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Women of the regiment : marriage and the Victorian army / Myna Trustram
Bib ID 2475835
Format BookBook
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Trustram, Myna, 1954-
 
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Description Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1984 
ix, 262 p. : ill. ; 24 cm. 
ISBN 0521262941
Full contents Machine derived contents note: 1. Introduction; 2. The Victorian army; 3. 'Mrs Thomas Atkins': the regulation of marriage; 4. 'Legalised seducers': the obligation of a soldier to maintain his wife and children; 5. The service family; 6. 'That which a woman does cheerfully out of barracks...': regimental employment of wives; 7. Prostitution and venereal disease; 8. Poor relief; 9. Philanthropy; 10. Epilogue: discipline and division. 
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Includes index.

Bibliography: p. 236-254.

Subjects Great Britain. - Army - Military life - History.  |  Military dependents - Great Britain - History - 19th century.  |  Military dependents - Great Britain - History - 20th century.  |  Marriage - Great Britain - History - 19th century.  |  Marriage - Great Britain - History - 20th century.  |  Sociology, Military - Great Britain - History - 19th century.  |  Sociology, Military - Great Britain - History - 20th century.  |  Women - Great Britain - History - 19th century.  |  Women - Great Britain - History - 20th century.  |  Great Britain - Social conditions - 19th century.  |  Great Britain - Social conditions - 20th century.  |  Great Britain. Army. - Soldiers - Marriage, 1837-1901. - Social aspects

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