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Author Bamford, Andrew, 1981-
Title Sickness, suffering, and the sword : the British regiment on campaign, 1808-1815 / Andrew Bamford ; foreword by Donald E. Graves
Imprint Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2013]
book jacket
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 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  DC232 B199 2013    AVAILABLE    30530001192483
Descript xxiii, 360 pages ; 24 cm
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Series Campaigns and commanders ; volume 37
Campaigns and commanders ; v. 37
Note Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-348) and index
The British Army and its campaigns -- Regimental identity and leadership -- The regimental system in practice -- The limits of the system -- Beyond the regiment -- Strategic consumption -- Beasts of burden -- Conclusion : a system reassessed -- Appendix 1. Details of data sample -- Appendix 2. Men returned as sick after the Corunna campaign -- Appendix 3. Sample of returned deserters in the peninsula
Subject Great Britain. Army -- History -- Peninsular War, 1807-1814
Great Britain. Army -- Organization -- History -- 19th century
Peninsular War, 1807-1814 -- Psychological aspects
Military morale -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852 -- Military leadership
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