History / History & Prediction  -Military / Swords Around a Throne by John R Elting John R Elting Weidenfeld Nicholson, 1988: first edition green cloth hardcover with gilt lettering to spine: decorative dust jacket: approximately 160 x 240 mm tall: maps to endpapers: 769 pages including index: black and white illustrations. Synopsis: A detailed and comprehensive  examination of Napoleon's Grande Armee, the extraordinary military machine which enabled  him to reshape Europe and the arts of war. Using historical sources the author exposes the army's  complexities,  origins , development, command system, organisation,  arms and services, logistics, weapons, tactics, discipline, and ultimate collapse , Contents  as follows:  Preface and Acknowledgement, Points of Information, Prologue, All the King's Horses and the King's Men: The Royal Army, "Liberte, Egalite,  Fraternitie": the Armies of the Revolution, Enter la  Grande Armie, The Imperial Way, Grand Quatier - General , Tall in the Saddle and Under the Rose, Much High Brass and Some Low Brows, They Also Served, Garde Imperiale, Poor Bloody Infantry, The High Horsemen, Is It with Artillery that One Makes War, Genie: ' The Jesuit's of the Army ', Wherever a Comrade May Need My Help, Matters Nautical: La Marine, Remounts and Replacements, Trumpets and Drums and Cuckoos, Regiments Etrangers,  Law and Order: La Force Publique and L' Armie de L' Interieur : Discipline and Disciplinary Units, Dressed to Kill, Marches and Bivouacs, Haut les Armes ! : Weapons and Ammunition, Voici l'Ennemi, Srategy and Tactics, Logistics, Soupe , Pret et Comptibilite , Men, Morale, Loot, and Baubles, Vivandieres, Blanchisseuses, Enfants,  et Bric-a Brac , Legitimacy Returns-Temporarily, Les Cents Jours, Tout est Fini, Appendix A: Comparative Napoleonic and United States Military Grades, Appendix B: Glossary of Military Terms, Notes, Bibliography, Index. Condition: very clean and good overall. used books
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  • Book Title: Swords Around a Throne
  • Author: John R Elting
  • ISBN: 0297795902
  • Publisher: Weidenfeld and Nicolson
  • Year Published: 1988
  • Our Price: £27.50 GBP ($44.83 USD)
  • Description: Weidenfeld Nicholson, 1988: first edition green cloth hardcover with gilt lettering to spine: decorative dust jacket: approximately 160 x 240 mm tall: maps to endpapers: 769 pages including index: black and white illustrations. Synopsis: A detailed and comprehensive examination of Napoleon's Grande Armee, the extraordinary military machine which enabled him to reshape Europe and the arts of war. Using historical sources the author exposes the army's complexities, origins , development, command system, organisation, arms and services, logistics, weapons, tactics, discipline, and ultimate collapse , Contents as follows: Preface and Acknowledgement, Points of Information, Prologue, All the King's Horses and the King's Men: The Royal Army, "Liberte, Egalite, Fraternitie": the Armies of the Revolution, Enter la Grande Armie, The Imperial Way, Grand Quatier - General , Tall in the Saddle and Under the Rose, Much High Brass and Some Low Brows, They Also Served, Garde Imperiale, Poor Bloody Infantry, The High Horsemen, Is It with Artillery that One Makes War, Genie: ' The Jesuit's of the Army ', Wherever a Comrade May Need My Help, Matters Nautical: La Marine, Remounts and Replacements, Trumpets and Drums and Cuckoos, Regiments Etrangers, Law and Order: La Force Publique and L' Armie de L' Interieur : Discipline and Disciplinary Units, Dressed to Kill, Marches and Bivouacs, Haut les Armes ! : Weapons and Ammunition, Voici l'Ennemi, Srategy and Tactics, Logistics, Soupe , Pret et Comptibilite , Men, Morale, Loot, and Baubles, Vivandieres, Blanchisseuses, Enfants, et Bric-a Brac , Legitimacy Returns-Temporarily, Les Cents Jours, Tout est Fini, Appendix A: Comparative Napoleonic and United States Military Grades, Appendix B: Glossary of Military Terms, Notes, Bibliography, Index. Condition: very clean and good overall.
  • Condition: See Above
  • Dustcover: Yes
  • Binding: Hardback
  • Type: Used Books

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