This book begins in 1617. It is illustrated by a large number of reproductions, both contemporary and non-contemporary of this period, and the text is enriched with many passages from the memoirs or accounts of the great men of the century. This helps the reader to experience the daily life o Louis XIII's soldiers and the battles at that time through the eyes o witnesses to these events- or to be more precise, through their own words....
- Softcover: 176 pages
- Language: English
- Illustrations: Colour & Black/White
- ISBN-13: 9782917747018
- Product Dimensions: 27.5cm x 21.5cm x 1.4cm
Contents; Introduction, Context: The 30 Years War; The French Army before the War; The Army in the 30 years war; Uniforms and Colours; Operations of the French Army; Appendix 1 Chronology; Appendix 2: Eyewitness accounts; Appendix III; scult and paint figurines from the period; Bibliography..