War Before Science
Sir Roderick Impey Murchison's Youth, Army Service and Military Associates During the Napoleonic Wars
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Academica Press, LLC|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $79.95|
| Book Description: |
A soldier before becoming one of the great scientists of the 19th century, Roderick Murchison's journals and letters of his wartime experiences have never been properly edited and published before as a single collection. They will add our knowledge of the British Army and Royal Navy attempts to keep Napoleon at bay in Spain and in Italy and to the final victory at Waterloo as ell as providing a fascinating social history of the times.