David Chandler has long been regarded as the greatest interpreter in modern times of the Napoleonic Er. The 208 page book by Dr. Chandler is concerned in part with the sixty battles which Napoleon was engaged in from his early years in Corsica to his final military battle years later.
David Chandler has long been regarded as the greatest interpreter in modern times of the Napoleonic Era. His studies of the campaigns and tactics of Napoleon Bonaparte have set the standard for all subsequent writers. Each battle is scientifically covered with an emphasis on their impact on later historical development and the character of Napoleon both in his personal and military life.
To be sure, every operation Napoleon conducted contained unique improvisatory features. But there were from the first to the last certain basic principles of strategic maneuver and battlefield planning that he almost invariably put into practice.
David Geoffrey Chandler (15 January 1934 – 10 October 2004) was a British historian whose study focused on the Napoleonic era. As a young man he served briefly in the army, reaching the rank of captain. As a young man he served briefly in the army, reaching the rank of captain, and in later life he taught at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst. Oxford University awarded him the D. Litt. He held three visiting professorships: at Ohio State in 1970, at the Virginia Military Institute in 1988, and Marine Corps University in 1991.
David G. Chandler’s most popular book is The Campaigns of Napoleon. Books by David G. Chandler. Showing 30 distinct works. The Campaigns of Napoleon by. David G.
Napoleon’s success on the battlefield was built upon practical experience combined with his own study of classical .
Napoleon’s success on the battlefield was built upon practical experience combined with his own study of classical warfare and his natural grasp of the key principles of war. David Chandler, one of Britain’s greatest military historians, explains his thinking and offers fresh insights into the Napoleonic wars. To read this book, upload an EPUB or FB2 file to Bookmate.
Although David Chandler’s The Campaigns of Napoleon was written nearly half a century ago, it remains the . Of course Chandler wrote many other books, both about the Napoleonic Wars and other conflicts, but this one is undoubtedly his masterpiece.
Although David Chandler’s The Campaigns of Napoleon was written nearly half a century ago, it remains the standard work on the subject and represents a monumental work of scholarship. Join the Conversation.
David Chandler was a British historian who specialized in the Napoleonic era. Chandler, who died aged 70 in 2004, was for 15 years head of the war studies department at the Royal Military Academy, Sandhurst. Chandler-The Campaigns of Napoleon.
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The Campaigns of Napoleon. Chandler, David G. Very Good dust jacket. Internal SKU: C12G-00533. Introducing the elements of Napoleonic "grand tactics" as they developed in his Italian, Egyptian, and Syrian campaigns, Mr. Chandler shows how these principles were clearly conceived as early as the Battle of Castiglione, when Napoleon was only twenty -six. Several campaigns later, he was Emperor of France, busily constructing the Grande Armee.