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  • From Revolutionaries to Citizensby Paul B. Miller

    Duke University Press 2002; US$ 24.95

    A history of the anti-militarist propaganda and activities of the French socialists that seeks to explain why the French left came to accept and in some instances even support World War I. more...

  • The Exploits of Ensign Bakewell MSby Ian Robertson

    Frontline Books 2013; US$ 8.99

    A first-hand account of several engagements in the Peninsula after the advance from the Lines of Torres Vedras and pursuit of Masséna, and including the first siege of Badajoz, edited from the original manuscript and with an explanatory commentary and notes by an experienced author well acquainted with both the period and the scenes of action. Fills... more...

  • The Generalby Jonathan Fenby

    Skyhorse Publishing 2012; US$ 32.95

    No leader of modern times was more uniquely patriotic than Charles de Gaulle. As founder and first president of the Fifth Republic, General de Gaulle saw himself as ?carrying France on [his] shoulders.?  In his twenties, he fought for France in the trenches and at the epic battle of Verdun. In the 1930s, he waged a lonely battle to enable France... more...

  • 1813by Jonathon Riley

    Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 14.99

    1813 was a critical year in the world war that ended with the downfall of Napoleon. In a series of major battles, the converging armies of the Sixth Coalition drove the French forces back. This was the year in which the balance of power tipped decisively against Napoleon’s First Empire, and that is why Jonathon Riley’s highly readable and... more...

  • Dragon Rampantby Donald Graves

    Frontline Books 2010; US$ 12.99

    ‘I never saw any regiment in such order,’ said Wellington before the Battle of Waterloo, ‘it was the most complete and handsome military body I ever looked at.’ The object of the Duke's admiration was the 23rd Regiment of Foot - the famous Royal Welch Fusiliers - and this is their story during the tumultuous and bloody period... more...

  • Der Kongress tanztby Michael Gleich

    Springer 2014; US$ 39.99

    ?In Deutschland nehmen jedes Jahr mehr als 340 Millionen Menschen an einer großeren Veranstaltung teil. Kongresse, Tagungen, Meetings, Foren und Events: eine Branche mit gigantischen Umsatzen. Viele Teilnehmer sind jedoch frustriert von Frontalunterricht, Einpauken mit Powerpoint, von Reihenbestuhlung und Keynote-Kauderwelsch ? die Wissensgesellschaft... more...

  • Waterlooby Christopher Hibbert

    Cooper Square Press 2003; US$ 14.99

    Waterloo was the climax of almost twenty years of war in Europe. It dramatically ended Napoleon's dream of a lasting empire. Through the skillful use of original source material, noted historian Hibbert recreates the events and drama surrounding the famous battle. more...

  • Cleanby Katherine Ashenburg

    Profile Books 2011; US$ 11.98

    'I return to Paris in five days. Stop washing.' So wrote Napoleon to Josephine in an age when body odour was considered an aphrodisiac. In stark contrast, the Romans used to bath for hours each day. Ashenburg's investigation of history's ambivalence towards personal hygiene takes her through plague-ridden streets, hospitals and battlefields. From... more...

  • Waterlooby Gordon Corrigan

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2014; US$ 23.32

    Fought on Sunday, 18 June 1815, by some 220,000 men over rain-sodden ground in what is now Belgium, the Battle of Waterloo brought an end to twenty-three years of almost continual war between revolutionary and later imperial France and her enemies. A decisive defeat for Napoleon and a hard-won victory for the Allied armies of the Duke of Wellington... more...

  • The End of the Old Orderby Frederick Kagan

    Da Capo Press 2007; US$ 40.00

    A vastly different account of international politics of the Napoleonic era in Europe more...