Jan 18, 2020
The Napoleonic Wars, 1803-1815
Posted by DavidGates

There is a mass of literature on Napoleon and his times, yet there are but a handful of scholarly works that seek to cover the Napoleonic Wars in their entirety, and fewer still that place the conflict in any broader frameworks This new study redresses the balance Drawing on recent findings and applying a total history approach, it covers the causes and effects of theThere is a mass of literature on Napoleon and his times, yet there are but a handful of scholarly works that seek to cover the Napoleonic Wars in their entirety, and fewer still that place the conflict in any broader frameworks This new study redresses the balance Drawing on recent findings and applying a total history approach, it covers the causes and effects of the conflict and its place in the evolution of modern warfare.

  • Title: The Napoleonic Wars, 1803-1815
  • Author: DavidGates
  • ISBN: 9780340614471
  • Page: 424
  • Format: Paperback
  • The Napoleonic Wars There is a mass of literature on Napoleon and his times yet there are but a handful of scholarly works that seek to cover the Napoleonic Wars in their entirety and fewer still that place the conflic

    MarcosKtulu

    A reprint of the title originally released in 1997, Gates work condenses the state of knowledge of the era by the late nineties, which draws a lot from 70 s and 80 s secondary sources, with by then already massive bibliography Most is summed in a final bibliographical essay Not leaving doubts about the author s grade of command of the topic, it is not altogether clear what he sets out to do an introduction, a general survey, a military account, an epochal characterization of socio political cond [...]


    Mark

    A good, basic summary of both the military and diplomatic aspects of the Napoleonic Wars which is what I was looking for , though it could ve used attention to naval matters.


    Trish

    A decent, readable and comprehensive overview of the Napoleonic Wars period I did detect a slight pro Napoleon bias at times, but not too badly The thing that did annoy me though was both the British contribution to the Peninsula War, and the Waterloo Campaign, were rather dismissed as lots of people have written about this, so I m not going to go into much detail , when surely that should also be true of the rest of the Napoleonic Wars Still, all in all a useful primer.


    Cynic

    Dry, but interesting Gates gives an interesting viewpoint instead of focus on just Napoleon, he takes the entire European view, with it s infighting and political deception.



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