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                        1793–1815 - Oxford Scholarship Online
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The British Armed Nation 1793–1815

J. E. Cookson


This book deals with the impact of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars on the British Isles. Previous work has concentrated on the ideological formations associated with the French conflict, especially anti-revolutionary loyalism and ideas of Britishness. This book provides a new perspective on the social response to the demands of war, through a detailed examination of the mobilization of armed forces for the regular army, militia, and volunteers in response to the French encirclement of B ... More

Keywords: French Revolution, Napoleonic War, British Isles, loyalism, armed forces, mobilization, patriotism, British state, Ireland, Scotland

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 1997 Print ISBN-13: 9780198206583
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198206583.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

J. E. Cookson, author
University of Canterbury, Christchurch