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Author Pichichero, Christy, 1976- author.

Title The military enlightenment : war and culture in the French Empire from Louis XIV to Napoleon / Christy Pichichero.

Publication Info. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2017.


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Description 1 online resource (318 pages) : illustrations, maps
text rdacontent
computer rdamedia
online resource rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction : what is military Enlightenment? -- The French military Enlightenment : figures, forces, and forms -- Before fraternity : martial masculinity, sociability, and community -- Humanity in war : military cultures of sensibilité and human rights -- A nation of warriors : the democratization of heroism -- The dialectic of military Enlightenment : the revolutionary and Napoleonic eras -- Epilogue : the modern heritage.
Summary "Combines the study of literary works, treatises of moral philosophy, and archival military writings to show the ways that the military sphere both generated and applied French Enlightenment ideas with regard to the phenomenon of war, the human body and emotions, social equality, and human rights"-- Author's Web site.
Note Description based on print version record.
Subject War and society -- France -- History -- 18th century.
Military art and science -- France -- History -- 18th century.
Enlightenment -- France -- Influence.
French literature -- 18th century -- History and criticism.
Military art and science in literature.
France -- History, Military -- 18th century.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Other Form: Print version: Pichichero, Christy. Military enlightenment : war and culture in the French Empire from Louis XIV to Napoleon. Ithaca : Cornell University Press, 2017 9781501709296
ISBN 9781501709296 (cloth : alk. paper)
9781501709654 (e-book)

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