NAPOLEON'S MARCH ON MOSCOW

Does this graphic "inspire bitter reflections on the cost to humanity of the madnesses of conquerors and the merciless thirst of military glory".

 

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The Art of War

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THE STORY:

The Informational Graphic

A QuickStart Summary

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The Art of War

Tchaikovsky's "Overture of 1812"

Tolstoy's "War and Peace"

Minard's Graphic in Context

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From Urban to Rural Fighting

The Summer of Discontent

 

The Informational Graphic

 

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A Visual Introduction

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Napoleon Bonaparte

1812:  Road to Moscow

 

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Sun Tzu

The Art of War and the Campaign of 1812

 

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War and Peace

Leo Tolstoy

 

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Tolstoy's masterpiece on the events surrounding the French invasion of Russia, and the impact of the Napoleonic era on Tsarist society,

 

 

Overture of 1812

 

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Tchaikovsky's great piece, written in 1880 to celebrate Russia's defense against Napoleon's invading Grande Armée in 1812:

 

 

 

Minard's Graphic

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From the site of Robert Allison

 

 

 

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"Minard's 'Figurative Map' is an incomparable piece of graphic rhetoric. But, like all rhetoric, its success lies as much in veiling as in revelation."

There's a lot of great material at this site.

CITY TO RURAL FIGHTING

 

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THE SUMMER OF DISCONTENT

A Signal of Pending Collapse

 

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