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Smith, Melvin Charles

Awarded for Valour

Smith, Melvin Charles - Awarded for Valour, ebook

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Table of contents

1. Introduction: The Forgotten Hero
Melvin Charles Smith

2. ‘I’ve broken my arm, Dick, but never mind me now’: The Hero in Victorian Popular Mythology
Melvin Charles Smith

3. The Institutionalization of Heroism in Britain
Melvin Charles Smith

4. Teething Problems, 1856–1867
Melvin Charles Smith

5. Big Implications from Small Wars: The Imperial Vision of Heroism, 1860–1911
Melvin Charles Smith

6. Fifty Years On: A Half-Century of Heroism
Melvin Charles Smith

7. 1914: The Last Stand of the Thin Red Line
Melvin Charles Smith

8. The Middle Parts of Fortune: Heroism in Evolution, 1915–1916
Melvin Charles Smith

9. ‘Courage isn’t what it used to be’: Heroism Emerges from the Great War, 1917–1918
Melvin Charles Smith

10. The Hero Comes Home from the War: The Institutionalization of Modern Heroism
Melvin Charles Smith

11. Conclusion: The New Hero in Action, 1940–2006
Melvin Charles Smith

Keywords: History, History of Britain and Ireland, Cultural History, History of Military, Social History, Modern History

Author(s)
Publisher
Springer
Publication year
2008
Language
en
Edition
1
Series
Studies in Military and Strategic History
Page amount
288 pages
Category
History
Format
Ebook
eISBN (PDF)
9780230583351
Printed ISBN
978-1-349-36136-6

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