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Citizens more than soldiers

Harry S. Laver

Citizens more than soldiers

the Kentucky militia and society in the early republic

by Harry S. Laver

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Soldiers -- Kentucky -- History -- 19th century,
  • Civil-military relations -- Kentucky -- History -- 19th century,
  • Social classes -- Kentucky -- History -- 19th century,
  • Community life -- Kentucky -- History -- 19th century,
  • Political culture -- Kentucky -- History -- 19th century,
  • Masculinity -- Kentucky -- History -- 19th century,
  • Kentucky -- History, Military -- 19th century,
  • Kentucky -- Militia -- History -- 19th century,
  • Kentucky -- Social conditions -- 19th century,
  • Kentucky -- Politics and government -- 1792-1865

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementHarry S. Laver.
    SeriesStudies in war, society, and the military
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF455 .L24 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17883764M
    ISBN 109780803229709
    LC Control Number2007012550

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