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Title:
Napoleon on war
Author:
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821, author.
Uniform Title:
Works. Selections. English. 2015
Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2015.
Physical Description:
viii, 484 pages ; 24 cm
Summary:
A systematic attempt to put Napoleon's thinking on war and strategy into a single volume. Taken from correspondence, other writings, and especially the notebooks of General Bertrand, the Emperor's companion on St. Helena--published here for the first time--annotated and organized to follow the framework of Clausewitz's On war.
General Note:
"Originally published as Napoléon: De la guerre, ©Perrin, 2011"--Title page verso.
Language:
English
Contents:
book 1. The nature of war -- book 2. The theory of war -- book 3. On strategy in general -- book 4. The engagement -- book 5. Military forces -- book 6. Defence -- book 7. Attack -- book 8. War plans.
ISBN:
9780199685561
Format :
Book