War Volunteering In Modern Times: From the French Revolution to the Second World War by C. G. KrügerWar Volunteering In Modern Times: From the French Revolution to the Second World War by C. G. Krüger

War Volunteering In Modern Times: From the French Revolution to the Second World War

byC. G. KrügerEditorS. Levsen

Hardcover | December 14, 2010

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Exploring volunteering as a characteristic of modern wars, this book examines why individuals go to war. It studies the motivations, social backgrounds and military experiences of war volunteers in a wide range of conflicts since the French Revolution, and helps to interpret the relationship between war and society in modern times.
RÜDIGER BERGIEN Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Potsdam, Germany THOMAS HIPPLER Lecturer, Institute for Political Studies, Lyon, France MICHAEL HOCHGESCHWENDER Professor of American History, University of Munich, Germany LEIGHTON S. JAMES Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, University of Swansea, UK AXEL JANSEN Postdoctoral Res...
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Title:War Volunteering In Modern Times: From the French Revolution to the Second World WarFormat:HardcoverDimensions:297 pages, 8.5 × 5.51 × 1.11 inPublished:December 14, 2010Publisher:Palgrave MacmillanLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0230228054

ISBN - 13:9780230228054

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Table of Contents

Introduction: Volunteers, War and the Nation since the French Revolution; C.G.Krüger & S.Levsen Volunteers of the French Revolutionary Wars: Myths and Reinterpretations; T.Hippler For the Fatherland? The Motivations of Austrian and Prussian Volunteers during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars; L.S.James '... so that people talk about Poland out loud again in the world today!' (Adam Mickiewicz, Pan Tadeusz): Polish Volunteers in the Napoleonic Wars; R.Leiserowitz Fág an Bealeagh: Irish Volunteers in the American Civil War; M.Hochgeschwender 'A Race that is Thus Willing to Die for its Country': African-American Volunteers in the Spanish-American War 1898; M.Speidel British and Imperial Volunteers in the South African War; S.M.Miller Welcome but not that Welcome: the Relations between Foreign Volunteers and the Boers in the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902; F.Pretorius Heroes or Citizens? The 1916 Debate on Harvard Volunteers in the 'European War'; A.Jansen Voluntary Enlistment in the Great War: a European Phenomenon?; A.Watson Paramilitary Volunteers for Weimar Germany's 'Wehrhaftmachung': How Civilians were Attracted to Serve with Irregular Military Units; R.Bergien Fighting for God for Franco and (most of all) for Themselves: Right Wing Volunteers in the Spanish Civil War; J.Keene From the Nazi Party's Shock Troop to the 'European' Mass Army: The Waffen-SS Volunteers; J-L.Leleu An Approach to the Social Profile and the Ideological Motivations of the Spanish Volunteers of the 'Blue Division', 1941-44; X-M.Núñez Seixas Women in Combat: Female Volunteers in British Anti-Aircraft Batteries in the Second World War; J.Schwarzkopf