Waterloo: New Perspectives: The Great Battle Reappraised

Waterloo: New Perspectives: The Great Battle Reappraised

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Overview

Critical acclaim for Waterloo: New Perspectives The Great Battle Reappraised.

"[T]he most important study of the Waterloo Campaign to have appeared in print for 150 years." —The Napoleonic Society of America.

"A meticulously detailed account of the Battle of Waterloo that sets right some of the errors and omissions of facts committed by earlier contemporary authors —recommended." —Library Journal.

"A superior account of the campaign—free of nationalist bias, thoroughly researched, and clearly written."—Booklist

"A thoughtful and dispassionate examination of the battle that brought Napoleon's power to an end ...a valuable addition to anyone's Napoleonic shelf." —The Washington Times.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780471145714
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 02/08/1996
Pages: 416
Product dimensions: 6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 0.97(d)

About the Author

David Hamilton Williams, Bt., B.S.C., ARHist.S, is the author of The Fall of Napoleon: The Final Betrayal. A respected Napoleonic researcher, his work on the letters of William Siborne—a core element in the research for the original Waterloo: New Perspectives—is accepted as unique and revolutionary by leading academics in the field. He lives in West Sussex, England.

Table of Contents

The End and the Beginning.

The Return of the Eagles, Which Fly from Steeple to Steeple.

The United Netherlands: The Allies Assemble.

A Pleasant Disposition.

"A Dependable Article": The Rival Commanders and Their Tactics.

12-14 June.

15 June.

16 June: 2 a.m.

to 2 p.m.

16 June: Quatre Bras and Ligny.

17 June: Strategic Withdrawal.

18 June: Morning.

18 June: 1:30 p.m.

to 3:30 p.m.

18 June: 3.30 p.m.

to 6.00 p.m.

18 June: Evening.

Aftermath: Wavre, Pursuit, Lost Opportunities.

Notes.

Appendices.

Index.

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