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Author Ostwald, Jamel, author.

Title Vauban under siege : engineering efficiency and martial vigor in the War of the Spanish Succession / by Jamel Ostwald
Published Leiden ; Boston : Brill, 2007

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Description 1 online resource (xii, 390 pages) : illustrations, maps
Series History of warfare ; v. 41
History of warfare ; v. 41.
Contents ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS; LIST OF MAPS, FIGURES AND TABLES; NOTES; CHAPTER ONE INTRODUCTION; CHAPTER TWO THE PERFECT SIEGE OF ATH 1697; CHAPTER THREE EFFICIENCY AND THE PERFECT SIEGE; CHAPTER FOUR THE TRANSITIONAL WAR OF THE SPANISH SUCCESSION; CHAPTER FIVE IMPLEMENTING THE PARADIGM SIEGE; CHAPTER SIX CONTESTING THE PARADIGM SIEGE; CHAPTER SEVEN VIGOR: AN ALTERNATIVE PARADIGM; CHAPTER EIGHT SUCCEEDING WITH VIGOR; CHAPTER NINE THE VIGOROUS FUTURE; APPENDICES; BIBLIOGRAPHY; INDEX
Summary A comparison of the theory of Vaubanian siegecraft with its reality. This volume places Vauban's siege accomplishments into their broader context, highlighting his continuation of the quest for ever-greater efficiency pursued by a century of military engineers
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 371-381) and index
Notes Master and use copy. Digital master created according to Benchmark for Faithful Digital Reproductions of Monographs and Serials, Version 1. Digital Library Federation, December 2002. http://purl.oclc.org/DLF/benchrepro0212 MiAaHDL
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Subject Vauban, Sébastien Le Prestre de, 1633-1707.
Vauban, Sébastien Le Prestre de, 1633-1707
Vauban, Sébastien Le Prestre de.
Siege warfare -- Europe -- History -- 18th century
Manpower -- Europe -- History -- 18th century
Spanish Succession, War of, 1701-1714.
HISTORY.
Manpower.
Siege warfare.
Militärtechnik
Spanischer Erbfolgekrieg
Belagerungstechnik
Verdedigingswerken.
Vestingwerken.
Militaire techniek.
Spaanse successieoorlog.
Europe.
Spaanse Nederlanden.
Genre/Form Electronic books
History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 9789047411505
9047411501
1281457892
9781281457899
9786611457891
6611457895