The Battle of Waterloo / Jeremy Black

Author(s): Black, Jeremy
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Subjects: Waterloo, Battle of, Waterloo, Belgium, 1815
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815--Campaigns--Belgium--Waterloo
Waterloo, Battle of, Waterloo, Belgium, 1815--Influence
Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815--Influence
Armies--Europe--History--19th century
Europe--History--1789-1900
Napoleon I, Emperor of the French, 1769-1821--Military leadership
Wellington, Arthur Wellesley, Duke of, 1769-1852--Military leadership
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Edition: 1st ed
Published: New York : Random House, c2010
LC Classification: D, DC
Physical Description: xv, 236 p. ; 21 cm
Table of Contents: 1. Eighteenth-Century Warfare and the Challenge of Revolution 3
2. Napoleon's Generalship 22
3. The British Army 37
4. The Napoleonic Regime Falls, 1812-14 49
5. The Emperor Fights Back 61
6. The Battle: Early Stages 90
7. The Later Stages 112
8. Waterloo: A Defensive Triumph 151
9. The Aftermath 158
10. Waterloo and Nineteenth-Century Warfare 190
11. Conclusion: Locating Waterloo 201
Postscripts 206
Selected Further Reading 218
Notes 221
Index 228
Notes: LCCN: 2009023724
ISBN: 9781400067374 (acid-free paper)
ISBN: 1400067375 (acid-free paper)
Includes bibliographical references and index
OCLC Number: 326529044
ISBN/ISSN: 9781400067374
1400067375