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Title The first total war : Napoleon's Europe and the birth of modern warfare as we know it / by David A. Bell.
Author Bell, David A. (David Avrom)
Publication New York : Houghton Mifflin Company, 2007.
Description 1 online resource (x, 420 pages) : illustrations, maps, portraits.
text file
Call # eBOOK
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [360]-396) and index.
Contents Officers, gentlemen, and poets -- Conscience, commerce, and history -- Declaring peace; declaring war -- The last crusade -- The exterminating angels -- The lure of the eagle -- Days of glory -- War's red altar.
Summary Describes how the Enlightenment and the French Revolution led to the first total war in history during the age of Napoleon, when embodiments of modern-day warfare such as conscription, guerrilla warfare, and unconditional surrender made their first appearance.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Military leadership.
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815.
Military history, Modern.
War and society -- History.
France -- History, Military -- 1789-1815.
Europe -- History, Military -- 1789-1815.
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821. (OCoLC)fst00035482
Napoleonic Wars (1800-1815) (OCoLC)fst01032683
Military history, Modern. (OCoLC)fst01021239
Military leadership. (OCoLC)fst01185276
War and society. (OCoLC)fst01170447
Europe. (OCoLC)fst01245064
France. (OCoLC)fst01204289
1789 - 1815
Genre Electronic books.
History. (OCoLC)fst01411628
Military history. (OCoLC)fst01411630
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc.
Related To Print version: Bell, David Avrom. First total war 9780618919819 (OCoLC)154696333
ISBN 9780547525297 (electronic bk.)
054752529X (electronic bk.)

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