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Fighting Techniques of the Colonial Age: 1776--1914 Equipment, Combat Skills, and Tactics
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Fighting Techniques of the Colonial Age: 1776--1914 Equipment, Combat Skills, and Tactics

by Robert B. Bruce
 

An essential guide for military buffs and a comprehensive re - source for a transitional period in military history, Fighting Techniques of the Colonial Age shows in detail the methods by which European armies gained and lost ascendancy on the battlefields of the colonial era.

From the tactics required to win battles in a period when op - ponents were

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An essential guide for military buffs and a comprehensive re - source for a transitional period in military history, Fighting Techniques of the Colonial Age shows in detail the methods by which European armies gained and lost ascendancy on the battlefields of the colonial era.

From the tactics required to win battles in a period when op - ponents were often either heavily mismatched in technology, or employed entirely different strategies to outwit each other, Fighting Techniques of the Colonial Age explores this dynamic period of military history in full, covering campaigns including The Revolutionary War , The War of 1812, The Mexican War, the Crimean War , the Austro-Prussian War, the Franco-Prussian War, the Zulu War, the Sudan campaign, the Boer War and the Russo-Japanese War.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780312590925
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press
Publication date:
11/24/2009
Series:
Fighting Techniques Series
Pages:
256
Product dimensions:
7.50(w) x 9.70(h) x 1.20(d)

Meet the Author

ROBERT B. BRUCE is an Associate Professor of History at Sam Houston State University in Texas. He is an internationally recognized authority on the French Army. PHYLLIS G. JESTICE is chair of the History Department at the University of Southern Mississippi. She has contributed to several works on the history of warfare, including Fighting Techniques of the Medieval World. FREDERICK C. SCHNEID is a Professor of History at High Point University in North Carolina. He is southern regional director of the Society for Military History.

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