THE FRENCH ARMY OF THE ORIENT 1798-1801: NAPOLEON’S BELOVED ‘EGYPTIANS’
128pp., fully illus.incl.32pp.colour mostly of uniform plates, P.B. 2017. Drawing from a wealth of original primary material – much of it never published or even seen before – this study focuses on the French Army of the Orient and its organisation, uniforms, equipment and daily life. It aims at providing a renewed and updated image of the French soldier, as told by the surviving archives, memoirs and rare contemporary iconography.