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The Armed Horde. 1793-1939
The Armed Horde. 1793-1939
By Hoffman Nickerson
Putnam, 1940, 427 pp

A review of military history since the French Revolution in which is traced the rise and fall of the "mass army." The author, who opposes the concept of the "people in arms" for social reasons, is happy to observe the return to vogue of a professional, specialized and smaller army.