Battle Studies: Ancient and Modern Battle (Classic Reprint) [Ardant Du Picq] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. By Frank H. Simonds Author . Battle Studies: Ancient and Modern Battle [Ardant Du Picq, John N. Greely, Robert C. Cotton] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Editorial Reviews. Review. “Few military thinkers have been able to grasp the reality of battle like Colonel Charles Ardant du Picq. What mattered to him were the.

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Their effect is negligible in the disorder of the mass; it is lost in numbers. Gordon rated it really liked it Jul 05, Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon.

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Smith, author of The Embattled Self: His posthumous Battle Studies is a classic for two reasons: No trivia or quizzes yet. The Theory of Strong Battalions 5. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Com rated it really liked it Jun 16, The work was never completed, but Du Picq had written many chapters completely and left sufficient notes behind to complete the book. Showing of 5 reviews. Spiller has rescued this unique inquiry from obscurity and caricature.

This book is pretty uneven, with a first draft kind of feeling.


Doughty, author of Pyrrhic Victory: This book is a historical watershed – the first to look at the behavior of men in combat as an emotional response rather than as a mechanical set of tactics or of just technology. Purchase of the Kindle edition includes wireless delivery. Javier Gamez rated it really liked it Oct 16, What mattered to him were the combatants—their moral strength, their sufferings, their fears, and their courage. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants.

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What mattered to him were the combatants—their moral strength, their sufferings, their fears, shudies their courage. This alone can give an organization with which to fight fear.

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Walt O’Hara rated it really liked it Oct 08, This article about a military -related book is a stub. Oicq we have made best efforts – the books may have occasional errors that do not impede the reading experience. I do recommend this bathle to anyone who is interested in military history, history in general, or in military strategy.

He correctly judged that they could in for a rude awakening, as they were in and again in and yet again in Battle Studies by Ardant Du Picq is a work that deserves more recognition in the military community, particularly for those seeking a culture change in their particular branch of service.

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To ask other readers questions about Battle Studiesplease sign up. Jun 18, Alexander Jung rated it it was amazing. He was a colonel in the French army and died of wounds sustained in battle in He is the author of An Instinct for War: This is a handbook to understand how people react to situations, how they cope battld danger, and when and how they follow leaders.

For the John Mayer album, see Battle Studies album. Ardant recognized the French army’s operational deficiencies and intellectual bankruptcy. Product details File Size: Return to Book Page.

I recommend it only for military historians baftle 19th century French historians.

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Surprisingly modern, this path-breaking book will captivate all readers interested in the human experience of combat. Spiller is the George C. Shopbop Designer Fashion Brands. Scenes from the Battlefields of History.