Citizens More Than Soldiers: The Kentucky Militia and Society in the Early Republic
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Citizens More Than Soldiers: The Kentucky Militia and Society in the Early Republic

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ISBN-13:
9780803229709
Einband:
Buch
Erscheinungsdatum:
01.12.2007
Seiten:
216
Autor:
Harry S. Laver
Gewicht:
431 g
Format:
223x162x21 mm
Serie:
Studies in War, Society, and t
Sprache:
Englisch
Beschreibung:

Chapter 1 Rethinking the Social Role of the Militia; Chapter 2The Hunters of Kentucky; 3 The Militia, Community and Social Order; Chapter 4 The Militia, Civil Order, and Economic Transition; Chapter 5The Militia and Politics; Chapter 6 The Militia and Masculinity; Chapter 7The Militia, Combat, and Manhood; Conclusion Citizens More Than Soldiers
Historians depict nineteenth-century militiamen as drunken buffoons who poked each other with cornstalk weapons, and inevitably shot their commander in the backside. This book demonstrates that, to the contrary, militia remained an active civil institution in early nineteenth century, affecting era's social, political, and economic transitions.