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NAPOLEON AND WELLINGTON

By: Roberts Andrew

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson Uk: 2001

Edition: 1st Edition

Seller ID: 012288

ISBN: 0297646079

Condition: Excellent


At breakfast on the morning of the battle of Waterloo, the Emperor Napoleon declared that the Duke of Wellington was a bad general, the British were bad soldiers and that France could not fail to win an easy victory. Forever afterwards, historians have accused him of gross overconfidence and massively understimating the calibre of the British commander opposed to him. Now the award winning historian Andrew Roberts presents an original, highly revisionist view of the re... View more info