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.
(63) His poor soldiership is exposed when, after claiming that he 'commandeth ingress and egress with his weapon' (580-1), he is easily disarmed by Sacrapant.
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.
Mere prattle without practice Is all his soldiership; but he, sir, had th'election, And I of whom his eyes had seen the proof At Rhodes, at Cyprus, and on other grounds Christened and heathen--must be be lee'd and calmed.
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.
"Deliberation--Action--Responsibility: Philosophical Aspects of Professions and Soldiership", in Toiskallio, J.
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." (56)
(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).