Napoleonic Wars books

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    French Napoleonic Infantry Tactics 1792-1815 (English, Paperback) Paddy Griffith

    Provides an analysis of the preparation of the French troops from manual regulations to the training ground, as well as a study of the changing quality of command and control within the army. This book explores the role of the French infantry at the apex of their powers and their role in these key battles.

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    Napoleon (Multiple languages, Hardback) Mr David Bell

    This book provides a concise, lively, up-to-date portrait of Napoleon Bonaparte's character and career, including his most important battles, while setting him firmly against the backdrop of the French Revolution of 1789.

    $17.78 $18.95
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  • Empire
    Empire of Chance (English, Hardback) Anders Engberg-Pedersen

    Anders Engberg-Pedersen shows how the Napoleonic Wars inspired a new discourse on knowledge in the West. Soldiers returning from battle were forced to reconsider what it is possible to know and how decisions are made in a fog of imperfect knowledge. Chance no longer appeared exceptional but normative--a prism for understanding the modern world.

    $39.17 $45.00
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    In the Peninsula with a French Hussar (English, Hardback) A J M De Rocca

    Dramatic and graphic recollections of a French officer in the Peninsular War.

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  • Waterloo
    Waterloo Battlefield Guide (English, Paperback) David Buttery

    This is a highly illustrated guide to the Waterloo battlefield and related sites. It includes a fascinating reconstruction of one of Europe's most decisive battles as well as analysis of the strategy, the tactics, the performance of the commanders.

    $21.33 $24.95
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    The Cavalry That Broke Napoleon (English, Hardback) Richard Goldsbrough

    The Cavalry that Broke Napoleon

    $23.80 $36.95
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    Napoleonic Naval Armaments 1792-1815 (English, Paperback) Chris Henry, Brian Delf

    Chris Henry here provides details of the whole spectrum of armaments carried by the vessels of the Napoleonic era. The tactical use of these weapons, including the organisation of anti-tank units and their conversion from infantry to artillery is covered.

    $16.93 $17.95
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    The Battle of Waterloo Experience (English, Hardback) Peter Snow, Dan Snow

    Tells the story of one of the world's most famous and important battles. This book helps you to relive this extraordinary moment in history by holding and examining rare or previously unpublished sketch maps, letters, orders, official papers and proclamations held by the National Army Museum and other archives and museums around Europe.

    $38.02 $49.95
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    The Prussian Army of the Lower Rhine 1815 (English, Paperback) Peter Hofschroer, Gerry Embleton

    Delving into original sources, including eyewitness accounts and regimental histories known only to German scholars, this book tells the story of the soldiers on the ground: how they were organised and drilled, their previous service; their march to the battlefield; and what they did when they got there.

    $13.49 $17.95
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    Wellington's Belgian Allies 1815 (English, Paperback) Ronald Pawly, Patrice Courcelle

    A study of the part of the Dutch-Belgian troops in Quatre Bras and Waterloo. A Napoleonic researcher presents the evidence regarding the Belgian units and explains their complex origins. The text is illustrated with monochrome studies and colour plates of troop uniforms.

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    Prelude to Waterloo Quatre Bras (English, Hardback) Andrew W. Field

    In-depth study of the critical battle that preceded Waterloo, based on French primary sources never published before in English. Published to mark the 200th anniversary of the battle this book questions previous assumptions and viewpoints.

    $28.72 $44.95
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  • Napoleon's
    Napoleon's Guns 1792-1815: Field Artillery v. 1 (English, Paperback) Rene Chartrand, Ray Hutchins

    Napoleon, as a young artilleryman, was trained with the Gribeauval system, created to standardize the French field artillery. This work deals with 4-, 8- and 12-pdr guns, light 1-pdr guns and later innovations such as the 6-pdr gun, which were used by Napoleon in Italy, Germany and Austria.

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    Napoleon's Red Lancers (English, Paperback) Ronald Pawly, Patrice Courcelle

    One of the most famous regiments of Napoleon's cavalry, the (Dutch) 2nd Light Horse Lancers of the Imperial Guard were known as the Red Lancers from their scarlet uniforms. This work looks at their organization, uniforms, weapons and tactics in detail.

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  • Fortresses
    Fortresses of the Peninsular War 1807-14 (English, Paperback) Ian Fletcher

    The major fortresses of the Iberian peninsular controlled the most important routes in and out of the country. Their renovation included the adding of ravelins, bastions, curtains, and counterscarps. This work examines these fortifications, their design, development and strategic importance.

    $15.87 $18.95
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    Napoleon's German Allies: Nassau and Oldenburg v.2 (English, Paperback) Otto von Pivka

    Part of the "Men-at-Arms" series, this book details the history, equipment and uniforms of Napoleon's German allies of Nassau and Oldenburg.

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  • Absolute War and the People's War Pack (English, Multiple copy pack) Mark Hewitson

    Two volumes by Mark Hewitson which explore the experiences of conflict in modern Germany, reassess the meaning of military conflict for the millions of German subjects, and interpret German conceptions of war at a time marked by the rise of nationalism and the breakdown of the existing states' system.

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    The News from Waterloo (Italian, Paperback) Brian Cathcart

    The Duke of Wellington's victory over Napoleon in 1815 at Waterloo ensured British dominance for the rest of the nineteenth century. The author has visited the battlefield, travelled the messengers' routes, and traced untapped British, French and Belgian records. This book offers an original perspective on a key moment in British history.

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  • Romanticism
    Romanticism in the Shadow of War (Paperback) Jeffrey N. Cox

    A fresh take on Romantic writers including Byron, the Shelleys, and Keats, within the culture of the Napoleonic War years.

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    The Battle of Waterloo (English, Hardback)

    Gives an unprecedented glimpse into how the battle of Waterloo was viewed in its immediate aftermath. This book offers a collection of reports of the battle from all sides, records of the orders issued to both armies, the official gazette sent by Wellington, and the firsthand accounts of French marshals.

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    Napoleon's Commanders: v.1 (English, Paperback) Philip J. Haythornthwaite, Patrice Courcelle

    This title details Napoleon's commanders. The commanders featured include Augereau, Bernadotte, Berthier, Carnot, Davout, Desaix, Junot, Kellerman, Kleber, Lannes, Lasalle, MacDonald, Massena, Moreau, Murat, Oudinot, Rapp, Serurier, Soult and Reynier.

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