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The Military Maxims of Napoleon (Hardback)
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The Military Maxims of Napoleon (Hardback)

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Hardback 256 Pages / Published: 15/12/2002
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The principles of warfare by Napoleon 78 of Napoleon's maxims placed in context by David Chandler A new edition of this classic insight into Napoleon's genius for war This is a distillation of the knowledge, intuition and wisdom of history's greatest military commander. Napoleon's success was built upon practical experience combined with his own study of classical warfare and his natural grasp of the key principles of war. His thoughts, theories and commentaries on the subject are here presented in the form of accessible and readable maxims and these, with explanatory comments, reveal the fundamentals of Napoleon's art of waging war. David Chandler has added to the explanatory comments and provided the necessary context for modern readers to compare Napoleon's principles with the experience of war in the modern age. This revealing guide presents Napoleon's principles of war and his art of conducting statecraft; it is a fascinating insight into a great mind and a unique collection of tenets on warfare in the Napoleonic era. Dr David G. Chandler is the foremost expert on Napoleonic warfare, the military campaigns of Napoleon and the campaigns of the Duke of Marlborough. His seminal works include The Campaigns of Napoleon, On the Napoleonic Wars and The Dictionary of the Napoleonic Wars.

Publisher: Greenhill Books
ISBN: 9781853675126
Number of pages: 256
Weight: 327 g
Dimensions: 129 x 191 x 25 mm
Edition: New edition

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