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Cartografia napoleonica By Francesco Frasca
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This book is dedicated to cartography and the effects Napoleon's campaigns had on the representation of terrain. The reader is invited to consider Napoleon's particular style of cartography and its... More > way of representing geographical features visually, as well as its establishment of the norms for modern cartography.< Less
Il potere marittimo in età moderna By Francesco Frasca
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"Studio comparativo delle potenze navali dal XVI agli inizi del XIX secolo su come si crea e si mantiene un potere marittimo. Il teatro è tra i più ambiziosi, venendo a coincidere,... More > di fatto, con il globo, anche se è un globo considerato, come ha insegnato Geoffrey Parker in The Military Revolution. Military Innovation and the Rise of the West, 1500-1800 quando ha inserito la Marina tra i fattori della rivoluzione militare, che contraddistinse l’età moderna, quale proiezione planetaria della potenza navale dell’Europa o, meglio, delle diverse, concorrenti potenze navali europee, dal Portogallo alla Spagna, dai Paesi Bassi alla Svezia, dall’Inghilterra alla Francia. L’Autore, pur assegnando la debita importanza agli sviluppi tecnologici e al loro impatto sull’evoluzione tattica e strategica dei combattimenti per mare (si vedano in particolare l’introduzione e le conclusioni), adotta principalmente una prospettiva geostrategica." Dall’introduzione di Pietro Del Negro.< Less
Cartografia napoleonica By Francesco Frasca
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This book is dedicated to cartography and the effects Napoleon's campaigns had on the representation of terrain. The reader is invited to consider Napoleon's particular style of cartography and its... More > way of representing geographical features visually, as well as its establishment of the norms for modern cartography. 2nd edition.< Less
Reclutamento e guerra nell'Italia napoleonica By Francesco Frasca
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Italians military contribution began immediately after the first French occupation of Lombardy (1796) and the creation of the Cisalpine Republic whit the constitution of the Lombard Legion. This... More > Legion went on growing bigger until reaching in 1797 a total force of 15.000 men. With the constitution of 1802 the Cisalpine Republic got the name of Italian Republic. The divisions of the Italic army were brought to three. On 26 May 1805, the Italian Republic changed into Kingdom of Italy. The army of the new kingdom, inserted into the Grande Armée, took part to all Napoleon's campaigns showing the concreteness of its reality. The Italic Kingdom ceased to exist on 18 April 1814. Immediately followed the dissolution of the Italic army that was still compact even if reduced in force and efficiency by lasted fightings. That army had been living for 17 years, during that time had enlisted over 200,000 men and lost about 125,000. 3rd edition.< Less