By Gregory Fremont-Barnes

ISBN-10: 1848840675

ISBN-13: 9781848840676

The armies of the Napoleonic Wars fought in a chain of devastating campaigns that disturbed the peace of Europe for twelve years, but the composition, association and struggling with potency of those forces obtain too little recognition. every one strength has a tendency to be tested in isolation or within the context of anyone conflict or crusade or because the device of a well-known commander. not often have those armies been studied jointly in one quantity as they're during this authoritative and engaging reassessment edited by way of Gregory Fremont-Barnes.

Leading specialists at the Napoleonic Wars were particularly commissioned to supply chapters on all the military that took half during this momentous period in ecu heritage. the result's a shiny comparative portrait of ten of the main major armies of the interval, and of army provider and conflict within the early 19th century. The ebook should be crucial interpreting and reference for all scholars of the Napoleonic era.

Covers the armies of Austria, Britain, the Confederation of the Rhine, the Duchy of Warsaw, France, the dominion of Italy, Portugal, Prussia, Russia and Spain.

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