The British Volunteer Movement, 1794-1814

The British Volunteer Movement, 1794-1814

Author: Austin Gee

Publisher: Oxford University Press

ISBN: 0199261253

Category: History

Page: 344

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This volume provides a comprehensive view of the social, political and military aspects of the volunteer movement of the French Wars: the volunteer infantry, yeomanry cavalry and the armed associations in England, Scotland and Wales from 1794 to 1814 and in some cases beyond.
The British Volunteer Movement, 1794-1814
Language: en
Pages: 344
Authors: Austin Gee
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2003 - Publisher: Oxford University Press

This volume provides a comprehensive view of the social, political and military aspects of the volunteer movement of the French Wars: the volunteer infantry, yeomanry cavalry and the armed associations in England, Scotland and Wales from 1794 to 1814 and in some cases beyond.
The Channel
Language: en
Pages: 419
Authors: Renaud Morieux
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-03-29 - Publisher: Cambridge University Press

This book approaches the English Channel as a border which connected, as much as it separated, France and England in the eighteenth century.
British Liberators in the Age of Napoleon
Language: en
Pages: 353
Authors: Graciela Iglesias Rogers
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-02-14 - Publisher: A&C Black

This is the first book-length examination of the involvement of British volunteers in the Spanish forces during the Napoleonic Wars.
Britain and Wellington's Army
Language: en
Pages: 218
Authors: K. Linch
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-01-01 - Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan

Britain was France's most implacable enemy during the Napoleonic Wars yet was able to resist the need for conscription to fill the ranks of its army and sustain Wellington's campaigns in Portugal and Spain. This new study explains how the men were found to replenish Wellington's army, and the consequences
A Guide to British Military History
Language: en
Pages: 224
Authors: Ian F. W. Beckett
Categories: History
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-06-30 - Publisher: Pen and Sword

What exactly is military history? Forty years ago it meant battles, campaigns, great commanders, drums and trumpets. It was largely the preserve of military professionals and was used to support national history and nationalism. Now, though, the study of war has been transformed by the war and society approach, by