The Apathetic and the Defiant: Case Studies of Canadian Mutiny and Disobedience, 1812 to 1919

Dundurn
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Canadian soldiers have served their country for centuries, and for the most part they have done so honourably and loyally. Yet, on certain occasions, their conduct has been anything but honourable. Whether by disobeying their legal orders, terrorizing the local population, or committing crimes in general, some soldiers have embodied the very antithesis of appropriate military conduct.

Covering examples of unsavoury behaviour in the representatives of our military forces from the War of 1812 to the immediate aftermath of the First World War, The Apathetic and the Defiant reveals that disobedience and mutiny have marked all of the major conflicts in which Canada has participated. Canadian military indiscipline has long been overshadowed by the nation's victories and triumphs ... until now.

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About the author

Craig Leslie Mantle is a researcher at the Canadian Forces Leadership Institute. He is also a PhD candidate at the University of Calgary and the editor of The Unwilling and the Reluctant: Theoretical Perspectives on Disobedience in the Military (Canadian Defence Academy Press).

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Publisher
Dundurn
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Published on
Feb 12, 2007
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Pages
496
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ISBN
9781550027105
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Language
English
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Genres
History / Canada / General
History / Military / Canada
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