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Book Review – ‘Britain Against Napoleon: The organisation of victory, 1793–1815’ by Leighton James

By Leighton James

Wellington’s victory over Napoleon at that climactic battle at Waterloo signified the end of the Anglo-French hostilities which lasted, with two brief pauses, for 22 years. In the aftermath of the battle Waterloo was hailed in Britain as a turning point in history. Victory was used to consolidate a sense of British identity in the […] Read More

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