Napoleon Series Archive 2003

Wellinton's Library while enroute to India

Various sources state the Arthur Wesley brought with him a "fine selection of military literature" while enroute to India in 1796-97, amongst which several of the great philosphers and regular literature was found, as well as more specific military writers as de Saxe and Frederick the Great (who's philosophical qualities, by the way, should never be underestimated).
I am currently trying to gain an understanding of W's military knowledge and "theoretical back-pack", to try and look into the interface between his operational skills and his theoretical base of knowledge, and maybe as an added value get a better feeling of his contempt for structured military education.
As Klausewitz, Moltke, Fuller, Liddel Hart, Guderian and Boyd (to name a few) naturaly was unavailable, what other books of military theory, tactics and strategy did he bring on that long voyage to the East, did he for instance read J.A.Hyppolite, Combte de Guibert or other contemporary writers?

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