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Krüger, Christine G.

War Volunteering in Modern Times

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: Volunteers, War, and the Nation since the French Revolution
Christine G. Krüger, Sonja Levsen

2. Volunteers of the French Revolutionary Wars: Myths and Reinterpretations
Thomas Hippler

3. For the Fatherland? The Motivations of Austrian and Prussian Volunteers during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars
Leighton S. James

4. Polish Volunteers in the Napoleonic Wars
Ruth Leiserowitz

5.
Fág an Bealeagh: Irish Volunteers in the American Civil War
Michael Hochgeschwender

6. “A Race That Is Thus Willing To Die For Its Country”: African-American Volunteers in the Spanish-American War 1898
Matthias Speidel

7. British and Imperial Volunteers in the South African War
Stephen M. Miller

8. Welcome but Not That Welcome: The Relations between Foreign Volunteers and the Boers in the Anglo-Boer War of 1899–1902
Fransjohan Pretorius

9. Heroes or Citizens? The 1916 Debate on Harvard Volunteers in the “European War”
Axel Jansen

10. Voluntary Enlistment in the Great War: a European Phenomenon?
Alexander Watson

11. Paramilitary Volunteers for Weimar Germany’s “Wehrhaftmachung”: how Civilians were attracted to serve with Irregular Military Units
Rüdiger Bergien

12. Fighting for God, for Franco and (most of all) for Themselves: Right-Wing Volunteers in the Spanish Civil War
Judith Keene

13. From the Nazi Party’s Shock Troop to the “European” Mass Army: The Waffen-SS Volunteers
Jean-Luc Leleu

14. An Approach to the Social Profile and the Ideological Motivations of the Spanish Volunteers of the “Blue Division”, 1941–44
Xosé-Manoel Núñez Seixas

15. Women in Combat: Female Volunteers in British Anti-Aircraft Batteries in the Second World War
Jutta Schwarzkopf

Keywords: History, Imperialism and Colonialism, European History, Modern History, History of Military, World History, Global and Transnational History, Social History

Editor
 
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2010
Language
en
Edition
1
Page amount
309 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230290525
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-30993-1

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