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War volunteering in modern times : from the French Revolution to the Second World War

Autores adicionales: Krüger, Christine G. -- editor | Levsen, Sonja -- editor
Publicado por : Palgrave Macmillan (Houndmills, Basingstoke, Hampshire | New York) Detalles físicos: xii, 297 páginas ISBN:9780230228054. Año : 2011
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Introduction: Volunteers, war, and the nation since the French Revolution / Christine Krüger & Sonja Levsen -- Volunteers of the French Revolutionary wars : myths and reinterpretations / Thomas Hippler -- For the Fatherland? : the motivations of Austrian and Prussian volunteers during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars / Leighton 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 / Ruth Leiserowitz -- Fág an Bealeagh : Irish volunteers in the American Civil War / Michael Hochgeschwender -- "A race that is thus willing to die for its country" : African-American volunteers in the Spanish-American War, 1898 / Matthias Speidel -- British and imperial volunteers in the South African War / Stephen M. Miller -- Welcome but not that welcome : the relations between foreign volunteers and the Boers in the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902 / Fransjohan Pretorius -- Heroes or citizens? : the 1916 debate on Harvard volunteers in the "European War" / Axel Jansen -- Voluntary enlistment in the Great War : a European phenomenon? / Alexander Watson -- Paramilitary volunteers for Weimar Germany's "Wehrhaftmachung" : how civilians were attracted to serve with irregular military units / Rüdiger Bergien -- Fighting for God, for Franco, and (most of all) for themselves : right wing volunteers in the Spanish Civil War / Judith Keene -- From the Nazi Party's shock troop to the "European" mass army : the Waffen-SS volunteers / Jean-Luc Leleu -- An approach to the social profile and the ideological motivations of the Spanish volunteers of the "Blue Division," 1941-44 / Xosé-Manoel Núñez -- Women in combat : female volunteers in British anti-aircraft batteries in the Second World War / Jutta Schwarzkopf.

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