Modern History Theses
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(University of St Andrews, 2017) - ThesisIt is a reasonable assumption to make that anyone with a passing knowledge of British history will have heard of Samuel Pepys, the seventeenth-century ‘man about town’. His diary has been the subject of extensive research ...
(University of St Andrews, 1989) - ThesisThis is not a thesis about the Abyssinian Crisis or even, for that matter, Britain and the Abyssinian Crisis. Rather, it is about British foreign policy and the Foreign Office during the crisis. While a considerable amount ...
'Pay any price, bear any burden': The U.S. Army's Counter-Insurgency Doctrine from Kennedy to the Vietnam War (University of St Andrews, 2017-12-08) - ThesisThis thesis is an analysis of the U.S. Army’s counter-insurgency doctrine from its roots to its application in South Vietnam during the Vietnam War. Contrary to the arguments of a specific section of scholars, the Army ...
"So perverse an ally" : Great Britain’s alliance with Austria in the war of the Spanish Succession (University of St Andrews, 2015-08) - ThesisThe War of the Spanish Succession saw the culmination in the development of European warfare during the “Military Revolution” period, which saw European states fielding larger armies with geographically more ambitious ...
(University of St Andrews, 2017-12-08) - Thesis