HomeGroupsTalkZeitgeist
Hide this

Results from Google Books

Click on a thumbnail to go to Google Books.

Fighting Techniques of the Early Modern…
Loading...

Fighting Techniques of the Early Modern World: Equipment, Combat Skills,… (2006)

by Christer Jörgensen (Author)

Other authors: See the other authors section.

Series: Amber Books - Fighting Techniques (2)

MembersReviewsPopularityAverage ratingConversations
431267,810 (2.88)None
None

None.

Loading...

Sign up for LibraryThing to find out whether you'll like this book.

No current Talk conversations about this book.

Samma upplägg som boken för medeltiden: övergripande info blandat med berättelser om olika slag. Här fungerar det lite sämre, eftersom slagskildringarna blir lite väl långa och man tröttnar. Å andra sidan är varje enskilt kapitel mer logiskt uppbyggt med strikt kausalitet, även om det blir hoppigt mellan de olika kapitlen. Andra minus inkluderar just "stormaktstiden" (dubbelfel: dels kan begreppet bara användas för svensk historia (även om Sverige hade det tvivelaktiga nöjet att för en tid vara föregångsland inom det militära), dels skildrar boken en längre tidsperiod än så) och allmänt slarv (Moritz av Oranien får se sitt namn stavat med både z och s, ibland i samma stycke). ( )
  andejons | Mar 14, 2008 |
no reviews | add a review

» Add other authors (1 possible)

Author nameRoleType of authorWork?Status
Jörgensen, ChristerAuthorprimary authorall editionsconfirmed
Månsson, LennartTranslatorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Pavkovic, MichaelAuthorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Rice, RobAuthorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Schneid, FrederickAuthorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Scott, ChrisAuthorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
You must log in to edit Common Knowledge data.
For more help see the Common Knowledge help page.
Series (with order)
Canonical title
Original title
Alternative titles
Original publication date
People/Characters
Important places
Important events
Related movies
Awards and honors
Epigraph
Dedication
First words
Quotations
Last words
Disambiguation notice
Publisher's editors
Blurbers
Publisher series
Original language

References to this work on external resources.

Wikipedia in English (1)

Book description
Haiku summary

Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0312348193, Hardcover)

Fighting Techniques of the Early Modern World describes the combat techniques of soldiers in Europe and North America from 1500 to 1763. The book explores the unique tactics required to win battles in an era where the musket increasingly came to dominate the battlefield, and demonstrates how little has changed in some respects of the art of war.

(retrieved from Amazon Mon, 30 Sep 2013 13:21:13 -0400)

"Fighting Techniques of the Early Modern World describes the combat methods of soldiers in Europe and North America from 1500 to 1763. The book explores the unique tactics required to win battles in an era where the musket increasingly came to dominate the battlefield, and demonstrates how little has changed in some respects in the art of war." "Divided into five sections, the text first examines the individual components of the early modern army, the foot soldier and the mounted soldier, the equipment they wore and used, and how they fought together as a unit. Fighting Techniques of the Early Modern World describes the changes that occurred as a result of improved technology and gunpowder, and the impact that these changes had on the battlefield, where pikemen increasingly gave way to well-drilled bodies of musket-firing infantry." "Using specially-commissioned colour and black-and-white artworks to illustrate the battles, equipment and tactics of the era, Fighting Techniques of the Early Modern World shows in detail the methods by which armies - including Gustav Adolphus' Swedish and Frederick the Great's Prussian forces - prevailed over their foes, and why other armies were less successful. This book is an essential companion for readers interested in warfare in the early modern era."--BOOK JACKET.… (more)

Quick Links

Swap Ebooks Audio
12 wanted

Popular covers

Rating

Average: (2.88)
0.5
1
1.5
2
2.5 1
3 3
3.5
4
4.5
5

Is this you?

Become a LibraryThing Author.

 

Help/FAQs | About | Privacy/Terms | Blog | Contact | LibraryThing.com | APIs | WikiThing | Common Knowledge | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | 91,508,421 books! | Top bar: Always visible