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Arming SlavesFrom Classical Times to the Modern Age

Arming Slaves: From Classical Times to the Modern Age

Christopher Leslie Brown and Philip D. Morgan (eds)

Published in print:
2006
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300109009
eISBN:
9780300134858
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300109009.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Arming slaves as soldiers is a counterintuitive idea. Yet throughout history, in many varied societies, slaveholders have entrusted slaves with the use of deadly force. This book surveys the practice ... More

Browned Off and Bloody-MindedThe British Soldier Goes to War 1939-1945

Browned Off and Bloody-Minded: The British Soldier Goes to War 1939-1945

Alan Allport

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780300170757
eISBN:
9780300213126
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300170757.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

More than three-and-a-half million men served in the British Army during the Second World War, the vast majority of them civilians who had never expected to become soldiers and had little idea what ... More

The Ethiopian RevolutionWar in the Horn of Africa

The Ethiopian Revolution: War in the Horn of Africa

Gebru Tareke

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300141634
eISBN:
9780300156157
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300141634.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book is the history of the quarter of the century that led up to the American disaster in Somalia. It also describes the rise and fall of the Ethiopian socialist dictator and ruler, Mengistu ... More

The Fatal LandWar, Empire, and the Highland Soldier in British America

The Fatal Land: War, Empire, and the Highland Soldier in British America

Matthew P Dziennik

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300196726
eISBN:
9780300213508
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300196726.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

More than 12,000 soldiers from the Highlands of Scotland were recruited to serve in Great Britain's colonies in the Americas in the middle to the late decades of the eighteenth century. This history ... More

First StrikeAmerica, Terrorism, and Moral Tradition

First Strike: America, Terrorism, and Moral Tradition

Mark Totten

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300124484
eISBN:
9780300168648
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300124484.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

Can the use of force first against a less-than-imminent threat be both morally acceptable and consistent with American values? This book offers an in-depth, historical examination of the use of ... More

For God and KaiserThe Imperial Austrian Army, 1619-1918

For God and Kaiser: The Imperial Austrian Army, 1619-1918

Richard Bassett

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780300178586
eISBN:
9780300213102
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300178586.001.0001
Subject:
History, Military History

This book presents an account of the Habsburg army. The text shows how the Imperial Austrian Army, time and again, was a decisive factor in the story of Europe, the balance of international power, ... More

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