Fighting Techniques of the Napoleonic World explores the tactics and strategy required to win battles with the technology available during the Napoleonic period (1789-1815), and points out how the development of such weapons technology changed the face of the battlefield. Divided into five sections it highlights:
Individual components of the armies: the foot soldier, the cavalryman and the artilleryman, the equipment they wore and used, and how they fought together. Technology change, the emergence of military professionalism, and the impact these changes had on the battlefield. How units were used together on the battlefield, and stragetic positioning of battle units. Specialist techniques and equipment developed for artillery. Naval warfare, from the ships in which the men fought to the weapons they carried.