Deserters and Recruiters -a new blog post from Michael Martoccio

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In the process of his research into the business of war and urban space in the port of Genoa, Michael Martoccio has pondered the problem of desertion and recruitment and consequently how the viewing of military labour from the perspective of a fiscal-military hub can present a unique archival perspective.

Michael's blog takes as its starting point the story of six soldiers, two French and four Sardinian-Piedmontese, meetinig at the Inn of Andrea Rovegno one night in late June 1734...

Read the full blog post here