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The Resource Waterloo : the history of four days, three armies and three battles, Bernard Cornwell

Waterloo : the history of four days, three armies and three battles, Bernard Cornwell

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Waterloo : the history of four days, three armies and three battles
Title
Waterloo
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the history of four days, three armies and three battles
Statement of responsibility
Bernard Cornwell
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Language
eng
Summary
In his first work of non-fiction, Cornwell combines his storytelling skills with a meticulously researched history to give a riveting account of every dramatic moment of the Battle of Waterloo, from Napoleon's escape from Elba to the smoke and gore of the battlefields. Through letters and diaries he also sheds new light on the private thoughts of Napoleon and the Duke of Wellington, as well as the ordinary officers and soldiers
Summary
In his first work of nonfiction, Bernard Cornwell combines his storytelling skills with a meticulously researched history to give a riveting chronicle of every dramatic moment, from Napoleon’s daring escape from Elba to the smoke and gore of the three battlefields and their aftermath. Through quotes from the letters and diaries of Emperor Napoleon, the Duke of Wellington, and the ordinary officers and soldiers, he brings to life how it actually felt to fight those famous battles—as well as the moments of amazing bravery on both sides that left the actual outcome hanging in the balance until the bitter end
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10414769
Cataloging source
StDuBDS
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Cornwell, Bernard
Dewey number
940.27
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Napoleonic Wars, 1800-1815
  • Large print books
  • Waterloo, Battle of, Waterloo, Belgium, 1815
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adult
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the history of four days, three armies, and three battles
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Waterloo : the history of four days, three armies and three battles, Bernard Cornwell
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Standard print edition originally published: London: William Collins, 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
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volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000057190807
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
424 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781510025462
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)946000007
Label
Waterloo : the history of four days, three armies and three battles, Bernard Cornwell
Publication
Copyright
Note
Standard print edition originally published: London: William Collins, 2014
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000057190807
Dimensions
24 cm.
Edition
Large print edition.
Extent
424 pages (large print)
Form of item
large print
Isbn
9781510025462
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
large print
System control number
(OCoLC)946000007

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