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Sickness, suffering, and the sword : the British regiment on campaign, 1808-1815 / Andrew Bamford ; foreword by Donald E. Graves.

Bamford, Andrew, 1981- (Author). ProQuest (Firm) (Added Author).
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Subject: Great Britain. Army > History > Peninsular War, 1807-1814.
Great Britain. Army > Organization > History > 19th century.
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852 > Military leadership.
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852.
Great Britain. Army.
Peninsular War, 1807-1814 > Psychological aspects.
Military morale > Great Britain > History > 19th century.
War > Great Britain.
History, 19th Century > Great Britain.
Military Medicine > Great Britain > History.
Military Personnel > Great Britain > History.

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  • ISBN: 9780806189307 (electronic bk.)
  • ISBN: 0806189304 (electronic bk.)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource.
  • Publisher: Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, [2013]

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General Note: Description based on print version record.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-348) and index.
Formatted Contents Note: 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.
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI Available via World Wide Web.
Source of Description Note: Description based on print version record.
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