Journals Higher Education



Published: 13 June 2017

496 Pages

8.5 x 5.3 inches

ISBN: 9780199685578

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Napoleon: On War

Edited by Bruno Colson

  • The book on war that Napoleon contemplated but never had the time or the will to complete
  • The first ever systematic and authoritative compilation of Napoleon's thinking on war and strategy
  • Reflects the almost unparalleled range of military experience of one of the most famous and successful military leaders in world history
  • Contains a wealth of previously undiscovered material, including a definition of strategy never before published
  • All texts cited in full and fully referenced, to provide a complete and convincing account of Napoleon's thinking on war and military affairs
  • Follows the framework of Clausewitz's On War, allowing a fascinating comparison with the ideas of his great Prussian interpreter and adversary