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Merchants and the Military in Eighteenth-Century Britain: British Army Contracts and Domestic Supply, 1739-1763
Introduction 1 The Supply System of the British Army from the Seventeenth Century 2 The Growth of Army Contracting 3 Procedures and Patronage 4 Administration of Encampment Contracts in England,Expand
The ‘Nabob of the North’: Sir Lawrence Dundas as government contractor
This article examines the career of the military contractor and businessman Sir Lawrence Dundas (1710–81). In a controversial career, Dundas achieved notoriety for the fortune that he acquired fromExpand
Book review: The war prerogative: history, reform, and constitutional design by Rosara Joseph
"The War Prerogative: History, Reform, and Constitutional Design." Rosara Joseph. Oxford University Press. September 2013. --- In this book, Rosara Joseph studies the evolution of the war prerogativeExpand
Book review: Ted Grant: the permanent revolutionary
"Ted Grant: The Permanent Revolutionary." Alan Woods. Wellred Publishing. April 2013. --- This work aims to cover the life and ideas of Ted Grant, one of the most well known figures in theExpand
Sustaining the fleet, 1793–1815: war, the British Navy, and the contractor state
Atlantic economy. He sheds valuable light on small-scale, inter-colonial trade sustained by self-organised petty traders. He describes seasonal trades based on the resources of different locations:Expand