Book chapterThis chapter uses a model of British Army organisational culture and historical analysis to examine the nature of the ‘military interior’ – specifically the public rooms in the officers’ mess and the artefacts found within. The authors seek to combine their expertise to create a broader understanding of how military...
Kirke, Charles ; Hartwell, Nicole M
A repository of virtue?: The United Service Museum, collecting, and the professionalization of the British Armed Forces, 1829–1864By examining the development of the United Service Museum (established in London in 1831) this article demonstrates how the practice of collecting knowledge and material culture during the nineteenth century was considered an important avenue through which to inculcate virtuous behaviour in officers of the British armed forces. Although the...
Hartwell, Nicole M