soldiership


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Synonyms for soldiership

skills that are required for the life of soldier

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In summary, building on Sahlins' views on the 'structure of the conjuncture', which are particularly evident in episodes of cultural encounters such as the one I discuss in this essay, with an analytical focus on personal narratives which enables me to flesh out the particular cultural discourses and practices framing such encounters, allows me to ponder the interrelatedness of British colonialism, emic and etic images and discourses of Fijian soldiership and military culture, one particular British military recruitment campaign and the narratives of Fiji Islanders who have been its protagonists.
The dominant discourse of soldiership insisted on honor rather than profit as the true reward for military service.
One by one the heroes of that war, the men of dazzling soldiership, leave prematurely the world they have come back to--one by one they quietly die by their own hand.
31) Soldiership, then, serves as the ultimate basis of masculinity because it is a practice that unifies identity, connecting titles to prowess through corporeal acts of bodily damage.
As I have suggested earlier, the spy not only criticizes the French in his letter to the chief Engineer Ali Baba, but also praises the excellent soldiership of the French and some admirable qualities of the French king.
Even when this task only temporarily had the character of soldiership, it seemed to me a patriotic obligation the weight and responsibility of which meant more to me than any honor or rank could have.
1) Even in this overtly political article, Hawthorne declares himself incompetent in these matters, as though the business of politics was beyond the ken of a mere fiction-monger: "As I make no pretensions to state-craft or soldiership, and could promote the common weal neither by valor nor counsel, it seemed, at first, a pity that I should be debarred from such unsubstantial business as I had contrived for myself, since nothing more genuine was to be substituted for it" (23: 403, my emphasis).
He argues that the plays present contradictory and frequently subversive attitudes toward the rhetoric of war fever that marked those years, and he attempts to explain "how and why," in a culture in which theatricality and soldiership were conventionally opposed, "Marlowe's plays make entertainment of a wealth of historically and geopolitically divergent fantasies about martial law and its discontents" (2).