Servitude and Grandeur of Arms

Servitude and Grandeur of Arms

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This volume contains three short novels framed by short essays, exploring the paradoxes of military life in the context of the Napoleonic wars and the post-Napoleonic peace. A 19th century "Officers and Gentlemen", this work (1885), is witty, troubled and atmospheric, a major text in the history of soldiering and its relation to civilian life.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 129 x 198mm | 153g
  • Penguin Books Ltd
  • London, United Kingdom
  • notes
  • 0140448373
  • 9780140448375