Books by Ardant du Picq, Charles Jean Jacques Joseph (sorted by popularity). Displaying results 1–1. Battle Studies; Ancient and Modern Battle Charles Jean. Ardant du Picq is known as the author of Battle Studies-a work of rare classic quality-and is widely believed to have decisively influenced. French military thought. Charles Jean Jacques Joseph Ardant du Picq; Roger J. Spiller, ed. after the death of its author, French army officer Charles Ardant du Picq (–).

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Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. Surprisingly modern, this path-breaking book will captivate all readers interested in the human experience of combat.

Enter your mobile number or email address below and we’ll send you a link to download the free Kindle App. Customers who bought this item also bought. In general form, he states:. This is an awesome book about battle tactics that are still relevant today and most importantly Leadership.

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Although there are eternal “nuggets of truth” peppered throughout this text which can be used by today’s soldiers I believe there are better texts out there which help explain current military theories than Col.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. Doughty, author of Pyrrhic Victory: Well, this book explains exactly why they did ardajt. His focus was no less unique: He loses them in the disorienting smoke and confusion of a battle which he is fighting, so to speak, on his own. Charles Jean Jacques Joseph Ardant du Picq 19 October — 18 August was a French Army officer and military theorist of the mid-nineteenth century whose writings, as they were later interpreted by other theorists, had a great effect on French military theory and doctrine.

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Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. His posthumous Battle Studies is a classic for two reasons: Eschewing grand military theories and strategies, Ardant du Picq draws on his real-world experience, piccq during the Crimean War and the Siege of Sebastopol where he was captured, to examine what motivates a soldier ardwnt fight, what creates cohesion or disorder, what gives a commander tactical control, and what makes reason give way to instinct: Customers who viewed this item also viewed.


Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life. Smithauthor of The Embattled Self: His analyses stressed the vital importance, especially in contemporary warfare, of discipline and unit cohesion. Decorated for valor in the Crimean War, killed in the Franco-Prussian War, he never lived to see its eclipse. Write a customer review. Combat is the object, the cause of being, and the supreme manifestation of an army.

Share your thoughts with other customers. He is the author of An Instinct for War: About the Author Roger J. Upon recovery, he rejoined his regiment in front of Sevastopol September. Every measure that does not keep combat as the object of the army is fatal. In Roots of Strategy, Book 2.