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  • Mrs Guinnessby Colin Brown

    The History Press 2015; US$ 15.99

    The Scum of the Earth follows the men Wellington called just that from victory at Waterloo to a Regency Britain at war with itself, and explodes some of the myths on the way; such as that the defeat of Napoleon ended the threat of revolution spreading from France. Did the victorious soldiers return to a land fit for heroes? They did not. There was... more...

  • Napoleon: On Warby Bruno Colson

    OUP Oxford 2015; US$ 30.99

    The first ever systematic and authoritative compilation of Napoleon's thinking on war, this is as close as we will ever get to the great book on war that Napoleon contemplated but never had the time or the will to complete in his last years in exile on Saint-Helena. more...

  • Scotland Forever!by Iain Gale

    Birlinn 2015; US$ 7.99

    The Battle of Waterloo in 1815 was a turning point in European history. The British and their allies led by the Duke of Wellington faced the massed forces of Napoleon. It was the French emperor's last throw of the dice after escaping from exile on Elba. One of the most iconic incidents of the battle which followed was the charge of the Scots Greys,... more...

  • Napoleon III and the Second Empireby Roger D. Price

    Taylor and Francis 2002; US$ 30.95

    In Napoleon III and the Second Empire , Roger D. Price considers the mid-century crisis which provided Louis-Napoleon Bonaparte with the opportunity to gain elective office as President. The author outlines the objectives of Napoleon III and provides: * A historiographical review of the ruler and his regime * Details of changing historical attitudes... more...

  • From Jacobin to Liberalby Marc-Antoine Jullien; R. R. Palmer

    Princeton University Press 1993; US$ 35.95 US$ 32.71

    For this book R. R. Palmer has translated selections from the abundant writings of the versatile French political figure and writer Marc-Antoine Jullien, weaving them together with his own extensive commentary into an absorbing narrative of Jullien's life and times. Jullien's hopes and fears for the "progress of humanity" were typical of many of the... more...

  • The Satiric Decadeby Amy Weise Forbes

    Lexington Books 2009; US$ 89.00

    The Satiric Decade analyzes the impact on republicanism of French political satire in newspapers, theaters, street behavior, and even the academy in the 1830s. Author Amy Wiese Forbes argues that satire gave rise to the critical spirit and republicanism that erupted in the 1848 Revolution and that propelled the process by which France evolved... more...

  • Bonapartism and Revolutionary Tradition in Franceby R. S. Alexander

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 29.00

    This study is crucial to the socio-political history of France from 1789–1830. more...

  • Journals of Sieges Carried On by The Army under the Duke of Wellington, in Spain, during the Years 1811 to 1814 - Volume Iby John T. Jones

    Andrews UK 2012; US$ 23.49

    The classic, immensely detailed description of the many sieges of the long drawn-out war that was Britain’s major land contribution to the defeat of Napoleon. Sir John Jones was an officer of the Royal Engineers with Wellington in Portugal and Spain and intimately connected with the operations he describes so exactly. Sir John originally wrote... more...

  • The Amiens Truce: Britain and Bonaparte 1801 - 1803by John D. Grainger

    Boydell & Brewer 2004; US$ 99.00

    A study of the hardening of British public opinion against Bonaparte and an examination of the events that caused it. more...

  • Napoleon Against Russiaby Digby Smith

    Pen and Sword 2005; US$ 8.99

    In June 1812 500,000 men of Napoleon's army invaded Russia. Six months later barely 20,000 returned. The disastrous advance to Moscow and the subsequent retreat irreparably damaged Napoleon's military power and prestige and resulted one of the most celebrated catastrophes of in all military history. Digby Smith's new account of the grim... more...