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The Oxford Encyclopedia of Maritime History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Military History
Length:
3,495 words

From ancient times to the present, mutiny on board any kind of ship is legally a crime. This goes for ...

Mutiny

Mutiny   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to American Military History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004

Despite its emotional connotation, mutiny is simply defined as collective military insubordination; it is the antithesis of discipline, which is ...

Mutiny and Organized Resistance in Armed Forces

Mutiny and Organized Resistance in Armed Forces   Reference library

The Oxford International Encyclopedia of Peace

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2010
Subject:
Social sciences
Length:
2,846 words

Mutiny is the most extreme form of opposition within armed services, but the term is used ambiguously. Military authorities have ...

mutinies

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The Oxford Companion to World War II

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Current Version:
2003

that is, open revolt by servicemen against their military or political leaders, are as old as war itself. During the ...

Mutinies

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The Oxford Companion to Australian Military History (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2009

Mutiny is any action by two or more people to subvert or resist lawful military authority. Historically, acts of mutiny ...

mutinies

mutinies   Reference library

The Oxford Companion to Military History

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2004

‘Any army’, wrote Richard Watt, ‘is but a flicker away from becoming an armed gang. The only thing that ...

mutiny

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The Oxford Companion to Ships and the Sea (2 ed.)

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Subject Reference
Current Version:
2007
Subject:
History, Social sciences
Length:
534 words
a resistance by force to recognized authority, an insurrection, but applied particularly to any form of sedition in any naval or military force of a nation. In its strict legal sense the ... More
Mutiny Cases

Mutiny Cases   Reference library

The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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Current Version:
2002
in August 1917, violence erupted in Houston, Texas, between black soldiers of the U.S. 24th Infantry Regiment and local white civilians. Over 100 black soldiers were court-martialed, and ... More
mutiny

mutiny n.   Reference library

The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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2002
an open rebellion against the proper authorities, especially by soldiers or sailors against their officers: a mutiny by those manning the weapons could trigger a global war... v. ... More
mutinous

mutinous adj.((of a soldier or sailor))   Reference library

The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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2002

refusing to obey the orders of a person in authority. ...

mutinously adv.

mutinously adv.

mutineer

mutineer n.   Reference library

The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military

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Current Version:
2002

a soldier or sailor who rebels or refuses to obey the orders of a person in authority. ...

mutiny

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The Oxford Dictionary of Phrase and Fable (2 ed.)

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Current Version:
2006

an open rebellion against the proper authorities, especially by soldiers or sailors against their officers. The word comes (in the mid 16th century) from obsolete ...

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