History Of The War In The Peninsula And In The South Of France From The Year 1807 To The Year 1814 Vol.lll

By: W. F. P. Napier
Published By: Double9 Books
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"History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France from the Year 1807 to the Year 1814, Vol. 3" is a comprehensive account of the tumultuous period of conflict during the Napoleonic Wars. Authored by William Francis Patrick Napier, the book vividly narrates the military campaigns and battles, and also political developments that occurred in the Iberian Peninsula and other one southern France between 1807 and 1814. Napier's meticulous research and engaging writing style bring to life the strategic maneuvers and valiant efforts of various commanders and also armies involved, including the British and Portuguese, and other one Spanish forces fighting against Napoleon's imperial might. The volume delves into key events such as the Battles of Salamanca, Vitoria, and Toulouse, showcasing the shifting fortunes and struggles for supremacy in the region. Throughout the narrative, Napier analyzes the war's impact on the civilian populations and the social, economic, and political consequences it brought to the affected areas. The book offers valuable insights into the challenges faced by the allied forces, the complexities of coalition warfare, and the decisive moments that ultimately led to the downfall of Napoleon Bonaparte.

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W. F. P. Napier

William Francis Patrick Napier was a well-known British military commander and historian who lived from 1785 to 1860. His massive book, "History of the War in the Peninsula and in the South of France from the Year 1807 to the Year 1814," which is regarded as the canonical account of the Napoleonic Wars in the Iberian Peninsula, is what made him most famous. Napier, who was raised in a military household, enlisted in the British Army at an early age and participated in a number of conflicts during the course of his career. He had outstanding leadership qualities and was admired for his fearlessness and tactical prowess. Napier gained important insights from his first-hand experiences in the conflict, which he subsequently included in his historical books. He became well-known as a historian due to his thorough study and attention to detail. Napier's research on the Peninsular War continues to make an important addition to military history by providing an in-depth and interesting account of the fight. Napier worked in the military for numerous years and also wrote historical works in addition to his writings. His commitment to academic pursuits as well as military duty established his standing as a renowned figure in British history.

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2023
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 424Pages
  • ISBN-10:935939629X
  • ISBN-13:9789359396293
  • Item Weight: 636g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 23.3mm
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : History / General