A man of genuine inventiveness, versatility and reformist ideas, Marshal Sebastien Le Preste de Vauban built a formidable ring of fortresses to protect Franc's national frontiers. This book tells the story of Vauban's career, placing his lifework within the background of Louis XIV's reign and revealing his influences in France and other nations.
Vauban and the French Military under Louis XIV
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
An Illustrated History of Fortifications and Strategies
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