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Napoleon's Art of War (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)
     

Napoleon's Art of War (Barnes & Noble Digital Library)

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by Napoleon Bonaparte
 

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This edition includes a modern introduction and a list of suggested further reading.
 

Napoleon has been called a giant for the ages, and his influence resonates to this day not only in the field of military endeavor but also in law and governance. His military maxims, captured here in Napoleon's Art of War, are timeless

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This edition includes a modern introduction and a list of suggested further reading.
 

Napoleon has been called a giant for the ages, and his influence resonates to this day not only in the field of military endeavor but also in law and governance. His military maxims, captured here in Napoleon's Art of War, are timeless principles applicable to many aspects of life. To contextualize each of the seventy-eight pithy maxims, General Burnod provides brief explanatory expositions.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781411466234
Publisher:
Barnes & Noble
Publication date:
03/13/2012
Series:
Barnes & Noble Digital Library
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
160
Sales rank:
1,282,442
File size:
204 KB

Meet the Author



Napoleon Bonaparte was born on the island of Corsica in 1769 to a family of minor nobility. He held his first significant command of troops when he was twenty-four years old, and by 1804 he had declared himself emperor. Arguably his greatest victory came at Austerlitz, where he defeated the combined forces of Russia and Austria in 1805. Finally defeated and consigned to exile by the combined powers of Europe at Waterloo in 1815, Napoleon spent his remaining years burnishing his legend. He was always his own best biographer and publicist, leaving countless maxims to be transcribed by his disciples.

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