The French Revolutionary Wars.Material type: TextSeries: eBooks on Demand.Essential Histories: Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013Description: 1 online resource (223 p.).ISBN: 9781135977344.Subject(s): Civil-military relations -- France -- History -- 18th century | France -- History -- Revolution, 1789-1799 -- Campaigns | France -- Politics and government -- 1789-1799 | Military art and science -- France -- History -- 18th centuryGenre/Form: Electronic books.Additional physical formats: Print version:: The French Revolutionary WarsDDC classification: 944.04 LOC classification: DC151 .B62 2013Online resources: Click here to view this ebook.
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Front Cover; Half Title; Title Page; Copyright; Contents; Introduction; Chronology; Historical rivalries; Opposing strength; A clash of ideologies; The first and second coalitions; William Dillon: A midshipman in the Royal Navy; The impact of conflict; Emma Hamilton: British Ambassadress at Naples; Hohenlinden and Copenhagen; Conclusion and consequences; Further reading; Index
Europe's great powers formed two powerful coalitions against France, yet force of numbers, superior leadership and the patriotic fervor of France's citizen-soldiers not only defeated each in turn, but closed the era of small, professional armies fighting for limited political objectives. This period produced commanders such as Napoleon and Nelson, whose names remain a by-word for excellence to this day. From Italy to Egypt Napoleon demonstrated his strategic genius and mastery of tactics in battles including Rivoli, the Pyramids and Marengo. Nelson's spectacular sea victories at the Nile an
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