"The Battle: A New History of Waterloo" Book Review by Top Papers

"The Battle: A New History of Waterloo"
A review of Alessandro Barbero's "The Battle: A New History of Waterloo".
# 134281 | 750 words | 0 sources | MLA | 2007 | US
Published on Dec 01, 2007 in History (European) , Literature (General)


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The paper discusses the battle of Lord Wellington over Napoleon at Waterloo in 1815 and examines the approach taken by Alessandro Barbero in his book "The Battle: A New History of Waterloo". The paper relates that the author covers the battle in a comprehensive manner, detailing the different participants, the events leading up to the battle, the details of the battle itself, and the aftermath of the battle, with particular attention throughout to why the victor was victorious and why Napoleon was defeated.

From the Paper:

"One of the most famous victories in history was that of Lord Wellington over Napoleon at Waterloo in 1815. The battle has been studied by many historians and military theorists since to ascertain why Napoleon lost as well as to analyze the consequences of that loss. A new approach is taken by Alessandro Barbero in his book "The Battle: A New History of Waterloo". The author covers the battle in a comprehensive manner, detailing the different participants, the events leading up to the battle, the details of the battle itself, and the aftermath of the battle, with particular attention throughout to why the victor was victorious and why Napoleon was defeated."

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