On the Napoleonic wars : collected essays / by David G. Chandler.

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Published
  • London : Greenhill 1994
Physical description
270 p. : ill., maps, facsim. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
  • 9781853671586
  • 9781853673498
Notes
  • Includes bibliographical references (pages 256-264).
Contents
  • Preface : What is military history? -- The origins of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic wars -- The reconquest of Egypt : the British view -- The Egyptian Campaign of 1801 -- Adjusting the record : Napoleon and Marengo -- The Napoleonic marshalate -- Napoleon's masterpiece : Austerlitz, 2 December 1805 -- Column versus line : the case of Maida, 1806 -- The Battle of Sahagun, 1808 -- Wellington in the Peninsula : a reassessment -- Wellington and the guerrillas -- The Russian Army at war, 1807-1812 -- Borodino : 1812 -- Retreat from Moscow -- An undergroom at war : Edward Healey, 1815 -- How wars are decided : Napoleon -- the fall of a giant? -- Napoleon : classical military theory and the Jominian legacy -- Epilogue : Napoleon the man.
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Genre
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  • text
Language
  • English

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