Wellington: Studies in the Military and Political Career of the First Duke of Wellington

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Norman Gash
Manchester University Press, 1990 - Biography & Autobiography - 262 pages
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The Duke of Wellington, the most successful of British commanders, set a standard by which all subsequent British generals have been measured. His defeat of Napoleon at Waterloo in 1815 crowned a reputation first won in India at Assaye and then confirmed
 

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Contents

Wellington and India
11
The Wellesleys and Iberian diplomacy 180812
34
The duke of Wellington and the command of the Spanish
66
Wellington as a strategist 180814
87
The duke of Wellington and the prime ministership
117
The duke of Wellington and the Catholic question
139
Wellington and the tory press 182830
159
Wellington the constitution and the march of reform
196
Wellington and local government
214
Wellington and the defence of the realm 181952
238
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