‘The Scum of Every Country, the Refuse of Mankind’: Recruiting the British Army in the Eighteenth Century

Title‘The Scum of Every Country, the Refuse of Mankind’: Recruiting the British Army in the Eighteenth Century
Publication TypeBook Chapter
Year of Publication2013
AuthorsWay, Peter
Book TitleFighting for a Living: A Comparative History of Military Labour, 1500–2000
Pagination291-329
PublisherAmsterdam University Press
City, CountryAmsterdam
Abstract

This chapter is about British Army recruiting in the 18th Century. It is part of a larger work entitled "Fighting for a Living: A Comparative History of Military Labour, 1500–2000".

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