Napoleon's Wars: An International History, 1803-1815

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An account of the European wars during the rise and fall of Napoleon challenges popular conceptions about his ambitions and achievements while posing an alternative view on the circumstances that motivated long-standing armed conflicts throughout Europe.

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aDeft, authoritative, often strikingly counter-intuitive, this is the definitive word on the subject.a
--"Telegraph" (London)

aDeft, authoritative, often strikingly counter-intuitive, this is the definitive word on the subject.a
--"Telegraph" (London)

"[A] masterly account of the Napoleonic wars . . . Makes the familiar story fresh."
-The Economist

"A joy to read . . . Attractive, well written and, on occasion, pleasantly idiosyncratic . . . A splendid book."
-Literary Review

"Deft, authoritative, often strikingly counterintuitive, this is the definitive word on the subject."
-Telegraph (UK), Books of the Year

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'Napoleon's contradictions dominate every page, his character and policies are skilfully analysed ... written in a lucid and engaging style that keeps the pages turning. Napoleon's Wars will be a standard text for students and general readers for years to come'

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