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

    Cambridge University Press 1991; US$ 51.00

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

  • The Battleby Alessandro Barbero

    Atlantic Books Ltd 2013; US$ 14.57

    At Waterloo, some 70,000 men under Napoleon and an equal number under Wellington faced one another in a titanic battle. Alessandro Barbero's majestic account combines British and French histories to give voice to all nationions involved. The Battle is a masterpiece of military history. 'This is not just the best book on Waterloo I've read, it's... 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...

  • Charging Against Wellingtonby Robert Burnham

    Pen and Sword 2011; US$ 8.99

    Like the author’s previous book, The British Army Against Napoleon, Charging Against Wellington draws heavily on primary sources, manuals, memoirs, and regimental histories to bring to life the officers and men of the regiments that fought.The book is divided into three sections. The first contains biographies of 80 generals who led the French... more...

  • France, 1814-1940by J.P.T. Bury

    Taylor and Francis 2003; US$ 36.95

    This famous work has a long-established reputation as a clear, accessible and authoratative account of this fascinating period. more...

  • 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 Congress of Vienna 1814-1815by Tim Chapman

    Taylor and Francis 2006; US$ 43.95

    The Congress of Vienna offers a readable introduction to this difficult topic, providing a background to the negotiations summary of the agreements reached and assessment of the longer term consequences. more...

  • The Wars of the French Revolution and Napoleon, 1792?1815by Owen Connelly

    Taylor and Francis 2012; US$ 42.95

    Based on extensive research and including twenty detailed maps, this excellent book, by an experienced author and expert in the field, provides a thorough re-examination of the causes of the wars, and their impact on this crucial period in history. more...