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Politics and military morale

current-affairs and citizenship education in the British Army, 1914-1950

by S. P. Mackenzie

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Published by Clarendon Press, Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Great Britain. Army -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Soldiers -- Education, Non-military -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Civics -- Study and teaching -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
    • World politics -- 1900-1945 -- Study and teaching -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.,
    • Morale -- History -- 20th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [229]-240) and index.

      StatementS.P. Mackenzie.
      SeriesOxford historical monographs
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsU717.G7 M33 1992
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiii, 245 p. :
      Number of Pages245
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1546527M
      ISBN 10019820244X
      LC Control Number91025820

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MacKenzie. Bartone9 has argued, persuasively, that if morale is just a synonym for happiness or mood, then it probably serves no useful purpose.

Earlier concep-tions of morale, both military and industrial, in-cluded an element of mood or emotional state, but tied it closely to a goal-oriented group. Munson, for example, organized the Morale Branch of the.

German military morale underwent a partial collapse in the autumn ofwhile the British army’s morale remained remarkably high; these two factors help to explain why the war should have ended in November.

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The Art of War is a treatise by the Italian Renaissance political philosopher and historian Niccolò Machiavelli. The format of The Art of War is a socratic dialogue. The purpose, declared by Lord Fabrizio Colonna at the outset, "To honor and reward virtù, not to have contempt for poverty, to esteem the modes and orders of military discipline, to constrain citizens to love one another, to live without factions, to.

The soldier rightfully remains sacrosanct in the national consciousness and imagination, and therefore any related or even unrelated executive decision (e.g. ‘demonitisation’) which can be creatively contextualised to the soldier’s ‘morale’, is pure political gold.Editor’s Note: The U.S.

Army and the military as a whole seem to have fallen on hard times: polls, studies, and tragedies like suicides and drug abuse all suggest an institution in crisis.

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