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The great commanders of the early modern world

Author: Andrew Roberts
Publisher: London : Quercus, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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What qualities made the Duke of Wellington a strategic genius? How did Oliver Cromwell, a gentleman farmer create an army that overthrew a king and changed the course of British history? Why was Simon Bolivar able to overcome early reverses to become the greatest figure in the Latin American struggle against Spanish colonialism? The answers to these and a myriad other fascinating questions can be found in Great  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Roberts
ISBN: 9780857385901 0857385909
OCLC Number: 751725990
Description: vi, 426 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: Maurice of Nassau --
Gustavus Adolphus --
Count Tilly --
Oliver Cromwell --
Vicomte de Turenne --
Duke of Marlborough --
Prince Eugène of Savoy --
Charles XII --
Maurice, Comte de Saxe --
Frederick the Great --
Robert Clive --
James Wolfe --
Nathanael Greene --
Napoleon Bonaparte --
Duke of Wellington --
Louis-Nicolas Davout --
Mikhail Kutuzov --
Carl von Clausewitz --
Simón Bolívar --
Shaka Zulu --
Garibaldi --
Robert E. Lee --
'Stonewall' Jackson --
George Meade --
Ulysses S. Grant --
William T. Sherman.
Responsibility: by Andrew Roberts.

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A magisterial survey of the military giants of the early modern world.  Read more...

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