War Volunteering in Modern Times From the French Revolution to the Second World War

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...

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Corporate Author: SpringerLink (Online service)
Other Authors: Krüger, Christine G. (Editor), Levsen, Sonja (Editor)
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: London Palgrave Macmillan UK 2010, 2010
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Collection: Springer eBooks 2005- - Collection details see MPG.ReNa
Summary: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
Physical Description:XII, 297 p online resource
ISBN:9780230290525