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Author Lawrence, David R., 1962-

Title The complete soldier : military books and military culture in early Stuart England, 1603-1645 / by David R. Lawrence
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2009
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 439 pages) : illustrations
Series History of warfare, 1385-7827 ; v. 53
History of warfare ; v. 53.
Contents Abbreviations; Note on Dates; Illustrations; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Chapter One "Caesar to this Present day of King James": Military Books and Military Culture, 1572-1603; Chapter Two "Companions of Martiall Noblenesse": Military Circles and Books in Early Stuart England; Chapter Three "Practice put in Press": The Evolution of the English Drill Manual; Chapter Four "A few men rightly instructed to manage Armes": The Analytical Treatise and Infantry Warfare; Chapter Five "There is Great Need for Reformation": Military Books and Mounted Warfare
Summary The period 1603-1645 witnessed the publication of more than ninety books, manuals, and broadsheets dedicated to educating Englishmen in the military arts. Drawing on military history and book history, this title presents a study of the impact of military books on military practice in Jacobean and Caroline England
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 393-415) and index
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Subject Great Britain. Army -- Handbooks, manuals, etc
Great Britain. Army.
Military art and science -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century
Military education -- Great Britain -- History -- 17th century
Books and reading -- England -- History -- 17th century
Early printed books -- England -- 17th century
HISTORY -- Military -- Pictorial.
Books and reading.
Early printed books.
Military art and science.
Military education.
Great Britain -- History, Military -- 1603-1714.
Great Britain.
Genre/Form Handbooks and manuals.
Military history.
Form Electronic book
LC no. 2008035395
ISBN 9789047424109