Battle-Scarred : Mortality, Medical Care and Military Welfare in the British Civil Wars, Hardback Book

Battle-Scarred : Mortality, Medical Care and Military Welfare in the British Civil Wars Hardback

Edited by David Appleby, Andrew Hopper

Part of the Politics, Culture and Society in Early Modern Britain series

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Battle-scarred investigates the human costs of the British Civil Wars.

Through a series of varied case studies it examines the wartime experience of disease, burial, surgery and wounds, medicine, hospitals, trauma, military welfare, widowhood, desertion, imprisonment and charity.

The percentage population loss in these conflicts was far higher than that of the two World Wars, which renders the Civil Wars arguably the most unsettling experience the British people have ever undergone.

The volume explores its themes from new angles, demonstrating how military history can broaden its perspective and reach out to new audiences. -- .

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