Posted by Margie on August 06, 1997 at 02:36:52:
In reply to Re: Attitude toward Americans? posted by Caroline on August 04, 1997 at 14:45:22
I got the feeling from reading Patrick O'Brian's novels, which seem to be extremely well researched, that even war was conducted with more civility back then. For example, in his novels, the relationship between captured officers and their captors seems to be nearly that of guest to host.
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