Class and race in the frontier Army: military life in the West, 1870-1890
Includes bibliographical references (p. 251-264) and index. The Gilded Age Army : men, money, and missions -- Ways of thinking : the mental worlds of officers -- Soldiers, servants, or slaves? : work in the frontier Army -- Worlds together, worlds apart : class and leisure culture -- Starvation and succulence : consumption in the Army -- Uncle Sam's gentlemen, Uncle Sam's slaves : class tensions in the Army -- "A promiscuous arrangement" : race and ethnicity in the frontier Army.
- LCC: F594
- Dewey Decimal: 355.00978
- Language: eng
- Physical Description: xvi, 276 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
- Edition Info: (hardcover : alk. paper)
- History -- Military -- General
- History -- Military -- General AAS
- Nonfiction -- Social Sciences -- Political Science -- Public Policy
- United States -- Army -- Military life -- History -- 19th century
- Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
- Soldiers -- West (U.S.) -- Social conditions -- 19th century
- African American soldiers -- West (U.S.) -- Social conditions -- 19th century
- West (U.S.) -- History -- 1860-1890
- West (U.S.) -- Social conditions -- 19th century
- West (U.S.) -- Race relations -- History -- 19th century
- Social status -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century
- Racism -- West (U.S.) -- History -- 19th century
- West (U.S.) -- History, Military -- 19th century
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