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  • Wellington's Operations in the Peninsula 1808-1814 Vol 1by Lewis Butler

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 20.49

    Written almost a century after the events they describe, Lewis Butler's two volumes on Wellington's Peninsula War campaigns have rightly been judged a classic of military history. The story of how the Iron Duke turned disaster into triumph, and defeat into a final victory, has surely never been told with more authority.Butler's first volume... more...

  • Wellington's Operations in the Peninsula 1808-1814 Vol 2by Lewis Butler

    Andrews UK 2013; US$ 20.49

    Written almost a century after the events they describe, Lewis Butler's two volumes on Wellington's Peninsula War campaigns have rightly been judged a classic of military history. The story of how the Iron Duke turned disaster into triumph, and defeat into a final victory, has surely never been told with more authority.Volume Two begins with... 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • Following the Black Prince on the Road to Poitiers, 1355-1356by Peter Hoskins

    Boydell & Brewer Group Ltd 2014; US$ 23.32

    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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • France 1814 - 1914by Robert Tombs

    Taylor and Francis 2014; US$ 68.95

    Here is an incomparably rich portrait of France in the years when the disparate elements that made up the fragmented kingdom of the ancien regime were forged into the modern nation. The survey begins with an exploration of national obsessions and attitudes. It considers the tendency to revolution and war, the preoccupation with the idea of a New Order... more...