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- The History Press 2013; US$ 3.09
Irish Brigades Abroad examines the complete history of the Irish regiments in France, Spain, Austria and beyond. Covering the period from King James II?s reign of the three kingdoms of England, Scotland and Ireland in 1685, until the disbandment of the Irish Brigades in France and Spain, this book looks at the origins, formation, recruitment and the... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 95.00
Combining military and cultural history, the book explores British soldiers' travels and cross-cultural encounters in Spain and Portugal, 1808-1814. It is the story of how soldiers interacted with the local environment and culture, of their attitudes and behaviour towards the inhabitants, and how they wrote about all this in letters and memoirs. more...
- The History Press 2013; US$ 5.99
In 1805 at the end of November, Napoleon decided to launch one more plan to lure the Austrians and Russians into battle, by appearing to order his forces to retreat and letting it be known that he did not want to face his enemies on the field. Eventually, the Allies fell for his plan and decided to attack what they saw as a weakening force, just outside... more...
- Atlantic Books 2014; US$ 11.99
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...
- Pen and Sword 1997; US$ 10.99
These are the memoirs of Sergeant John Dougl as, 3rd Battalion, The Royal Scots, and his experiences as a soldier from 1809-1817. The book provides a narrative of the Peninsular Campaign, with a descriptions of Quatre Bras an d Waterloo ' more...
- Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 24.99
In this guide, available in digital format for handheld devices only, Peter Hoskins takes the tourist along the routes of the Black Prince's expedition to France in 1355 and 1356. He draws on his on-the-ground experience of walking more than 1,300 miles across France, retracing the routes of the armies in search of a greater understanding of the Black... more...
- Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 24.08
?In Deutschland nehmen jedes Jahr mehr als 340 Millionen Menschen an einer größeren Veranstaltung teil. Kongresse, Tagungen, Meetings, Foren und Events: eine Branche mit gigantischen Umsätzen. Viele Teilnehmer sind jedoch frustriert von Frontalunterricht, Einpauken mit Powerpoint, von Reihenbestuhlung und Keynote-Kauderwelsch ? die Wissensgesellschaft... more...
- Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00 US$ 31.85
David Pinkney challenges accepted views of the timing of France's Industrial Revolution and the accompanying transformation of French society. Originally published in 1986. The Princeton Legacy Library uses the latest print-on-demand technology to again make available previously out-of-print books from the distinguished backlist of Princeton University... more...
- Pen and Sword 2013; US$ 10.99
The Napoleonic Wars was truly a world-wide conflict and Britain found itself engaged in battles, sieges and amphibious operations around the globe. Following every battle the commanding officer submitted a report back to the Admiralty or the War Office. Presented here together for the first time are those original despatches from some forty generals,... more...