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The Resource The first total war : Napoleon's Europe and the birth of warfare as we know it, David A. Bell

The first total war : Napoleon's Europe and the birth of warfare as we know it, David A. Bell

Label
The first total war : Napoleon's Europe and the birth of warfare as we know it
Title
The first total war
Title remainder
Napoleon's Europe and the birth of warfare as we know it
Statement of responsibility
David A. Bell
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
The author maintains that modern attitudes toward total war were conceived during the Napoleonic era; and argues that all the elements of total war were evident including conscription, unconditional surrender, disregard for basic rules of war, mobilization of civilians, and guerrilla warfare
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Bell, David A.
Dewey number
940.2/7
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
DC202.1
LC item number
.B39 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Napoleon
  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815
  • Military history, Modern
  • War and society
  • France
  • Europe
Label
The first total war : Napoleon's Europe and the birth of warfare as we know it, David A. Bell
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [360]-396) and index
Contents
  • lure of the eagle
  • Days of glory
  • War's red altar
  • Officers, gentlemen, and poets
  • Conscience, commerce, and history
  • Declaring peace; declaring war
  • The
  • last crusade
  • The
  • exterminating angels
  • The
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 420 p.
Isbn
9780618349654
Lccn
2006023077
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • 1619649
  • (OCoLC)ocm70335302
  • (OCoLC)70335302
  • 1619649
Label
The first total war : Napoleon's Europe and the birth of warfare as we know it, David A. Bell
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. [360]-396) and index
Contents
  • lure of the eagle
  • Days of glory
  • War's red altar
  • Officers, gentlemen, and poets
  • Conscience, commerce, and history
  • Declaring peace; declaring war
  • The
  • last crusade
  • The
  • exterminating angels
  • The
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
x, 420 p.
Isbn
9780618349654
Lccn
2006023077
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • 1619649
  • (OCoLC)ocm70335302
  • (OCoLC)70335302
  • 1619649

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