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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:978-0-618-91981-9
Publication Date:Jan 2008
Publisher:Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company
Book Format:Paperback
List Price:USD $16.99
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 acutally began much earlier, in the era of muskets, cannons, and sailing ships -- in the age of Napoleon. In a sweeping, evocative narrative, 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...
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Book Details
Pages:432
Detailed Subjects: History / Europe / General
History / Europe / France
Biography & Autobiography / Historical
History / Military / Napoleonic Wars
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.56 x 8.63 x 1.05 Inches
Book Weight:0.792 Pounds



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