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Author Trustram, Myna, 1954-

Title Women of the regiment : marriage and the Victorian army / Myna Trustram
Published Cambridge [Cambridgeshire] ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1984

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Description ix, 262 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
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
Analysis Great Britain. Army. Soldiers Marriage, 1837-1901. Social aspects
Notes Includes index
Bibliography Bibliography: pages 236-254
Subject Marriage -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Marriage -- Great Britain -- History -- 20th century.
Military dependents -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.
Military dependents -- 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.
Marriage -- history.
Military Personnel -- history.
Sex Work -- history.
Sexually Transmitted Diseases -- history.
Social Conditions -- history.
Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 19th century.
Great Britain -- Social conditions -- 20th century.
LC no. 83026275
ISBN 0521262941