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Wellington : studies in the military and political career of the first Duke of Wellington

Author: Norman Gash
Publisher: Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press in association with the University of Southampton ; New York, NY, USA : Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St. Martin's Press, ©1990.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The contributors shed fresh light on the life, character and achievements of the man who is arguably the best known figure in British history--the Duke of Wellington. They reflect the new wave of Wellington studies which has resulted from the opening of the massive Wellington archive at Southampton University. Their essays provide a thematic and chronological sequence illustrating the Duke's many-faceted career,  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Military history
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Wellington.
Manchester ; New York : Manchester University Press in association with the University of Southampton ; New York, NY, USA : Distributed exclusively in the USA and Canada by St. Martin's Press, ©1990
(OCoLC)610247482
Named Person: Arthur Wellesley Wellington, Duke of; Arthur Wellesley Wellington, Duke of; Arthur Wellesley of Wellington; Arthur Wellesley Wellington, 1st Duke of Wellington.
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Norman Gash
ISBN: 0719029740 9780719029745
OCLC Number: 20057441
Description: x, 262 pages, [1] pages of plates : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: edited by Norman Gash.

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An examination of the life, character and achievements of one of the best known figures in British history. The essays included in the volume provide a thematic and chronological sequence  Read more...

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