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.5949/liverpool/9781786940643.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book is concerned with the eighteenth-century typographer, printer, industrialist and Enlightenment figure, John Baskerville (1707-75). Baskerville was a Birmingham inventor, entrepreneur and ... More

Life and LimbPerspectives on the American Civil War

Life and Limb: Perspectives on the American Civil War

David Seed, Stephen C. Kenny, and Chris Williams (eds)

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9781781382509
eISBN:
9781786945297
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781781382509.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This volume assembles selections from writings on the American Civil War in fiction, first-hand accounts and contemporary reportage, all supplemented with photographs. The focus falls on the injuries ... 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 CitizensPopular Politics and the Nineteenth-Century British Military

Soldiers as Citizens: Popular Politics and the Nineteenth-Century British Military

Nick Mansfield

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781789620863
eISBN:
9781789623772
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Liverpool University Press
DOI:
10.3828/liverpool/9781789620863.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Rank and file soldiers were not ‘the scum of the earth’. They included a cross section of working-class men who retained their former civilian culture. While they often exhibited pride in regiment ... 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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