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The Napoleonic Wars : a very short introduction, Mike Rapport

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The Napoleonic Wars : a very short introduction
Title
The Napoleonic Wars
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a very short introduction
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Mike Rapport
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eng
Summary
"The Napoleonic Wars have an all-important place in the history of Europe, leaving their mark on European and world societies in a variety of ways. In many European countries, they provided the stimulus for radical social and political change--particularly in Spain, Germany, and Italy--and are frequently viewed in these places as the starting point of their modern histories. In this Very Short Introduction, Mike Rapport provides a compact overview of these pivotal wars. He begins with the French Revolution and the French Revolutionary wars of 1792-1803, which set the stage for the rise of Napoleon, and then examines the Napoleonic Wars in two acts--the years in which the French dominated the European landscape and the years when an allied Europe fought back, leading to Napoleon's final defeat at the Battle of Waterloo. Rapport sheds light on the social, political, and institutional aspects of warfare in the Napoleonic era, and he provides a fascinating discussion of the ways and means with which these wars were fought, looking at the tactics, strategies, and weaponry of the time. Finally, he illuminates the significance of the wars, and their legacy, in both specific national contexts and from a wider global perspective."--Publisher's website
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UKMGB
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940.2/7
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illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
DC226.3
LC item number
.R377 2013
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
Series statement
Very short introductions
Series volume
344
The Napoleonic Wars : a very short introduction, Mike Rapport
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The Napoleonic Wars : a very short introduction, Mike Rapport
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Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 129-140) and index
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
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Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Contents
Origins -- The French Revolutionary Wars, 1792-1802 -- The Napoleonic Wars, 1803-1815 -- Soldiers and civilians -- The war at sea -- The people's war -- Legacies
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18 cm.
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Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xiv, 149 pages
Isbn
9780199590964
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2012277398
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
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illustrations
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(OCoLC)810946295

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