The Franco-Prussian War

the German invasion of France, 1870-1871
  • 512 Pages
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  • English
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Routledge , London
Franco-German War, 1870-
StatementMichael Howard.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsDC289
The Physical Object
Paginationix,512p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL22640653M
ISBN 10041502787X

The Franco-Prussian War: The German Conquest of France inby Geoffrey Wawro, is a book detailing the history of the Franco-Prussian War. It analyzes the background to the conflict, including the political machinations of Napoleon III and Otto von Bismarck, the two charismatic leaders of France and Prussia, respectively/5.

The Franco-Prussian War of violently changed the course of The Franco-Prussian War book History. Digging into many European and American archives for the first time, Geoffrey Wawro's Franco-Prussian War describes the war that followed in thrilling detail.

While the armies mobilized in Julythe conflict appeared "too close to call."Cited by: Franco-Prussian War or Franco-German War, –71, conflict between France and Prussia that signaled the rise of German military power and imperialism.

It was provoked by Otto von Bismarck (the Prussian chancellor) as part of his plan to create a unified German Empire. Howard's The Franco-Prussian War details the conflict of wherein Prussia defeated France in the last of the three wars of German unification spanning the time from The development of the modern Prussian general staff, started in the wake of Napoleon's crushing victory at Jena, here reaches its culmination both in the person Cited by: Michael Howard's The Franco-Prussian War: The German Invasion of France, is a prize-winning account of the background and conduct of the war that changed Europe and set the course for the twentieth century.

The weak Napoleon III, enfeebled by ill health, foolishly went to war to bolster his failing regime, revive his declining popularity, and secure the future of the /5. The best is Franco Prussian War: The German Invasion of France, But you may want to start with The Franco-Prussian War See also Franco-Prussian War Volume 1: The Campaign of Sedan and Franco-Prussian War Vo.

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In conclusion The Franco-Prussian War book Franco Prussian War by Michael Howard is a good book for anyone interested in history or politics. If the book has any problems it may be the lack of translation of French and German in the text and in the footnotes.

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Despite this problem the book represents the Nineteenth century very well/5(5). The Franco-Prussian War or Franco-German War, often referred to in France as the War ofwas a conflict between the Second French Empire (and later, the Third French Republic) and the German states of the North German Confederation led by the Kingdom of g from 19 July to 28 Januarythe conflict was caused by Prussian ambitions to expand Location: France and Prussia.

The Franco-Prussian War of violently changed the course of European History. Alarmed by Bismarck's territorial ambitions and the Prussian army's crushing defeats of Denmark in and Austria inFrench Emperor Napoleon III vowed to bring Prussia to heel. Digging into many European and American archives for the first time, Geoffrey Wawro's 4/5(3).

The Franco-Prussian War of violently changed the course of European History. Alarmed by Bismarck's territorial ambitions and the Prussian army's crushing defeats of Denmark in and Austria inFrench Emperor Napoleon III vowed to bring Prussia to /5(5).

This episode covers the Franco-Prussian War of This saw France start a war with the North German Confederation (mostly Prussia) because of a diplomatic slight. The Franco-Prussian War broke out in when Bismarck engineered a war with the French Second Empire under Napoleon III.

This was part of his wider political strategy of uniting Prussia with the southern German states, excluding Austria. The Franco-Prussian War.

Badsey. This book investigates the course of the fighting, and its aftermath in the French provinces of Alsace and Stephen Badsey is a Senior Lecturer in the Department of War Studies at the Royal Military Academy Sandhurst.

The Franco-Prussian War or Franco-German War (German: Deutsch-Französischer Krieg, lit. German-French War, French: Guerre franco-allemande, lit. French-German War), often referred to in France as the War of (19 July – 10 May ), was a conflict between the Second French Empire and the German states of the North German Confederation led by the French Empire: North German, Confederation.

