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Author: Hew Strachan
ISBN: 0714650056
Subcategory: Humanities
Pages 288 pages
Publisher Routledge; 1 edition (November 29, 1999)
Language English
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by Hew Strachan


Hew Strachan was born in in Edinburgh, Scotland on September 1, 1949

Hew Strachan was born in in Edinburgh, Scotland on September 1, 1949. He is a historian who specializes in the British military and in World War I. He has written numerous books including The First World War, The First World War in Africa, The Politics of the British Army, and Carl von Clausewitz's On War. He received the Westminster Medal for The Politics of the British Army. He received the Pritzker Military Museum and Library Literature Award for Lifetime Achievement in Military Writing in 2016.

The Army's response is that at least some of the differences betwen Army and society are necessary given that particular nature of its task: ultimately the soldier's profession is one unlike any other, because it requires him (or her) to be ready to die in the course of duty. The question is whether this "right to be different" is a factor in explaining why recruiting levels are low.

Hew Strachan was born and brought up in Edinburgh, and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 2003 and awarded an Hon. niv. From 1992 to 2001 he was Professor of Modern History at the University of Glasgow, and from Hew Strachan was born and brought up in Edinburgh, and was elected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh 2003 and awarded an Hon.

These essays set the relationship between the Army and society in the context of the 20th century as a whole. They then consider the key areas of current controversy - the pressure on the Army caused by changes in society, the Army's "right to be different", race, homosexuality and gender. Format Paperback 288 pages. Dimensions 16. 6 x 23. 6 x 2. 9mm 431g. Publication date 01 Jan 2000. Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd. it would help if this excellent book could be compulsory reading by every member of both houses-Lords and Commons.

Routledge Published November 29, 1999 Reference - 288 Pages ISBN 9780714680699 - CAT RU33647. These essays set the relationship between the Army and society in the context of the 20th century as a whole. A most valuable collection of lucid, well written and pertinent articles. it would help if this excellent book could be compulsory reading by every member of both houses-Lords.

Published November 29, 1999 by Routledge.

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Hew Strachan is Professor of Modern History at the University of Glasgow .

Hew Strachan is Professor of Modern History at the University of Glasgow, and Life Fellow of Corpus Christi College, Cambridge.

These essays set the relationship between the Army and society in the context of the 20th century as a whole. They then consider the key areas of current controversy - the pressure on the Army caused by changes in society, the Army's "right to be different", race, homosexuality and gender.