The Duke of Wellington’s Library and the Circulation of Military Knowledge

A recent blog post by Dr. Huw J. Davies contemplates the Duke of Wellington’s understanding of military affairs.  How did Wellington learn the “art of war” and how did military knowledge circulate in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries?

Early modern historians of warfare are increasingly exploring such questions.

Professor Hervé Drévillon is currently organizing a conference at the Université de Paris I on the issue of the circulation of military information and learning.

Dr. Davies’s post, entitled “What did officers read before Clausewitz?”, is available online.

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