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The Battle of Waterloo : a new history

Author: Jeremy Black
Publisher: London : Icon, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The battle on Sunday, 18th June 1815, near Waterloo, Belgium was to be Napoleon's greatest triumph - but it ended in one of the greatest military upsets. Waterloo became a legend overnight and remains one of the most argued-over battles in history. This title presents a reinterpretation of this seminal event in modern history.
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Genre/Form: History
Named Person: Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Arthur Wellesley Wellington, Duke of; Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Arthur Wellesley Wellington, Duke of
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeremy Black
ISBN: 9781848311558 1848311559
OCLC Number: 520763339
Description: xv, 236 pages ; 23 cm
Responsibility: Jeremy Black.

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