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Page 1 of 1 Start over Page studjes of 1. Com rated it really liked it Jun 16, A classic of military thought that merits a place alongside the works of Clausewitz and Sun Tzu, Battle Studies was studiws published in Paris ten years after the death of its author, French army officer Charles Ardant du Picq — Spiller has rescued this unique inquiry from obscurity and caricature. This is an awesome book about battle tactics that are still relevant today and most importantly Leadership.

Scholars in military studies, military history, war and society, and European history, just to name a few fields, will find this book invaluable. Amazon Dtudies Digital Educational Resources. Then you can start reading Kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or computer – no Kindle device required.


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Battle Studies by Charles Jean Jacques Joseph Ardant Du Picq

Uses examples from ancient times to the 19th century, when it was written. Traditional studies of battles often suffer from being too schematic in their portrayal of combat. Combat is the object, the cause of being, and the supreme manifestation of an army. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. It must be based on the fact that we are not passively obedient instruments, but very nervous and restless people, who wish to finish things quickly and to know in advance where we are going.

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The Face of Battle by John Keegan is another excellent book which could be read in conjunction with this one. One person found this helpful. You must have JavaScript enabled in your browser to utilize the functionality of this website. Art Mitchell rated it it was amazing Jul 26, Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.


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Battle studies; ancient and modern battle

Decorated for valor in the Crimean War, killed in the Franco-Prussian War, he never lived to see its eclipse. It may be asked how seventy thousand men could have let themselves be slaughtered, without defense, by thirty-six thousand men less well-armed, when pixq combatant had but one man before him.

Please try again later. This eye-opening book about the nature of combat was just amazing. Every measure that does not keep combat as the object of the army is fatal. Randy rated it it was amazing Mar 16, Though we have made best efforts – the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience.