Fighting Techniques of the Napoleonic Age Equipment, Combat Skills, and Tactics

Fighting Techniques

Amber Books, Michael Pavkovic, Rob S. Rice, Frederick S. Schneid, and Chris L. Scott

Thomas Dunne Books

0312375875

9780312375874

Hardcover

256 Pages

$35.00

CAD42.00

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In this thematically-organized, thoroughly-illustrated reference text, five expert authors describe the fighting techniques used at the height of Napoleon Bonaparte's empire. The book explores the tactics and strategy required to win battles and describes how the drastic changes in weapons technology and military systems altered the face of the battlefield permanently. Using specially-commissioned color and black and white artworks to illustrate the battles, equipment and tactics of the era, Fighting Techniques of the Napoleonic Age shows in detail how the battles that would define Europe for years to come were fought and won.

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Michael F. Pavkovic is Associate Professor of Strategy and Policy at the United States Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. He is the co-author of What is Military History? and has published on a variety of subjects in military history. Rob S. Rice is a Professor at the American Military University, teaching courses on Ancient and Modern Naval Warfare. He has published articles in the Oxford Companion to American Military History and The Reader's Guide to Military History, and contributed to Fighting Techniques of the Ancient World. Frederick C. Schneid is a Professor
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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

  • Amber Books, Michael Pavkovic, Rob S. Rice, Frederick S. Schneid, and Chris L. Scott

  • Robert B. Bruce is an Associate Professor of History at Sam Houston State University in Texas.  He is the award-winning author of numerous books on military history.  He is a member of the Napoleonic Historical Society.

    Iain Dickie has been a committee member of the Society of Ancients, the editor of Army & Navy Modelworld, Military Hobbies, and Miniature Wargames magazines.

    Kevin Kiley is a graduate of the United States Military Academy at West Point and is a retired Marine Corps artillery officer.  He is the author of Artillery of the Napoleonic Wars 1792-1815 and Once There Were Titans: Napoleon's Generals and Their Battles, 1800-1815.  He lives in North Carolina with his wife and his son.

    Michael F. Pavkovic is Associate Professor of Strategy and Policy at the United States Naval War College in Newport, Rhode Island. He is the co-author of What is Military History? and has published on a variety of subjects in military history.
     
    Frederick C. Schneid is a Professor of History at High Point University in North Carolina.  He has written several books on European warfare and is Southern Regional Director of the Society for Military History.
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