Thesis (Ph.D.) - University of Warwick, 1993.
Read an Excerpt. CHAPTER 1. THE PROFESSION OF ARMS. In beginning to assess the similarity of the military profession to others in the late Victorian period, it will first be necessary to explore the nature of professionalism in the army, before passing, in turn, to the matter of ambition, the seemingly pressing concern with monetary rewards, and the pursuit of honors and : This thesis examines effects of the Boer War ( ) on images of the soldier. The thesis argues that the trauma of the Boer War for British political culture be may explored in changes in representations of the soldier to be found in the production and reception of contemporary literary genres and popular forms. This change cannot be theorized adequately in terms of an intensification of. Late Victorian, Edwardian & Modern-Military History. Military History Books Soldiers to the Last Day recounts the history of the German 6th Infantry Division from its formation in to its destruction at Bobruisk in July ; then its resurrection and continued fighting until the end of the war. Among the first divisions established by. The Victorian Military Society (VMS) was founded in to foster interest in military aspects of the Victorian period, later extended to so as to include the campaigns of the early part of the twentieth VMS is principally concerned with the forces of the British Empire and its adversaries but does not exclude other armies.
The Observer Society books Family Secrets: Living With Shame from the Victorians to the Present Day by Deborah Cohen – review Salley Vickers admires a history of . There is an excellent resource to examine the Victorian soldier in the GW. The career of "Frank Richards" extended from to the end of the Great War, with a gap on the reserve of course? His GW memoir Old Soldiers Never Die was published in and was the first OR's account and a regular OR at that! Thomas Hardy OM (2 June – 11 January ) was an English novelist and poet. A Victorian realist in the tradition of George Eliot, he was influenced both in his novels and in his poetry by Romanticism, including the poetry of William Wordsworth. He was highly critical of much in Victorian society, especially on the declining status of rural people in Britain, such as those from his. Book Description: This book re-examines the campaign experience of British soldiers in Africa during the period It uses using a range of sources, such as letters and diaries, to allow soldiers to 'speak form themselves' about their experience of colonial warfareAvailable in paperback for the first time, The Victorian soldier in Africa re-examines the campaign experience of British.
This book is a detailed study of the domestic background of life in the Victorian army. It describes the lives of women who lived on the edge of the regimental community as wives, daughters, prostitutes, lovers and workers. It examines the development of policy on marriage of men in the ranks and discusses the links between the military regulation of marriage and Victorian legislation on. Politics & Society In The Great War ; VICTORIAN "OLD SOLDIERS" AND THE GREAT WAR maybe, but the vast bulk of them would be in their mid to late 30s in , and well within the age considered for the infantry. I have researched a Old Victorian soldier who is buried in Cockermouth cemetery. Nationalism, Imperialism and Identity in Late Victorian Culture provides an account of ideas about national character in late Victorian culture, with a wide reference to Literature and popular Culture around the time of the Boer War (), and a particular scrutiny of images of the soldier. Indian Society and the Making of the British Empire (The New Cambridge History of India). Cambridge and London: Cambridge University Press. ISBN Beckett, Ian F. W. A British Profession of Arms: The Politics of Command in the Late Victorian Army ((U of Oklahoma Press, ). Bennett, Mark. "Portrayals of the British militia,