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Connelly, Owen 1924-2011

Overview
Works: 25 works in 144 publications in 2 languages and 7,417 library holdings
Genres: History  Military history  Dictionaries  Reference works  Biography  Quotations  Criticism, interpretation, etc 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
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Most widely held works by Owen Connelly
Blundering to glory : Napoleon's military campaigns by Owen Connelly( Book )

21 editions published between 1987 and 2006 in English and held by 2,163 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Renowned for its accuracy, brevity, and readability, this book has long been the gold standard of concise histories of the Napoleonic Wars. Now in an updated and revised edition, it is unique in its portrayal of one of the world's great generals as a scrambler who never had a plan, strategic or tactical, that did not break down or change of necessity in the field. Distinguished historian Owen Connelly argues that Napoleon was the master of the broken play, so confident of his ability to improvise, cover his own mistakes, and capitalize on those of the enemy that he repeatedly plunged his armie
Napoleon's satellite kingdoms by Owen Connelly( Book )

29 editions published between 1965 and 1990 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,145 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wars of the French Revolution and Napoleon, 1792-1815 by Owen Connelly( )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 967 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this essential addition to French military history, Owen Connelly examines both the wars of the French Revolution between 1792 and 1799, and those of Napoleon between 1800 and 1815. Arguing that the importance and drama of the Revolutionary Wars have been neglected, and that the unceasing cut-throat politics that continued into the Napoleonic era has been overlooked, this analysis examines the two eras together to provide a broader context for warfare
On war and leadership : the words of combat commanders from Frederick the Great to Norman Schwarzkopf by Owen Connelly( )

13 editions published between 2002 and 2009 in English and held by 744 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

What can we learn about leadership and the experience of war from the best combat leaders the world has ever known? This book takes us behind the scenes and to the front lines of the major wars of the past 250 years through the words of twenty combat commanders. What they have to say--which is remarkably similar across generational, national, and ideological divides--is a fascinating take on military history by those who lived it. It is also worthwhile reading for anyone, from any walk of life, who makes executive decisions. The leaders showcased here range from Frederick the Great to Norman Sc
Historical dictionary of Napoleonic France, 1799-1815( Book )

16 editions published in 1985 in English and Spanish and held by 704 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The gentle Bonaparte; a biography of Joseph, Napoleon's elder brother by Owen Connelly( Book )

7 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 667 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

French Revolution/Napoleonic era by Owen Connelly( Book )

10 editions published between 1979 and 2013 in English and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The epoch of Napoleon by Owen Connelly( Book )

8 editions published between 1972 and 1980 in English and held by 314 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The French Revolution and Napoleonic era by Owen Connelly( Book )

7 editions published between 1991 and 2000 in English and held by 271 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The American military tradition : from colonial times to the present( )

1 edition published in 2006 in English and held by 24 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this completely revised and updated second edition, historians John M. Carroll and Colin F. Baxter have gathered an esteemed group of military historians to explore the pivotal issues and themes in American warfare from the Colonial era to the present conflict in Iraq
On leadership : an anthology of the thought of combat commanders : Frederick the Great to Norman Schwarzkopf( Book )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The battle of Britain : the truth( Visual )

1 edition published in 1990 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Made especially to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Battle of Britain ... this meticulously researched video also includes detailed profiles of all the major fighters and bombers that took part in the battle"--Container
Wall of snow : the historic WNY snowstorm of 2014( Book )

1 edition published in 2015 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Wall of Snow captures the unprecedented lake-effect snowstorm that battered the region over four days. See photos that document the wonder and devastation of the storm and the indomitable spirit of Western New Yorkers."
Joseph Bonaparte, king of Spain, 1808-1813 by Owen Connelly( )

3 editions published in 1960 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Certainty of swarms by Hair Police( Recording )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The French Revolution and Napoleon by Owen Connelly( Book )

1 edition published in 1978 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reggae the story of Jamaican music( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Three-part series charting the development of reggae from the 1960s to the present day. Ska evolved from the sounds of early R 'n' B as independence fever swept across Jamaica in 1962. Telling the story are Bunny Wailer, Jimmy Cliff, Rita Marley, Bob Andy, Marcia Griffiths, Prince Buster, Chris Blackwell, U-Roy and UB40
Reggae the story of Jamaican music( Visual )

2 editions published in 2002 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Part of a three-part series charting the development of reggae from the 1960s to the present day. Following the death of Bob Marley, reggae's spiritual values gave way to dance-hall reggae's slack-rhythmed sexiness. Sound system culture spawned new genres such as hip hop and jungle outside Jamaica. It traces DJ Shabba Ranks's rise and fall in America and reggae's familial connection with US hiphop
Human animal by Wolf Eyes (Musical group)( Recording )

2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Kundalini Yoga to detox and de-stress( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Blundering to glory : Napoleon's military campaigns
Alternative Names
Connelly, Mike 1924-2011

Owen Connelly American historian

Languages
English (134)

Spanish (1)

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The wars of the French Revolution and Napoleon, 1792-1815On war and leadership : the words of combat commanders from Frederick the Great to Norman SchwarzkopfFrench Revolution/Napoleonic eraThe French Revolution and Napoleonic eraOn leadership : an anthology of the thought of combat commanders : Frederick the Great to Norman Schwarzkopf