The Art of Warfare in the Age of Napoleon
"... a most illuminating and readable general survey.... This book is well organized, well produced, and well written. It belongs among the ten most useful books on this period to the historian and... to the general reader." American Historical Review
"This splendid volume fills a gap in the vast outpouring of literature on the military aspects of the era of the French Rev...more
Rothenberg uses a great amount of sources and it shows in his writing.
The work is written in a military aspect. Therefore, most every importance is put in the weapons, strategy, tactics, battles, etc.
There is still a great amount of information and interesting interpretations on different events.
Overall, I felt the book was an OK read. It is easy to read, ...more
Mostly written in large walls of text that explain something with no sub headings. So not a very good book to just browse through.
I admit I skipped some parts and focused mostly on the bits that were about actual, on the field warfare instead of all the surrounding politics. But those parts are not the focus of the book and very short compared to the parts about warfare.
Read for UTSA course HIS 343 History of Modern Warfare.