Giant of the Grand Siècle: The French Army, 1610-1715

Giant of the Grand Siècle: The French Army, 1610-1715

by John A. Lynn, Lynn John a.
     
 

A detailed revisionist analysis of the seventeenth-century French army.See more details below

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A detailed revisionist analysis of the seventeenth-century French army.

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ISBN-13:
9780521032483
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press
Publication date:
10/28/2006
Pages:
672
Product dimensions:
5.98(w) x 8.98(h) x 1.34(d)

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Table of Contents

Preface; Acknowledgements; Part I. Context and Parameters: 1. Contexts of military change in the Grand Siècle; 2. Army growth; Part II. Administration and Supply: 3. The military administration; 4. Food and fodder; 5. Providing other essentials; 6. The tax of violence and contributions; Part III. Command: 7. The costs of regimental command; 8. The culture of command; 9. The high command; Part IV. The Rank and File: 10. Army composition; 11. Recruitment; 12. Discipline and desertion; 13. Elements of morale and motivation: dependence and loyalty; Part V. The Practice of War: 14. Weaponry and tactics; 15. Learning and practising the art of field warfare; 16. Positional warfare; Epilogue: insights on state formation; Bibliography; Index.

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