The first total war : Napoleon's Europe and the birth of modern warfare

Published
  • London : Bloomsbury 2007
Physical description
x, 420 p. : ill., maps, ports.
ISBN
  • 0747577196 (hbk.)
  • 9780747577195 (hbk.)
  • 9780747579625 (pbk.)

Summary

  • In this tour de force of interpretative history, David A. Bell explains that Napoleon's was the first 'total' war in European history, when warfare was transformed into the hideous spectacle that seems ever present today.

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