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Burgos in the Peninsular War, 1808-1814

  • Kartonierter Einband
  • 221 Seiten
For a full month in the autumn of 1812 the 2,000-strong garrison of the fortress the French had constructed to overawe the city of... Weiterlesen
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Beschreibung

For a full month in the autumn of 1812 the 2,000-strong garrison of the fortress the French had constructed to overawe the city of Burgos defied the Duke of Wellington. In this work a leading historian of the Peninsular teams up with a leading conflict archaeologist to examine the reasons for Wellington's failure.

Autorentext

Charles J. Esdaile is Professor of History at the University of Liverpool, UK. Educated at the University of Lancaster, he has been a member of staff at the University of Liverpool since 1989, and is the author of numerous works on the Napoleonic period in general and the Peninsular War in particular. Prior to 1989 he was for four years Wellington Papers Research Fellow at the University of Southampton, UK. Phil Freeman is a senior lecturer in the Department of Archaeology, Classics and Egyptology at the University of Liverpool, UK. A graduate of the University of Sheffield, he initially specialized in the Roman Britain, but has since become heavily involved in conflict archaeology in which connection he has been involved in excavations in Jordan, Turkey and the Crimea.



Inhalt

1. Sources and Questions 2. Beginnings 3. The Occupation 4. The March 5. The Siege Postscript: 1813 and After Appendix 1: The Archaeology Appendix 2: The Cartography Appendix 3: The Castle Today

Produktinformationen

Titel: Burgos in the Peninsular War, 1808-1814
Untertitel: Occupation, Siege, Aftermath
Autor:
EAN: 9781349492534
ISBN: 978-1-349-49253-4
Format: Kartonierter Einband
Genre: Geschichte
Anzahl Seiten: 221
Gewicht: 303g
Größe: H12mm x B215mm x T140mm
Jahr: 2015
Auflage: 1st ed. 2015
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