OVERVIEW OF THE ROLE OF THE GUERRILLA IN THE SPANISH WAR OF INDEPENDENCE AGAINST NAPOLEON (1808-1814)


Sanz M. J.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF HISTORY-TARIH DERGISI, pp.113-135, 2014 (Journal Indexed in ESCI) identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: Issue: 59
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Title of Journal : TURKISH JOURNAL OF HISTORY-TARIH DERGISI
  • Page Numbers: pp.113-135

Abstract

This paper aims, first, to offer a general view of the causes and the outburst of the Spanish War of Independence against Napoleonic France (the "War in the Peninsula") which started in 1808 and then, to establish a realistic frame for the role of the guerrillas in the conflict, analyzing their formation, structure, behaviour and effects on the development of the war.