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Napoleon's Men: The Soldiers of the Revolution and Empire


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August 2006

Beschreibung

Beschreibung

Napoleon's soldiers marched across Europe from Lisbon to Moscow, and from Germany to Dalmatia. Many of the men, mostly conscripted by ballot, had never before been beyond their native village. This work provides an insight into the experiences and emotions of soldiers who risked their lives at Austerlitz, Wagram and Borodino.

Inhaltsverzeichnis

Illustrations; Introduction; Acknowledgements; 1 The Armies of the Revolution and Empire; 2 The Soldiers and their Writings; 3 Official Representation of War; 4 The Voice of Patriotism; 5 From Valmy to Moscow; 6 Everyday Life in the Armies; 7 The Lure of Family and Farm; 8 From One War to Another; Notes; Bibliography; Index.

Portrait

ALAN FORREST is the author of The Soldiers of the French Revolution. He is Professor of History at the University of York.

Pressestimmen

"A very useful book for those interested in the common soldier across the ages or in the era of the French wars." -NYMAS Review, 2008
EAN: 9781852855307
ISBN: 1852855304
Untertitel: Sprache: Englisch.
Verlag: BLOOMSBURY ACADEMIC UK
Erscheinungsdatum: August 2006
Seitenanzahl: 248 Seiten
Format: kartoniert
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