The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World: From Marathon to Waterloo

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Edward Creasy’s 1851 military analysis of fifteen world battles is a classic of its genre. Appearing between Clausewitz’s On War (1832) and Ardant Du Picq’s Battle Studies (composed c.1870), The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World: From Marathon to Waterloo is essential reading for military scientists. 


Each chapter of Creasy’s strategy book dissects a different battle. The fifteen chapters are: 


I - THE BATTLE OF MARATHON 

II - DEFEAT OF THE ATHENIANS AT SYRACUSE, B.C. 413 

III - THE BATTLE OF ARBELA, B.C. 331 

IV - THE BATTLE OF THE METAURUS, B.C. 207 

V - VICTORY OF ARMINIUS OVER THE ROMAN LEGIONS UNDER VARUS, A.D. 9 

VI - THE BATTLE OF CHALONS, A.D. 451 

VII - THE BATTLE OF TOURS, A.D. 732 

VIII - THE BATTLE OF HASTINGS, 1066 

IX - JOAN OF ARC'S VICTORY OVER THE ENGLISH AT ORLEANS, A.D. 1429 

X - THE DEFEAT OF THE SPANISH ARMADA, A.D. 1588 

XI - THE BATTLE OF BLENHEIM, 1704 

XII - THE BATTLE OF PULTOWA, 1709 

XIII - VICTORY OF THE AMERICANS OVER BURGOYNE AT SARATOGA, A.D. 1777 

XIV - THE BATTLE OF VALMY 

XV – THE BATTLE OF WATERLOO, 1815 


This new edition of The Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World: From Marathon to Waterloo includes an annotated image gallery. 


Sir Edward Shepherd Creasy (1812-1878) was an English historian and jurist. His best known contribution to literature is his Fifteen Decisive Battles of the World (1851).

GENRE
Histoire
SORTIE
2015
17 décembre
LANGUE
EN
Anglais
LONGUEUR
418
Pages
ÉDITIONS
Enhanced Media
TAILLE
3
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