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Warfare, Society and Culture


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This series focuses on works which integrate analysis of military operations and combat into wider social and cultural analysis, and which examine warfare as more than a European phenomenon. It covers the period from the early modern era and its military revolution to the end of the twentieth century.

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Worship, Civil War and Community, 1638–1660

Worship, Civil War and Community, 1638–1660

Chris R. Langley
June 16, 2017

This is the first study of the interaction between warfare and national religious practice during the British Civil Wars. Using hundreds of neglected local documents, this work explores the manner in which civil conflict, invasion and military occupation affected religious practice. As Churches...

German Soldiers in Colonial India

German Soldiers in Colonial India

Chen Tzoref-Ashkenazi
January 06, 2017

Tzoref-Ashkenazi presents a detailed study of two German regiments which served in India under the British between 1782 and 1791. He asks if the Germans identified with the goals of the British colonial power, how they felt about local people and whether they adopted the colonial ideologies of...

War, Strategy and the Modern State, 1792–1914

War, Strategy and the Modern State, 1792–1914

Carl Cavanagh Hodge
November 21, 2016

This book is a comparative study of military operations conducted my modern states between the French Revolution and World War I. It examines the complex relationship between political purpose and strategy on the one hand, and the challenge of realizing strategic goals through military operations...

Citizen Soldiers and the British Empire, 1837–1902

Citizen Soldiers and the British Empire, 1837–1902

Ian F W Beckett
January 21, 2016

The British amateur military tradition of raising auxiliary forces for home defence long preceded the establishment of a standing army. This was a model that was widely emulated in British colonies. This volume of essays seeks to examine the role of citizen soldiers in Britain and its empire during...

Alexander Leslie and the Scottish Generals of the Thirty Years' War, 1618–1648

Alexander Leslie and the Scottish Generals of the Thirty Years' War, 1618–1648

Alexia Grosjean, Steve Murdoch
January 21, 2016

Field Marshal Alexander Leslie was the highest ranking commander from the British Isles to serve in the Thirty Years’ War. Though Leslie’s life provides the thread that runs through this work, the authors use his story to explore the impacts of the Thirty Years’ War, the British Civil Wars and the...

Military Economics, Culture and Logistics in the Burma Campaign, 1942-1945

Military Economics, Culture and Logistics in the Burma Campaign, 1942-1945

Graham Dunlop
January 21, 2016

Following the fall of Burma to the Japanese in May 1942, reopening and expanding the link from India to China through Burma became the allied force's principal war aim in South-East Asia. This book argues that the campaign's development was driven more by what was logistictically possible than by...

Military Manpower, Armies and Warfare in South Asia

Military Manpower, Armies and Warfare in South Asia

Kaushik Roy
January 21, 2016

Roy investigates the various factors that influenced the formation and mobilization of military forces in the region from 300 BC to the modern day....

Arming the Royal Navy, 1793–1815: The Office of Ordnance and the State

Arming the Royal Navy, 1793–1815: The Office of Ordnance and the State

Gareth Cole
January 21, 2016

The Office of Ordnance has been ill-served by previous accounts of its role in arming the Royal Navy during the French Revolution and Napoleonic Wars. Cole offers an in-depth examination of its organizational structure and demonstrates how the department responded to the pressures of war over an...

The Jacobite Campaigns: The British State at War

The Jacobite Campaigns: The British State at War

Jonathan D Oates
January 21, 2016

The military aspects of the Jacobite campaigns in eighteenth-century Britain are considered in this study. Taken from the viewpoint of those loyal to the Hanoverian Crown, the three mainland campaigns of 1715–6, 1719 and 1745–6 are examined, using research based on primary sources: memoirs, diaries...

Orde Wingate and the British Army, 1922-1944

Orde Wingate and the British Army, 1922-1944

Simon Anglim
January 21, 2016

Major General Orde Wingate (1903–1944) was the most controversial British military commander of the Second World War, and perhaps of the last hundred years. Anglim's biography fills a significant void in the literature, making extensive use of Wingate's papers to place him firmly in the context of...

The 1641 Depositions and the Irish Rebellion

The 1641 Depositions and the Irish Rebellion

Annaleigh Margey, Eamon Darcy, Elaine Murphy
January 21, 2016

The 1641 Depositions are among the most important documents relating to early modern Irish history. This essay collection is part of a major project run by Trinity College, Dublin, using the depositions to investigate the life and culture of seventeenth-century Ireland....

Militant Protestantism and British Identity, 1603–1642

Militant Protestantism and British Identity, 1603–1642

Jason White
January 21, 2016

Focusing on the impact of Continental religious warfare on the society, politics and culture of English, Scottish and Irish Protestantism, this study is concerned with the way in which British identity developed in the early Stuart period....

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