The Battle


The Battle

A vivid and original reconstruction of the Battle of Waterloo.

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.

  • Atlantic Books; January 2013
  • ISBN 9781782391388
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  • Title: The Battle
  • Author: Alessandro Barbero
  • Imprint: Atlantic Books

About The Author

Alessandro Barbero teaches Medieval Studies at the Universita del Piemonte Orientale. In 1996, he was awarded the Strega Prize, Italy's most prestigious literary award.