Waterloo: New Perspectives: The Great Battle Reappraised

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Wiley, Nov 3, 1994 - History - 416 pages
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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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Review: Waterloo: New Perspectives: The Great Battle Reappraised

User Review  - Iain - Goodreads

A surprisingly engaging read given the amount of material covered and the apparent dryness. The author does have the unfortunate tendency to make rather controversial statements such as Metternich ... Read full review

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User Review  - Derek Weese - Goodreads

As this is the first book I have read on Waterloo, bear in mind that I do not know a tremendous amount on the battle, or its controversies. Williams' book is considered by some, still, to be a very ... Read full review


Foreword by The Marquess of Anglesey
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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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