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The History of Duelling Vol. II

By: J. G. Millingen
Published By: Double9 Books
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"The History of Duelling Vol. II" by J. G. Millingen delves into the intricate tapestry of duelling throughout history, exploring the evolution of this complex practice within European society. Through meticulous research and vivid storytelling, Millingen unravels the layers of tradition, honor, and conflict that have shaped the duelling phenomenon. In this comprehensive examination, Millingen navigates through the legal and societal frameworks that governed duels, shedding light on the intricate code of conduct and etiquette surrounding these encounters. From the choice of weapons to the rituals of courtship and challenge, each aspect of duelling is dissected with precision, revealing the underlying motivations and consequences. Within the pages of this volume, readers are transported to a bygone era where nobility and honor intersected with violence and conflict. Through vivid descriptions and historical accounts, Millingen paints a vivid picture of the duelling culture, offering insight into its societal implications and the enduring legacy it has left behind. "The History of Duelling Vol. II" stands as a testament to the complexities of honor, tradition, and violence within European society, providing a compelling glimpse into a fascinating chapter of history.

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J. G. Millingen

John Gideon Millingen (1782–1862) was a British army surgeon and author. He was the brother of James Millingen and uncle of Julius Michael Millingen. Millingen was born in Westminster to Dutch parents and studied medicine in Paris. In 1802, he joined the British Army as an assistant surgeon and served in the Peninsular War, earning a medal at Waterloo and the surrender of Paris. In 1823, he retired and was employed as a physician to the Chatham and Hanwell military asylums. In 1836, he was living in Covent Garden, London.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 224pages
  • ISBN-10: 9362209713
  • ISBN-13: 9789362209719
  • Item Weight: 291.2g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 12.6mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : Juvenile Nonfiction / History / General