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The Resource Went the day well? : witnessing Waterloo, David Crane

Went the day well? : witnessing Waterloo, David Crane

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Went the day well? : witnessing Waterloo
Title
Went the day well?
Title remainder
witnessing Waterloo
Statement of responsibility
David Crane
Title variation
Witnessing Waterloo
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Language
eng
Summary
"The panoramic story of Waterloo, from its causes to its aftermath, told through uniquely interwoven narratives drawn from the diaries, letters, reminiscences, and great novels of participants and witnesses--published in time for the 200th anniversary of the battle. With Bonaparte's escape from Elba in February 1815, the world was jolted from the profound peace it had experienced for eleven months back into the frenzied panic of a war it believed had ended. David Crane captures the mixture of excitement and fear that gripped England in the final days of a war that opened up complex divisions in its society--from Liverpool merchants who celebrated the end of hostilities with America and stood allied against another war, to the children of the Romantic Age who felt torn between their own patriotism and a lingering hero-worship that no crime of Napoleon's could eradicate. And he gives us an unprecedented, revelatory hour-by-hour account of the day of the battle. Focusing as much upon the boys and men torn from their farms and flocks as on the aristocratic families who provided Wellington with his officers, Went the Day Well? is a remarkable portrait of an entire nation engaged in a battle that changed the history of our world"--
Summary
Chronicles the battle of Waterloo through interwoven narratives drawn from the diaries, letters, reminiscences, and great novels of participants and witnesses
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Biography type
contains biographical information
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10414181
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DLC
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1942-
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Crane, David
Dewey number
940.27
Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
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  • Waterloo, Battle of, Waterloo, Belgium, 1815
  • War and society
  • Waterloo, Battle of, Waterloo, Belgium, 1815
  • Waterloo, Battle of, Waterloo, Belgium, 1815
  • Waterloo, Battle of, Waterloo, Belgium, 1815
  • Waterloo, Battle of, Waterloo, Belgium, 1815
  • War and society
  • England
  • England
  • England
Target audience
adult
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witnessing Waterloo
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Went the day well? : witnessing Waterloo, David Crane
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Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Control code
000054412304
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 366 pages, 24 pages of unnumbered plates
Isbn
9780007358366
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
Label
Went the day well? : witnessing Waterloo, David Crane
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
volume
Content category
  • text
  • still image
  • cartographic image
Control code
000054412304
Dimensions
24 cm.
Extent
xviii, 366 pages, 24 pages of unnumbered plates
Isbn
9780007358366
Other physical details
illustrations, maps

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