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War Volunteering in Modern Times
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Introduction: Volunteers, War and the Nation since the French Revolution; C.G.Kruger & S.Levsen Volunteers of the French Revolutionary Wars: Myths and Reinterpretations; T.Hippler For the Fatherland? The Motivations of Austrian and Prussian Volunteers during the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars; L.S.James '... so that people talk about Poland out loud again in the world today!' (Adam Mickiewicz, Pan Tadeusz): Polish Volunteers in the Napoleonic Wars; R.Leiserowitz Fag an Bealeagh: Irish Volunteers in the American Civil War; M.Hochgeschwender 'A Race that is Thus Willing to Die for its Country': African-American Volunteers in the Spanish-American War 1898; M.Speidel British and Imperial Volunteers in the South African War; S.M.Miller Welcome but not that Welcome: the Relations between Foreign Volunteers and the Boers in the Anglo-Boer War of 1899-1902; F.Pretorius Heroes or Citizens? The 1916 Debate on Harvard Volunteers in the 'European War'; A.Jansen Voluntary Enlistment in the Great War: a European Phenomenon?; A.Watson Paramilitary Volunteers for Weimar Germany's 'Wehrhaftmachung': How Civilians were Attracted to Serve with Irregular Military Units; R.Bergien Fighting for God for Franco and (most of all) for Themselves: Right Wing Volunteers in the Spanish Civil War; J.Keene From the Nazi Party's Shock Troop to the 'European' Mass Army: The Waffen-SS Volunteers; J-L.Leleu An Approach to the Social Profile and the Ideological Motivations of the Spanish Volunteers of the 'Blue Division', 1941-44; X-M.Nunez Seixas Women in Combat: Female Volunteers in British Anti-Aircraft Batteries in the Second World War; J.Schwarzkopf

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RAuDIGER BERGIEN Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Potsdam, Germany THOMAS HIPPLER Lecturer, Institute for Political Studies, Lyon, France MICHAEL HOCHGESCHWENDER Professor of American History, University of Munich, Germany LEIGHTON S. JAMES Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, University of Swansea, UK AXEL JANSEN Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of History, Eberhard-Karls-Universitat, Tubingen, Germany JUDITH KEENE Associate Professor in History, University of Sydney, Australia RUTH LEISEROWITZ Associate Professor, University KlaipAoida, Lithuania JEAN-LUC LELEU Research Engineer, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Caen, France XOSAe-MANOEL NA' EZ SEIXAS Professor of Late Modern History, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain STEPHEN M. MILLER Associate Professor of History at the University of Maine, USA FRANSJOHAN PRETORIUS Professor of History, University of Pretoria, South Africa JUTTA SCHWARZKOPF Lecturer in British Studies, Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany MATTHIAS SPEIDEL PhD Candidate, Tubingen Collaborative Research Centre on War and Society in Modern Times, Germany ALEXANDER WATSON British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow and Research Fellow, Clare Hall, Cambridge, UK

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RUEDIGER BERGIEN Postdoctoral Research Fellow, University of Potsdam, Germany THOMAS HIPPLER Lecturer, Institute for Political Studies, Lyon, France MICHAEL HOCHGESCHWENDER Professor of American History, University of Munich, Germany LEIGHTON S. JAMES Leverhulme Early Career Fellow, University of Swansea, UK AXEL JANSEN Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of History, Eberhard-Karls-Universitat, Tubingen, Germany JUDITH KEENE Associate Professor in History, University of Sydney, Australia RUTH LEISEROWITZ Associate Professor, University Klaip?ida, Lithuania JEAN-LUC LELEU Research Engineer, Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS), Caen, France XOSE-MANOEL NUNEZ SEIXAS Professor of Late Modern History, University of Santiago de Compostela, Spain STEPHEN M. MILLER Associate Professor of History at the University of Maine, USA FRANSJOHAN PRETORIUS Professor of History, University of Pretoria, South Africa JUTTA SCHWARZKOPF Lecturer in British Studies, Otto-von-Guericke University, Magdeburg, Germany MATTHIAS SPEIDEL PhD Candidate, Tubingen Collaborative Research Centre on War and Society in Modern Times, Germany ALEXANDER WATSON British Academy Postdoctoral Fellow and Research Fellow, Clare Hall, Cambridge, UK

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'...offers a hitherto unexplored comparative perspective on war volunteering and thus should be read by anyone who is interested in the modern history of military mobilization.' -Journal of Contemporary History

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