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Gentlemen of leisure or vital professionals? The officer establishment of the British army, 1689-1739

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This thesis argues that the officer establishment of the British Army experienced considerable professional, administrative and social change from its expansion in 1689 to the outbreak of war in 1739. In the intervening fifty year period, the British army and the officers who led it experienced alternate periods of prolonged war and peace. This led to the retention and dissemination of administrative practices, gentlemanly behaviours and professional competencies that enabled officers to r...

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Type of award:
DPhil
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Doctoral
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University of Oxford

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