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Author Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821, author.

Title Napoleon on war / edited by Bruno Colson ; translated by Gregory Elliott.

Published Oxford, United Kingdom : Oxford University Press, 2015.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  355.02 NAPO    AVAILABLE
Uniform title Works. Selections. English. 2015.
Edition First edition.
Physical description viii, 484 pages ; 24 cm
Notes "Originally published as Napoléon: De la guerre, ©Perrin, 2011"--Title page verso.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 463-469) and index.
Contents book 1. The nature of war -- book 2. The theory of war -- book 3. On strategy in general -- book 4. The engagement -- book 5. Military forces -- book 6. Defence -- book 7. Attack -- book 8. War plans.
Summary A systematic attempt to put Napoleon's thinking on war and strategy into a single volume. Taken from correspondence, other writings, and especially the notebooks of General Bertrand, the Emperor's companion on St. Helena--published here for the first time--annotated and organized to follow the framework of Clausewitz's On war.
Other author Colson, Bruno, editor.
Bertrand, Henri-Gratien, comte, 1773-1844, contributor.
Elliott, Gregory, translator.
Subject Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821 -- Military leadership.
Clausewitz, Carl von, 1780-1831. Vom Kriege.
Military art and science -- France -- History -- 19th century -- Sources.
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815 -- Campaigns -- Sources.
Variant Title On war.
Standard Number 9780199685561
ISBN 9780199685561