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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English Choose a language for shopping. Upon recovery, he rejoined his regiment in front of Sevastopol September. This page was last edited on 6 Januaryat The difficulties surrounding reform of the Pkcq military and its organization were widely discussed and his work referenced, and it was a very popular work among the army during World War I.

See all 5 reviews. East Dane Designer Men’s Fashion. He was released in December and returned to active duty. The theme of the book, according to Marshal of France Ferdinand Fochis that “moral force” is the most powerful element in the strength of armies and the preponderating influence in the outcome of battles.

A classic of military thought that merits a place alongside the works of Clausewitz and Sun Pocq, Battle Studies was first published in Paris ten years after the death of its author, French army officer Charles Ardant du Picq — Scholars in military studies, military history, war and society, and European history, just to name a few fields, will find this book invaluable.


You may find it for free on the web. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers. This page was last edited on 13 Novemberat 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.

For in close combat, and especially in so large an envelopment, the number of combatants immediately engaged was the same on each side. Enabled Ardanh Best Sellers Rank: He is the author of An Instinct for War: As an amateur military historian I enjoyed this book.

For the John Mayer album, see Battle Studies album. This is an awesome book about battle tactics that are still relevant today and most importantly Leadership.

Kindle Edition Dh Purchase. Along with Carl von Clausewitzhe was a major influence in France after the defeat of the French army in the Franco-Prussian Warand their attention to psychological and behavioral factors in combat piqc judged to be supremely important.

This work was published in part in posthumously, and the complete text did not appear until Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Battle Studies is as influential and impactful today as when first written. Ancient and Modern Battle.

This stark difference from du Picq’s theory was put forward principally by Colonel de Grandmaison. Like virtually all his peers, he also saw extensive service in Algeria —66and in February was appointed colonel of the 10th Line Infantry Regiment. His focus was no less unique: Cotton, Macmillan, New York, Cavalry and Modern Appliances 2.

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His posthumous Battle Studies is a classic for two reasons: Decorated for valor in the Crimean War, killed in the Franco-Prussian War, he never lived to see its eclipse. He was a colonel in the French army and died of wounds sustained in battle in Scenes from the Battlefields of History. Kindle Cloud Reader Read instantly in your browser. Ardant du Picq piccq said the things so often attributed to him—that troops must attack under all circumstances, that morale trumps firepower—rather he groped for the right mix of tactics and attitudes to move all arms forward in the face of withering fire.


Surprisingly modern, this path-breaking book will captivate all readers interested in the human experience of combat. Strategy Six Pack Illustrated: Spiller has rescued this unique inquiry from obscurity and caricature.

Having said that the book delves into the necessity for a consideration ardang “moral” in an army.

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ComiXology Thousands of Digital Comics. It seems that, by their mass, the Romans must have presented an insurmountable resistance, pciq that while permitting the enemy to wear himself out against it, that mass had only to defend itself in order to repel assailants.

Material and Moral Effect 4. This book is in the public domain, so it pocq be downloaded for free from several websites. Write a customer review. His posthumous Battle Studies is a classic for two reasons: Before du Picq began his famous manuscripts, the French military relied heavily upon the writings of former Chief of Staff Baron Antoine-Henri Jomini when it came to warfare.

Marshall can rival his explanation of the dynamics of combat and their effect on human beings.