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The First Total War

Napoleon's Europe and the Birth of Warfare as We Know It

The First Total War( )
Author: Bell, David A.
ISBN:978-0-618-34965-4
Publication Date:Jan 2007
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $27.00
Book Description:

The twentieth century is usually seen as "the century of total war," but as the historian David Bell argues in this landmark work, the phenomenon actually began much earlier, in the age of Napoleon. Bell takes us from campaigns of "extermination" in the blood-soaked fields of western France to savage street fighting in ruined Spanish cities to central European battlefields where tens of thousands died in a single day. Between 1792 and 1815, Europe plunged into an abyss of destruction,...
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Book Details
Pages:432
Detailed Subjects: Biography & Autobiography / Historical
History / Military / Napoleonic Wars
History / Europe / France
History / Europe / General
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):6.25 x 9.25 x 1.13 Inches
Book Weight:1.52 Pounds



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