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Published: 14 March 2013

144 Pages | c.10 black and white illustrations

6.9 x 4.4 inches

ISBN: 9780199590964

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The Napoleonic Wars: A Very Short Introduction

Mike Rapport

Very Short Introductions

  • Introduces the tactics, strategies, and weaponry used in the wars
  • Discusses the social, political, and institutional aspects of warfare in the Napoleonic era
  • Addresses the controversy as to how far the Napoleonic Wars can be differentiated from the Revolutionary Wars
  • Sets the wars in their broader historical context - in both European and global terms - exploring their social and political impact
  • Explains the significance of the wars, and their legacy, in both specific national contexts and from a wider global perspective
  • Part of the bestselling Very Short Introductions series - over six million copies sold worldwide