The Encyclopedia of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars [3 volumes]: A Political, Social, and Military History (Hardback)
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The Encyclopedia of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars [3 volumes]: A Political, Social, and Military History (Hardback)

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Hardback 1213 Pages / Published: 30/08/2006
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This comprehensive three-volume work on the French Revolution and Napoleon's rule and campaigns covers a wide range of military, political, social, and cultural events and personalities during a time of dramatic change in Europe.


* Nearly 900 A-Z entries on the military, political, cultural, and social aspects of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars

* More than 100 contributors drawn from North America and across Europe, including a wide range of academics, independent historians, and others with specialist knowledge of their respective subjects

* Ten contextual essays providing useful background information on war, society, politics, science, diplomacy, art, and other subjects

* A range of primary source documents totaling more than 50,000 words, including first-hand accounts of battles, treaty texts, key state papers, and more

* Approximately 100 illustrations including battles on land and at sea; commanders representing all the major belligerent powers; and sovereigns and political leaders from a range of nations

* 65 maps, including depictions of Europe at the start and conclusion of the wars; major battles and campaigns, including troop movements; and the political changes produced by major treaties and international conferences including those at Campo Formio (1797), Amiens (1802), and the Congress of Vienna (1815)

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781851096466
Number of pages: 1213
Weight: 4187 g
Dimensions: 279 x 216 x 94 mm


MEDIA REVIEWS
"Overall, this is a fantastic resource for anyone researching the period. It is straightforward and user-friendly enough to be helpful to the beginner, but the detail and extensive references will appeal to the more advanced and experienced researcher as well. Recommended for academic and large public libraries." - Booklist
"This will be a valuable addition to the European history collections in large public libraries." - School Library Journal
"Highly recommended. Lower-level undergraduates through faculty/researchers." - Choice
"Scholars and students researching this era will find the Encyclopedia of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars a rich source of information about this seminal time in European history. . . . Academic libraries, along with larger public libraries where there is interest, will want to add this work to their reference collections." - Against the Grain
"Encyclopedia of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars: A Political, Social and Military History is a top pick for any high school to college-level collection where the French Revolution or Napoleonic Wars are taught" - Midwest Book Review
"The book is appropriate for larger public and academic libraries, as well as for larger secondary school libraries." - Napoleon Series Reviews

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