The Napoleonic Wars : a very short introduction

Mike Rapport

The Napoleonic Wars have an 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 brief outline of the wars, introducing the tactics, strategies, and weaponry of the time. Presented in three parts, he considers the origins and course of the wars, the ways and means in which it was fought, and the social and political legacy it has left to the world today. ABOUT THE SERIES: The Very Short Introductions series from Oxford University Press contains hundreds of titles in almost every subject area. These pocket-sized books are the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly. Our expert authors combine facts, analysis, perspective, new ideas, and enthusiasm to make interesting and challenging topics highly readable.

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  • Introduction
  • 1. Origins
  • 2. Course
  • 3. A revolutionary war
  • 4. Soldiers and civilians
  • 5. The war at sea
  • 6. The people's war
  • 7. Legacies
  • References

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書名 The Napoleonic Wars : a very short introduction
著作者等 Rapport, Michael
Rapport Mike
シリーズ名 Very short introductions
出版元 Oxford University Press
刊行年月 2013
ページ数 xiv, 149 p.
大きさ 18 cm
ISBN 9780199590964
NCID BB11720250
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言語 英語
出版国 イギリス