Waterloo: New Perspectives: The Great Battle Reappraised

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Wiley, Nov 3, 1994 - History - 416 pages
5 Reviews
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.

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User Review  - marcares - LibraryThing

This interesting version details the contributions and short-comings from all the sides and Nationalities involved in the battle without overly bias and prejudice. The important contribution of the Prussian army in providing that knock out blow was highlighted. Read full review

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User Review  - Scott Vizcarra - Goodreads

I read this book with the warnings that much of this information was questionable. I am not the scholar that some are and cannot dispute that facts presented. I found this alternate report interesting ... Read full review

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Contents

Foreword by The Marquess of Anglesey
9
Acknowledgements
15
The End and the Beginning
31
Copyright

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About the author (1994)

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.

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