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  • Waterloo Generalby John Morewood

    Pen and Sword 2016; US$ 26.97

    At the Battle of Waterloo Sir William Ponsonby, a man who the Duke of Wellington stated had ‘rendered very brilliant and important services and was an ornament to his profession’, was killed by French lancers after leading the Union Brigade (the three Dragoon Regiments of the Royals, Iniskillings and Scots Greys) in a charge that wrecked... more...

  • Waterlooby His Grace the Duke of Wellington; Nick Lipscombe

    Bloomsbury Publishing 2016; US$ 10.99

    Originally published to coincide with the 200th anniversary of the battle of Waterloo, this experlty researched volume looks at all the different aspects of the 100-day campaign which has become synonymous with the Napoleonic Wars and saw the eventual defeat of Napoleon's French forces. Ten articles by internationally renowned historians examine the... more...

  • The Poor in Western Europe in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuriesby Stuart Woolf

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 44.95

    First published in 1986, this book examines poverty and changing attitudes towards the poor and charity across England, France and Italy. It discusses the causes of poverty and the distinctions between the poor and the class-conscious proletariat. Taking early nineteenth-century Italy as a special study, it uses the exceptionally rich documentary... more...

  • Géologie de la Franceby Encyclopædia Universalis

    Primento Digital Publishing 2016; US$ 4.99

    L'Europe centrale et occidentale contraste avec la plupart des autres masses continentales par le compartimentage de son relief et du tracé de son littoral, compartimentage qui traduit celui de sa structure géologique et explique sans doute certains aspects de son développement historique... more...

  • The Origins of the French Revolutionary Warsby T.C.W. Blanning

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 94.95

    A major synthesis of current research on the three wars fought by France during the Revolution - against Austria and Prussia; Britain, Spain and the United Provinces; and against the Second Coalition. contains analysis of the theories of war including Clausewitz, and the role of ideology more...

  • Talleyrandby Philip G. Dwyer

    Taylor and Francis 2016; US$ 59.95

    From church establishment figure to revolutionary, supporter of Napoleon Bonaparte to promoter of the Bourbon Restoration, the twists and turns of Charles Maurice Prince de Talleyrand?s remarkable career through one of the most turbulent periods of French and European history continue to fascinate. Witty and wiley, cynical and charming, Talleyrand... more...

  • Jacques Pierre Brissot in America and France, 1788?1793by Bette W. Oliver

    Lexington Books 2016; US$ 84.99

    This study examines Jacques Pierre Brissot (1754?1793), the influential journalist and Girondin politician who sought championed the new American republic as an example for the French revolutionary government to follow, focusing on his life from his visit to the United States in 1788 to his execution in 1793. more...

  • Battle for Beijing, 1858?1860by Harry Gelber

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 89.85

    The ?battle for Beijing? is universally ? and quite wrongly ? believed to have been about opium. This book argues that it was about freedom to trade, Britain?s demands for diplomatic equality, and French demands for religious freedom in China. Both countries agreed that their armies, which repeatedly prevailed over Chinese ones that were numerically... more...

  • When Paris Sizzledby Mary McAuliffe

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2016; US$ 28.99

    When Paris Sizzled vividly portrays the City of Light during the fabulous 1920s, when art and architecture, music, literature, fashion, entertainment, transportation, and behavior all took dramatically new forms. Through rich illustrations and evocative narrative, Mary McAuliffe brings this vibrant era to life. more...

  • Women's Networks in Medieval Franceby Kathryn Reyerson

    Springer International Publishing 2016; US$ 90.89

    This book illuminates the connections and interaction among women and between women and men during the medieval period. To do this, Kathryn L. Reyerson focuses specifically on the experiences of Agnes de Bossones, widow of a changer of the mercantile elite of Montpellier. Agnes was a real estate mogul and a patron of philanthropic institutions that... more...