Awarded for Valour by Melvin Charles Smith
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Awarded for Valour
By Melvin Charles Smith

Awarded for Valour

A History of the Victoria Cross and the Evolution of British Heroism

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Awarded for Valour by Melvin Charles Smith

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Based on primary source research, this is the most comprehensive history of the Victoria Cross available, tracing the evolution of the award from its inception in 1856 to the most recent bestowals. The study also examines the evolution of the concept of heroism and how the definition of heroism changed along with the nature of warfare.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780230547056
ISBN-10: 0230547052
Format: Hardback
(235mm x 155mm x 17mm)
Pages: 288
Imprint: Palgrave Macmillan
Publisher: Palgrave Macmillan
Publish Date: 23-Jun-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Melvin Charles Smith

MELVIN CHARLES SMITH has taught at a variety of institutions, holding appointments at West Carolina University, Clarion University of Pennsylvania, the United States Millitary Academy at West Point, and Texas A&M International University. He is currently in a tenure-track position with the University of the Cumberlands in Williamsburg, Kentucky, USA.

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