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Waterloo June 18, 1815: the Battle for Modern Europe

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ISBN-10: 0060088664

ISBN-13: 9780060088668

Edition: 2005

Authors: Andrew Roberts

List price: $21.95
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The epic career of Napoleon was brought to a shattering end on the evening of June 18, 1815, when his hastily formed legions faced the Anglo-Allied armies under the command of the Duke of Wellington. It was the only time these men -- the two greatest captains of their age -- fought against each other. Waterloo, once it was over, put an end to twenty-two years of French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars, and led to a century of relative peace and progress in Europe. When the wars of the future did come, they were fought with infinitely more appalling methods by a constantly changing balance of powers. At Waterloo, the honor of bold, lavish uniforms and, at least initially, the aesthetic…    
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Book details

List price: $21.95
Copyright year: 2005
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Publication date: 3/15/2005
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 144
Size: 5.50" wide x 8.25" long x 0.65" tall
Weight: 0.704

List of Illustrations
The Campaign
The Battle
The Waterloo Campaign
The Battle of Waterloo
The First Phase
The Second Phase
The Third Phase
The Fourth Phase
The Fifth Phase
Major Robert Dick's Letter from Brussels
Captain Fortune Brack's Letter of 1835
The Duke of Wellington's Waterloo Despatch
Concise Bibliography and Guide to Further Reading