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Published: 01 September 2018

272 Pages | 7 black & white illustrations, 3 graphs, 3 maps

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9781526124807


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Battle-scarred

Mortality, medical care and military welfare in the British Civil Wars

First Edition

Edited by David Appleby and Andrew Hopper

Published by Manchester University Press

Politics Culture and Society in Early Modern Britain MUP

  • Evaluates the human cost of Civil War and provides an analysis of the capacity of the British peoples to endure and survive this catastrophe
  • Enriches our understanding of the medical history of the Civil Wars through examining details of the soldiers>' wounds and ailments, along with the treatments afforded to them
  • Contributes to welfare studies by setting out in detail how early examples of state-sponsored military welfare functioned
  • Contributes to broadening the remit of military history to reach out to new audiences and extend its methodological reach
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