Napoleon's Last Victory and the Emergence of Modern War / Edition 1

Napoleon's Last Victory and the Emergence of Modern War / Edition 1

by Robert M. Epstein
     
 

Epstein argues that the true origins of modern war can be found in the Franco-Austrian War of 1809. He examines 1809 in terms of the evolving systems of recruitment, organization, and command used by both sides.See more details below

Overview

Epstein argues that the true origins of modern war can be found in the Franco-Austrian War of 1809. He examines 1809 in terms of the evolving systems of recruitment, organization, and command used by both sides.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780700607518
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas
Publication date:
06/28/1994
Series:
Modern War Studies Series
Edition description:
Reprint
Pages:
232
Sales rank:
1,433,869
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.53(d)

Table of Contents

List of Maps

Key to Symbols

Foreword

Acknowledgments

1. Introduction

2. The Transformation of Warfare

3. Armies for Germany

4. Armies for Italy

5. War along the Danube

6. Crisis in Italy

7. Victory in Italy

8. The March on Vienna and the Battle of Aspern-Essling

9. Junction

10. The Wagram Campaign: The First Phase

11. The Wagram Campaign: The Second Phase

12. The Emergence of Modern War

Appendix A: Terms Used in the Text

Appendix B: French Order of Battle

Appendix C: Austrian Order of Battle

Appendix D: Note on Ranks of General Officers

Notes

Bibliography

Index

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