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Title 1813 : empire at bay : the Sixth Coalition and the downfall of Napoleon / by Jonathon Riley.
Author Riley, J. P. (Jonathon P.), author.
Publication Barnsley : Praetorian, 2013.
Description 1 online resource
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Contents Title Page; Copyright Page; Table of Contents; Table of Figures; List of Plates; Abbreviations; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Chapter 1 -- Europe Re-arms: the Aftermath of Napoleon's Crisis in Russia, December 1812-March 1813; Chapter 2 -- Spain and Portugal, Winter 1812-Spring 1813; Chapter 3 -- The Spring Campaign in Central Europe and the Battles of Lutzen and Bautzen, April-May 1813; Chapter 4 -- The Austrian Mediation and the Congress of Prague, June-August 1813; Chapter 5 -- The Campaign of Vitoria, May-July 1813; Chapter 6 -- The Battles in the Pyrenees, 25 July-2 August 1813 '
Chapter 7 -- The Battles on the Frontier, August-October 1813Chapter 8 -- The Battles of Dresden, Kulm, Dennewitz and the Katzbach, August-October 1813; Chapter 9 -- The Battle of the Nations: Leipzig, 13-19 October 1813; Chapter 10 -- The Strategic Flanks: North America and the Mediterranean, 1813; Chapter 11 -- The Invasion of France, November -- December 1813; Select Bibliography; Index of Persons.
Summary 1813 was a critical year in the world war that ended with the downfall of Napoleon. In a series of major battles, the converging armies of the Sixth Coalition drove the French forces back. This was the year in which the balance of power tipped decisively against Napoleon's First Empire, and that is why Jonathon Riley's highly readable and timely new study is so important. He covers the operations in central Europe and Spain, where the allies broke French power, humbled Napoleon and laid the foundations for the Congress of Vienna and the European settlement that endured for the next fifty years.
Note Print version record.
Subject Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Military leadership.
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821. (OCoLC)fst00035482
Wars of Liberation (1813-1814) (OCoLC)fst01170853
Wars of Liberation, 1813-1814.
France -- Foreign relations -- 1792-1815.
HISTORY -- Europe -- Western.
Diplomatic relations. (OCoLC)fst01907412
Command of troops. (OCoLC)fst00869220
France. (OCoLC)fst01204289
1792-1815
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Related To Print version: Riley, J.P. (Jonathon P.). 1813 9781783033973 (OCoLC)851390748
ISBN 9781783468706 (electronic bk.)
178346870X (electronic bk.)

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