Napoleonic Wars

Napoleonic Wars

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The complex and costly wars of Napoleon are related in concise, knowledgeable text accompanied by many b&w and color plates of historic representations, maps, diagrams, and photos of the sites today. Each of the volumes contains the history of one or a related pair of battles, with a description of the commanders on each side, the opposing armies, their plans, and their opening moves, followed by the detailed account of the battle itself. Each volume concludes with a short text describing the aftermath of the encounter, a guide to the battlefield as it exists today, a chronology, and short bibliography. The set includes the following battles: Marengo, Austerlitz, Jena, Vimeiro, Aspern and Wagram, EggmÜhl, Corunna, Busacco, Badajoz, Fuentes de OÑoro, Vittoria, Leipzig, LÜtzen and Bautzen, and Waterloo. Annotation ©2004 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)show more

Product details

  • Hardback | 96 pages
  • 178 x 254mm
  • ABC-CLIO
  • Greenwood Press
  • Westport, United States
  • English
  • 0275986101
  • 9780275986100

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?The complex and costly wars of Napoleon are related in concise, knowledgeable text accompanied by man b&w and color plates of historic representations, maps, diagrams, and photos of the sites today....Each volume concludes with a short text describing the aftermath of the encounter, a guide to the battlfield as it exists today, a chronology, and short bibilograpy.?-Reference & Research Book Newsshow more