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Tango01 Supporting Member of TMP17 Feb 2018 11:16 a.m. PST

"The ‘From Reason to Revolution' series covers the period of military history c. 1721–1815, an era in which fortress-based strategy and linear battles gave way to the nation-in-arms and the beginnings of total war.

This era saw the evolution and growth of light troops of all arms, and of increasingly flexible command systems to cope with the growing armies fielded by nations able to mobilise far greater proportions of their manpower than ever before. Many of these developments were fired by the great political upheavals of the era, with revolutions in America and France bringing about social change which in turn fed back into the military sphere as whole nations readied themselves for war. Only in the closing years of the period, as the reactionary powers began to regain the upper hand, did a military synthesis of the best of the old and the new become possible.

The series will examine the military and naval history of the period in a greater degree of detail than has hitherto been attempted, and has a very wide brief, with the intention of covering all aspects from the battles, campaigns, logistics, and tactics, to the personalities, armies, uniforms, and equipment…"
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Lilian17 Aug 2019 2:38 p.m. PST

✿*✿*♜ forthcoming titles planned for 2020 ♜'♞・✿✿

Life in the Red Coat: the British Soldier 1721-1815: Proceedings of the 2019 Helion and Company 'From Reason to Revolution' Conference

Maurice de Saxe and the Conquest of the Austrian Netherlands 1744-1748: Volume 1 The Ghosts of Dettingen

Rebellious Scots to Crush: The Military Response to the Jacobite '45

The Army of George II 1727-1760: The Soldiers who Forged an Empire

Scharnhorst: The Formative Years, 1755-1801

Neither Up Nor Down: The British Army and the Campaign in Flanders 1793-95

Napoleon's Stolen Army: How the Royal Navy Rescued a Spanish Army in the Baltic

From Across the Sea: North Americans in Nelson's Navy

Wellington's Favourite Engineer: John Burgoyne: The Making of a Field Marshal

Wellington at Bay: The Battle of Villamuriel, 25 October 1812

The Danish Army of the Napoleonic Wars 1807-1814: Volume 1: High Command, Line and Light Infantry

The Austrian Cavalry of the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars 1792-1815

there will be further naval 18th century titles about Russo-Swedish War in the Baltic and Austrian Succession War, Chesapeake 1780

Arroyomolinos and Almaraz in the Peninsular War


Lilian24 Aug 2019 4:17 p.m. PST

an other planned title to add to the list

Exciting news: Terry Crowdy commissioned to write 'French Light Infantry 1784-1815 : From the Chasseurs of Louis XVI to Napoleon's Grande Armée'.
This illustrated book will be published by Helion's series 'From Reason to Revolution 1721-1815'

Terry Crowdy

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