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  • Waterloo 1815by Gregory Fremont-Barnes

    The History Press 2014; US$ 7.28

    <div>The Battle of Waterloo is one of the most important moments in military history. This book seeks to not only tell the story of this great battle, but also to challenge conventional thinking about the opposing forces and the British victory. At noon on 18 June 1815, the might of the Imperial French Army under Napoleon faced the Anglo-Allied... more...

  • Waterloo 1815by Marian Füssel

    C.H. Beck 2015; US$ 7.46

    Am 18. Juni 1815 wurde die Schlacht bei Waterloo (oder La Belle-Alliance) geschlagen. Dort beendeten Wellington, Blücher und Gneisenau mit ihren englischen und preußischen Truppen die Herrschaft der Hundert Tage, die Napoleon I., aus dem Exil zurückgekehrt, noch einmal hatte errichten können. Marian Füssel erläutert die historischen Voraussetzungen... more...

  • The Autobiography of Sergeant William Lawrenceby William Lawrence; George Nugent Bankes

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 17.49

    "I was so weak myself that I could scarcely walk, so I crawled on my hands and knees till I got out of the reach of the enemy’s musketry. After proceeding for some way I fell in with Lord Wellington and his staff, who seeing me wounded, asked me which regiment I belonged to. I told them the Fortieth, and that I hads been one of the forlorn... more...

  • A Boy in the Peninsular Warby Robert Blakeney; Julian Sturgis

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 16.49

    The Peninsular War was the first of Britain’s many foreign conflicts in which increasing literacy produced a bumper crop of memoirs, not only by Generals and senior officers, but by ordinary rankers and subalterns too. This book is one of the very best. It’s author, Robert Blakeney, enlisted in 1804 in the 28th regiment of Infantry as an... more...

  • British Battles of the Napoleonic Wars 1807-1815by John Grehan

    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...

  • The British Soldier in the Peninsular Warby Gavin Daly

    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...

  • Decisive Years in France, 1840-1847by David H. Pinkney

    Princeton University Press 2014; US$ 35.00

    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...

  • Der Kampf um Freiheitby Arnulf Krause

    Konrad Theiss Verlag 2013; US$ 43.88

    Freiheit und Einheit sind die Schlüsselbegriffe der jüngsten deutschen Geschichte. Die Freiheit ging 1933 ganz Deutschland verloren und wurde für die gesamte Nation erst wieder 1989/90 erreicht. Genauso die staatliche Einheit, die zuvor nur von 1871-1945 Bestand hatte. Im Ringen um die Freiheit nehmen die 1813 ausbrechenden Befreiungskriege gegen die... more...

  • Der Kongress tanztby Michael Gleich

    Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden 2014; US$ 39.99

    ?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...

  • Douglas's Tale of the Peninsula & Waterloo: 1808-1815by Stanley Monick

    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...