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Waterloo-the downfall of the first Napoleon

Hooper, George

Waterloo-the downfall of the first Napoleon

a history of the campaign of 1815.

by Hooper, George

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Published by Bell in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Napole on -- I, -- Emperor of the French, -- 1769-1821

  • ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL13851131M

      It also looks at how the news of the victory spread and the public reaction as they learnt of the fall of Napoleon. This is a superbly researched book, written in a lively style and filled with fascinating stories and facts. It's ideal for both the Waterloo /5(77). Waterloo: The Defeat of Napoleon's Imperial Guard is not a book for someone looking for an overview of Waterloo. It does a superb job of dissecting the controversy over whether it was Adam's Brigade or the Guard's Brigade that was instrumental in defeating the Imperial : £

      Napoleon’s Downfall and First Abdication In , Russia withdrew from the Continental System. In retaliation, Napoleon led a massive army into Russia in . Napoleon Bonaparte: Assorted Book Collection From - A complete list of each individual book within this Collection as follows. Title Author Year Publisher The Life of Napoleon Bonaparte Hazlitt, William Hunt and clark The life of Napoleon Bonaparte, W Hodgson The life of Napoleon III, Vol. II & III Blanchard Jerrold Longmans, Green, and : 1stdibs.

    Winner of the RUSI Duke of Wellington Medal for Military History Winner of the Society for Army Historical Research Templer Medal Shortlisted for Military History Monthly's "Book of the Year" Award The first of two groundbreaking volumes on the Waterloo campaign, this book is based upon a detailed analysis of sources old and new in four languages.   Napoleon Bonaparte, also known as Emperor of France, or Napoleon the 1st,He was born on 15 August in Corsica into a gentry family France to parents of minor noble Italian ancestry and trained as an artillery officer in mainland was Educated at military school, he was rapidly promoted and in ,He ruled up to and died in


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Waterloo: The Downfall of the First Napoleon; A History of the Campaign (Classic Reprint) Paperback – J by George Hooper (Author)Author: George Hooper. Waterloo: The Downfall of the First Napoleon: A History of the Campaign of by Hooper, George: and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Waterloo, the downfall of the first Napoleon: a history of the campaign of by Hooper, George, Pages: An historical work on the fall of Napoleon I.

This work traces the battle of Waterloo and Napoleon's downfall. It also provides a context to Napoleon's relationship with Europe prior to With five plates to the rear of maps and plans.

Collated, complete. Written by historical author George Hooper. ✏Napoleon and Waterloo Book Summary: This is the revised edition of the two-volume account of Napoleon’s last campaign by Britain’s pre-eminent military historian of the early 20th century, now combined in one handy single volume.

Waterloo, the downfall of the first Napoleon: A History of the Campaign of by George HooperPages: This book gets bogged down by minutiae and the excessive use of quotes from primary sources, especially in the first half.

It’s a straight ahead narrative that keeps a close focus on specific events in the immediate aftermath of the battle/5(72). Waterloo: the downfall of the first Napoleon; a history of the campaign of By George Hooper. With map and plans. Waterloo, the downfall of the first Napoleon: a history of the campaign of A Complete History on the Battle of Waterloo(the Defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte) Six days (Ma ) before Napoleon reached Paris, the authority of the Congress of Vienna had declared him an outlaw.

Four days after the declaration, the mobilized armies of Prussia, Austria, Russia, and the United Kingdom planned an attack to defeat Napoleon/5(3).

Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hooper, George, Waterloo, the downfall of the first Napoleon. London: Smith, Elder, (OCoLC) Cornwell’s Waterloo: The History of Four Days, Three Armies, and Three Battles begins with the return of the five-foot-six thorn in the side of Europe’s monarchies that was Napoleon’s return from his first exile on Alba.

We rapidly move through his re-acquisition of France’s military might and the scene in which his soon-to-be opponent Arthur Wellesley is informed of Napoleon’s return/5. George Hooper's excellent book "Waterloo - the Downfall of the first Napoleon" had five beautifully drawn maps in the end of the book.

In online scanned copies. Waterloo: The Hundred Days by David Chandler This is a well-written and measured account of the whole hundred days by one of the world's leading military experts on Napoleon, David Chandler.

You may not agree with his conclusions, but he does outline the key areas of debate, and a selection of excellent maps and black and white pictures round.

George Hooper's "Waterloo - the Downfall of the First Napoleon" was originally published in I was fortunate to get a good copy of the revised new edition at a second hand bookshop last week.

Waterloo (Russian: Ватерлоо) is a epic period war film directed by Sergei Bondarchuk and produced by Dino De Laurentiis. It depicts the story of the preliminary events and the Battle of Waterloo and is famous for its lavish battle scenes.

It was a co-production between the Soviet Union and Italy, and was filmed on location in Ukraine. It stars Rod Steiger as Napoleon Bonaparte Music by: Nino Rota, Wilfred Josephs. By Andrew Roberts, author of 'Napoleon: A Life' Sunday, 18 June was one of those rare days of which one can say with certainty that one chapter in history ended and another began.

It was the day of the Battle of Waterloo. For the victor, the Duke of Wellington, it was a “damned near-run thing”. In the early morning hours of Jmore t men and 7, horses lay dead and wounded on a battlefield just south of Brussels.

In the hours, days, weeks and months that followed, news of the battle would begin to shape the consciousness of an Brand: Abrams Press. Napoleon I - Napoleon I - Downfall and abdication: In January France was being attacked on all its frontiers.

The allies cleverly announced that they were fighting not against the French people but against Napoleon alone, since in November he had rejected the terms offered by the Austrian foreign minister Klemens, Fürst (prince) von Metternich, which would have preserved the natural frontiers of.

Topics: Napoleon I, Emperor of the French,Waterloo, Battle of, Waterloo, Belgium, Author: George Hooper. Wellington, George Hooper’s Waterloo, the Downfall of the First Napoleon, Jean Charras’ Campagne deEdgar Quinet’s Histoire de la campagne deand Adolphe Thiers’ Histoire du Consulat et de l’Empire.

Among the last to be published was Charles Chesney’s Waterloo Lectures. At Waterloo in Belgium, Napoleon Bonaparte suffers defeat at the hands of the Duke of Wellington, bringing an end to the Napoleonic era of European history.

The Corsica-born Napoleon.Book Description. First published in to great critical acclaim, The Wars of Napoleon provides students with a comprehensive survey of the Napoleonic Wars around the central theme of the scale of French military power and its impact on other European states, from Portugal to Russia and from Scandinavia to Sicily.

The book introduces the reader to the rise of Napoleon and the wider.