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Napoleon's Marshals

By: R. P. Dunn-Pattison
Published By: Double9 Books
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"Napoleon's Marshals" by R. P. Dunn-Pattison is a comprehensive exploration of military leadership and strategy during the Napoleonic Wars. In this authoritative historical work, Dunn-Pattison delves into the lives and careers of Napoleon Bonaparte's trusted marshals, offering readers a fascinating glimpse into the inner workings of one of history's most formidable military machines. With meticulous research and vivid storytelling, Dunn-Pattison brings to life the colorful personalities and strategic brilliance of Napoleon's marshals, from the legendary figures like Ney and Murat to lesser-known but equally influential commanders. Through their triumphs and setbacks, readers gain insight into the complexities of warfare and the crucial role played by leadership in shaping the course of history. As Dunn-Pattison traces the marshals' rise to power and their ultimate fates on the battlefield, he provides a nuanced portrayal of the Napoleonic era, highlighting the political intrigue, personal rivalries, and strategic genius that defined the age. From the grandeur of the battlefield to the intricacies of court politics, "Napoleon's Marshals" offers a gripping narrative that will captivate military history enthusiasts and general readers alike. With its blend of scholarship and narrative flair, Dunn-Pattison's work stands as an essential contribution to the study of Napoleonic history, shedding new light on the men who shaped an era and the wars that changed the course of Europe.

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R. P. Dunn-Pattison

Richard Phillipson Dunn Pattison was a British soldier and academic historian who specialized in military history. Pattison was the son of Alexander Dunn Pattison, an advocate for Old Kilpatrick in Dumbarton, and his wife Minnie Phillipson. He served with the 91st Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders. After studying at New College, Oxford, where he graduated first in the Final History School in 1901, he was appointed history lecturer at Magdalen College, Oxford, in late 1902. He went on to become a Fellow of the College and Professor of History at Oxford University. He became a prominent military historian, first writing War in 1904 and then Napoleon's Marshals in 1909. Dunn Pattison captained the Devonshire Regiment's 6th Battalion (Territorial) during World War I. He was killed in combat in Mesopotamia. Dunn Pattison married Mary Winifred Wilkes, who attended Girton College. She was Rev. Alpheus Wilkes' daughter and Paget Wilkes' sister, and she penned his biography. The couple has two daughters

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Product Details

  • Publisher: Double 9 Books
  • Publishing Year: 2024
  • Language: English
  • Paperback: 316 Pages
  • ISBN-10: 9363056597
  • ISBN-13: 9789363056596
  • Item Weight: 410.8g
  • Dimension : 216 x 140 x 17.5mm
  • Reading age: 10+
  • Country of Origin : India
  • Importer: Double 9 Books
  • Packer: Double 9 Books
  • Book Type : History / General