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Munster Inactive Member05 Jan 2013 10:01 p.m. PST

Seeking some advice from the collective knowledged of the board, what book(s) would you reccomend for a history, including the political lead up for the wars of the second coalition?

artaxerxes05 Jan 2013 11:22 p.m. PST

Piers Mackesy, Statesmen at War: The Strategy of Overthrow, 1798-99 (1974)

A.B. Rodger, The War of the Second Coalition 1798 to 1801: A Strategic Commentary (1964)

artaxerxes05 Jan 2013 11:39 p.m. PST

Plus Tim Blanning, Origins of the French Revolutionary Wars.

Munster Inactive Member06 Jan 2013 4:52 a.m. PST

Thanks I shall look them up

Ammianus06 Jan 2013 6:20 a.m. PST

See too Jim Arnold's "Marengo and Hohenlinden : Napoleon's Rise to Power".

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