The Franco-Prussian War of –1 violently changed the course of European History. Alarmed by Bismarck's territorial ambitions and the Prussian army's crushing defeats of Denmark in and Austria inFrench Emperor Napoleon III vowed to bring Prussia to heel.

Digging into many European and American archives for the first time, Geoffrey Wawro's The Franco /5(2). I would like to open with two contrary opinions of why France lost the Franco-Prussian War and international prestige in The first is an editorial from from the newspaper L'Union de la Sarthe, based in Le Mans."If we are isolated in Europe," the author wrote, "if we can find neither alliance, nor aid, nor true sympathy from our neighboring nations, it is the fault of the Author: Rachel Chrastil.

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The Franco-Prussian War of violently changed the course of European History. Alarmed by Bismarck's territorial ambitions and the Prussian army's crushing defeats of Denmark in and Austria inFrench Emperor Napoleon III vowed to Brand: Cambridge University Press.

The Franco-Prussian War was a war between France and German allies of Prussia also joined. This war was provoked by Otto Von Bismarck, the Prussian wanted to unite Germans by making them fight together against a common on: France and Prussia. Franco-Prussian War Board Games.

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Nevertheless, I have seen more than a few on places like eBay or offered by Noble Knight Games, so take heart. The following are what’s readily available or still in print. On to Paris – 71, the Franco-Prussian War. Franco-German War, also called Franco-Prussian War, (J – ), war in which a coalition of German states led by Prussia defeated France.

The war marked the end of French hegemony in continental Europe and resulted in the creation of a unified Germany. Prussian troops marching past the Arc de Triomphe in Paris during the the.

Focus on the Franco-Prussian War; cover engraving depicts the cities of Weissenburg and Saarbrück. Centerfold depicts the Battle of Gravelotte, a strategic victory for the Prussians that led to the Siege of Metz (there is a 1/8 inch wide and 2 inch long paper loss at fold, a consequence of binding).

Franco-Prussian War / Uniforms and Equipment of the German and French Armies. Available 4 April About the book. Two volumes in a slipcase, card slipcase; pages total, more than 2, colour and black-and-white photographs; Format: x 26 cm. The authors. The Franco-Prussian War (J – ) was fought between France and Prussia (backed by the North German Confederation and the southern German states of Baden, Bavaria and Württemberg).

Michael Howard's history of the Franco-Prussian War has long been regarded as a classic of military history, and after reading it it's easy to see why.

His book is a incisive recounting of the combatants and the operations they undertook over the course of /5(13). Browsing subject area: Franco-Prussian War, -- History -- Sources (Include extended shelves) You can also browse an alphabetical list from this subject or from: Franco-Prussian War, -- History -- Sources.

Neuware - Prussia and the Franco-Prussian War - Containing a brief narrative of the origin of the kingdom, its past history, and a detailed account of the causes and results of the late war with Austria is an unchanged, high-quality reprint of the original edition of Hansebooks is editor of the literature on different topic areas such as.

The Franco-Prussian War The German Conquest of France in (Book): Wawro, Geoffrey: The Franco-Prussian War of violently changed the course of European History.

Alarmed by Bismarck's territorial ambitions and the Prussian army's crushing defeats of Denmark in and Austria inFrench Emperor Napoleon III vowed to bring Prussia to. CBFM CBWawro-v3 July 2, “Geoffrey Wawro has brought us an engrossing, authoritative, superbly researched history, with a glittering cast of characters starting with Bismarck and Napoleon III.

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An essay on the Franco-Prussian War (–71) that I wrote last year appeared in print this fall in a book about war atrocities from the Middle Ages to the twentieth century.

1 The essay focuses on German soldiers and French civilians using the example of the Bavarians. It examines why soldiers sometimes departed from generally accepted standards in Europe .Prussia and the Franco-Prussian war [electronic resource]: containing a brief narrative of the origin of the kingdom, its past history and a detailed account of the causes and results of the late war with Austria: with an account of the origin of the present war with France and of the extrordinary [sic] campaign into the heart of the empire.