Fighting Techniques of the Colonial Era : 1776-1914 Equipment, Combat Skills and Tactics

Description

An essential guide for military buffs and a comprehensive re - source for a transitional period in military history, "Fighting Techniques of the Colonial Age "shows in detail the methods by which European armies gained and lost ascendancy on the battlefields of the colonial era. From the tactics required to win battles in a period when op - ponents were often either heavily mismatched in technology, or employed entirely different strategies to outwit each other," Fighting Techniques of the Colonial Age "explores this dynamic period of military history in full, covering campaigns including The Revolutionary War, The War of 1812, The Mexican War, the Crimean War, the Austro-Prussian War, the Franco-Prussian War, the Zulu War, the Sudan campaign, the Boer War and the Russo-Japanese War.

Details

Author(s)
Robert B Bruce, Frederick C Schneid, Stuart Reid, Phyllis G Jestice, Rob S Rice
Format
Hardback | 256 pages
Dimensions
203.2 x 254 x 25.4mm | 1,061.4g
Publication date
24 Nov 2009
Publisher
Thomas Dunne Books
Publication City/Country
United States
Language
English
Illustrations note
Maps; Line drawings, black and white; Illustrations, color; Illustrations, black and white
ISBN10
031259092X
ISBN13
9780312590925
Bestsellers rank
1,847,010