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The Battle of Waterloo

Victor Hugo

The Battle of Waterloo

a romantic narrative

by Victor Hugo

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Published by Limited Editions Club in Westport, Conn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Waterloo, Battle of, 1815 -- Fiction.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Victor Hugo from Les misérables ; with an introd. by Drew Middleton, and an epilogue, The Waterloo dispatch, by Reginald Colby ; the ill. are reproduced from engravings by Edouard Detaille.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPQ2286
    The Physical Object
    Pagination99 p. :
    Number of Pages99
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17413145M

    The battle of Waterloo is one of the most famed and widely recognized engagements in European history, and this book offers a unique collection of authentic, contemporary material from the battle, bringing it to life. Balancing a broad, strategic perspective of the fighting with minute detail only possible from personal observation, the book  › History › Europe › France.   The Battle of Waterloo was a battle that was fought between the French army and the British and Prussian armies.. Napoleon was crowned as Emperor of France in , and then launched the successful Napoleonic soon had an empire that stretched from Spain to the Russian border. Defeated at the Battle of Leipzig and elsewhere, he accepted exile on the island of Elba in

    Waterloo has a claim to be the most discussed battle of all time. It was the battle which finished the career of one of history's handful of indisputable military geniuses; it brought to a close a year-old war; and it altered the destinies of the great powers for nearly :// The Battle of Waterloo: Containing the Accounts Published by Authority, British and Foreign, and Other Relative Documents, with Circumstantial Details, Previous and After the Battle, from a Variety of Authentic and Original Sources: to which is Added an Alphabetical List of the Officers Killed and Wounded, from 15th to 26th June, , and the Total Loss of Each Regiment?id=9IIBAAAAYAAJ.

    Get this from a library! The Battle of Waterloo. [Jeremy Black] -- "The name Waterloo has become synonymous with final, crushing defeat. Now this legendary battle is re-created in a groundbreaking book by an eminent British military historian making his major You may not be aware that we are fast approaching the th anniversary of ‘The Battle of Waterloo‘! rather importantly,marks the bicentenary of the Battle of Waterloo and in recognition of such, the ‘Waterloo Project’ has oo , is dedicated, with its partners the National Army Museum and Cult to ‘commemorating’ the vital event and showing


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On J the armies of France, Britain and Prussia descended upon a quiet valley south of  › Books › History › Europe. The Battle of Waterloo on June 18th, has been written about so frequently that one might think that any new book would lack originality.

The books under review, published to coincide with the bicentenary of the battle, show that this is far from the :// He brought the battle to life from both the French, British, Dutch, Flemish and German soldiers viewpoints.

For the th anniversary of the battle of Waterloo, Bernard Cornwell published a non-fiction book on the :// “The history of the Battle of Waterloo told by a master storyteller.” (Shelf Awareness) “In his first nonfiction book, acclaimed historical novelist Cornwell (The Empty Throne,etc.) employs his storytelling skills to bring military history out of the textbook.

A fascinating, detailed, and generously illustrated description of  › Kindle Store › Kindle eBooks › History. From the team that brought you the bestselling Bradshaw's Handbook comes another fantastic facsimile reproduction - The Battle of Waterloo. First published in the months after the battle, this unique title gives an unprecedented glimpse into how the battle of Waterloo was viewed in its immediate aftermath.

Published to coincide with the th anniversary of the battle, this is a collection of "The Battle of Waterloo" is not really intended for the general reader coming to the subject for the first time.

Black writes for the knowing audience, already familiar with 18th Century warfare in general and the Napoleonic Wars in detail. Black does tackle a few of the lingering controversies about the battle with refreshing common  › History › Military History › Napoleonic Wars.

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Now this legendary battle is re-created in a groundbreaking book by an eminent British military historian making his major American debut. Revealing how and why Napoleon fell in Belgium in JuneThe Battle of Waterloo. The Battle of Waterloo, by Peter and Dan Snow, André Deutsch in cooperation with the National Army Museum, London,$ The epic struggle at Waterloo, in present-day Belgium, was the climactic Hundred Days showdown between military giants—French Emperor Napoléon and British Field Marshal Arthur Wellesley, Duke of ://The Battle of Waterloo Experience provides what no other book on the battle contains—removable facsimiles of historic archival documents.

Readers can relive this extraordinary moment in history by holding and examining rare or previously unpublished sketch maps, letters, orders, official papers and proclamations held by the National Army  › History › Europe › Great Britain.“Napoleon’s generalship was long held up as the pinnacle of military achievement—ironic, as his career ended in total failure.” So writes British historian Jeremy Black in “The Battle of Waterloo,” a new book that not only re-examines the June battle, but also places the campaign within the context of the warfare of the