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Marlborough

Author: J R Jones
Publisher: Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1993.
Series: British lives.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This study sets Marlborough's career in its contexts: the royal Court of the last Stuart monarchs, the desperate struggle against French attempts to establish hegemony in western Europe and the bitter political strife in Britain between the Whig and the Tory parties.
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Genre/Form: Biographie
History
Biography
Named Person: John Churchill Marlborough, Duke of; John Churchill Marlborough, Duke of; John Churchill of Marlborough; John Churchill of Marlborough
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: J R Jones
ISBN: 0521375711 9780521375719 0521375932 9780521375931
OCLC Number: 26504232
Description: 245 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction; 1. The rise to greatness; 2. French hegemony destroyed; 3. More victories but an endless war?; 4. Power ebbs away; Conclusion: Marlborough's reputation.
Series Title: British lives.
Responsibility: J.R. Jones.
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John Churchill, first duke of Marlborough, was one of the two greatest military commanders in British history and the first subject to achieve and exercise a dominating influence in European affairs.  Read more...

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