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The emperor on the battlefield : Napoleon's worth as a military commander

Author: Felix Christoph Lotzin
Publisher: Hamburg : Anchor Academic Pub., 2013.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : Biography : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Hauptbeschreibung This book seeks to explore two working hypotheses: Firstly, that Napoleon's alleged military superiority in terms of skill and battlefield competence over his peers can be empirically quantified and proven. Secondly, that the results of Napoleonic warfare can be predicted by applying the theory of Contest Success Functions to these battles. To address these claims this book is organized into four  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Lotzin, Felix Christoph.
Emperor on the Battlefield: Napoleon's Worth as a Military Commander.
Hamburg : Diplomica Verlag, ©2012
Named Person: Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Napoleon, Emperor of the French
Material Type: Biography, Document, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Felix Christoph Lotzin
ISBN: 9783954895076 3954895072 3954890070 9783954890071
OCLC Number: 857080136
Notes: "Disseminate knowledge"--Cover.
Description: 1 online resource (iii, 77 pages :) : illustrations
Contents: The Emperor on the Battlefield; Table of Contents; Table of Figures; 1. Introduction; I Theory; 2. The Economy of Conflict --
The Second Approach; 3. Modelling Contest via the Contest Success Functions; II History; 4. The Essentials about Napoleonic Warfare; 5. The Data Set; III Modelling; 6. The Two Ways of Estimating a CSF; 7. Fitting the Ratio CSF via the Linear Probabilistic Model; 8. Fitting the Difference CSF via the Logit-Model; 9. Ratio Or Difference CSF? --
Comparing The Results; IV Résumé; 10. How much was Napoleon actually worth?; 11. Final Consideration and Summary; Bibliography.
Responsibility: Felix Christoph Lotzin.

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Hauptbeschreibung This book seeks to explore two working hypotheses: Firstly, that Napoleon's alleged military superiority in terms of skill and battlefield competence over his peers can be empirically quantified and proven. Secondly, that the results of Napoleonic warfare can be predicted by applying the theory of Contest Success Functions to these battles. To address these claims this book is organized into four sections: Theory: The first of the conceptual sections summarizes the theoretical underpinning behind the economical understanding of conflict. This so called.

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