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History of the Peninsular War.

Robert Southey

History of the Peninsular War.

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Published by J. Murray in London .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Peninsular War, 1807-1814

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy Robert Southey ...
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsDC231 .S7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination3 v.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL6546734M
    LC Control Number12021838
    OCLC/WorldCa12825018


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The first volume of Oman's classic seven volume history of the Peninsular War, this is one of the classic works of military history and provides an invaluable detailed narrative of the fighting in Spain and Portugal.

The Peninsular War, –, was a military conflict between Napoleon's empire and the allied powers of the Spanish Empire, the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and the Kingdom of Portugal, for control of the Iberian Peninsula during the Napoleonic Wars.

As my first real book on the period I was hoping for something more in the military history direction. This book is a political history of the Peninsular War.

It is is extremely well written and researched but it's more academic focus made is a very slow read for me/5. This book has an interesting genealogy.

The Duke of Wellington never actually wrote a history of the Peninsular War, indeed he refused to do so. But during the war churned out a lot what we today call “after-action reports” and several campaign summaries. Reid, who has written a. My favorite general history of the war is Charles Esdaille's The Peninsular War: A New History which is a very illuminating account of this corner of the Napoleonic Wars.

Rory Muir's Salmanca is one of the best battle histories produced of the Napoleonic Wars for any theater. Muir not only explains the battle, but also how he reconstructed events from the patchwork of sources.

This, the third volume of the History of the Peninsular War, covers a longer period than either of its predecessors, extending over the sixteen months from Wellington’s arrival at Badajoz on his retreat from Talavera (Sept.

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The Peninsular War (–) was a military conflict fought by Bourbon Spain and Portugal, assisted by the United Kingdom, against the invading and occupying forces of the First French Empire for control of the Iberian Peninsula during the Napoleonic war began when the French and Spanish armies invaded and occupied Portugal inand escalated in Location: Iberian Peninsula and southern France.

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The Peninsular War was a military conflict for control of the Iberian Peninsula during the Napoleonic Wars, waged between France and the allied powers of Spain, the United Kingdom and started when French and Spanish armies, then allied, occupied Portugal inand escalated in when France turned on Spain, its former ally.

This, the third volume of the History of the Peninsular War, covers a longer period than either of its predecessors, extending over the sixteen months from Wellington’s arrival at Badajoz on his retreat from Talavera (Sept.

3, ) to the deadlock in front of Santarem (Dec. ), which marked the end of Masséna’s offensive campaign in : Publishdrive. Additional Physical Format: Online version: Oman, Charles, History of the peninsular war. New York: AMS Press,© (OCoLC) Strange as it seems the Peninsular War is becoming a niche subject.

It is a field of enquiry dominated by ex soldiers, a handful of dedicated historians and professors of British military history or Hispanic studies and those devoted fans of Bernard Cornwell's books and of course the Sean Bean series/5(2).

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The Peninsular War in Spain and Portugal was the most bitterly fought contest of nineteenth-century Europe. From toSpanish regulars and guerrillas, along with British forces led by Sir John Moore and the duke of Wellington, battled Napoleon's troops across the length and breadth of the Iberian Peninsula/5(28).

History of the Peninsular War vol - From the Treaty of Fontainebleau to the Battle of Corunna, Sir Charles first volume of Oman's classic seven volume history of the Peninsular War, this is one of the classic works of military history and provides an invaluable detailed narrative of the fighting in Spain and Portugal.

Peninsular War (–14), that part of the Napoleonic Wars fought in the Iberian Peninsula, where the French were opposed by British, Spanish, and Portuguese forces. Napoleon’s peninsula struggle contributed considerably to his eventual downfall. Learn more about the Peninsular War in this article.

The Peninsular War: A New History - Ebook written by Charles Esdaile. Read this book using Google Play Books app on your PC, android, iOS devices. Download for offline reading, highlight, bookmark or take notes while you read The Peninsular War: A New History/5(3).

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You submitted the following rating and review. We'll 4/5. “Cartography ‘is a way of achieving ideological supremacy over space’. Ian Robertson’s Atlas of the Peninsular War bears out the point. Fifty-three maps, accompanied by corresponding explanatory texts, are preceded by a chronology of the main historical events and an introduction.

The classic British story of the Peninsular War follows the Henry V template of a merry band of brothers winning against the odds. Charles J. Esdaile's account puts the Portuguese and the Spanish back Read full review/5(2). The British Role Army in a Long-Forgotten Campaign.

First published in and now available in the United States, this well-mapped, well-illustrated work examines the British experience in what is perhaps the most overlooked campaign of the seventeenth century, albeit the most critical one of the War of the Spanish Succession (), which decided the outcome of a globe.

Overall, this book is highly recommended for people interested in the Spanish Army of this period or the Peninsular War, as it explains trends and attitudes which would otherwise leave certain events and phenomena inexplicable.

Yet Wellington did, in effect, write a history of the Peninsular War in the form of four lengthy memoranda, summarising the conduct of the war inand respectively. These lengthy accounts demonstrate Wellington's unmatched appreciation of the nature of the war in Spain and Portugal, and relate to the operations of the French and.

The Peninsular War is one of the defining campaigns of the British Army and sealed its reputation for supreme professionalism, heroic obstinacy and sheer perseverance.

It made the reputation of Arthur Wellesley, the Duke of Wellington, and acts as the backdrop to the adventures of Bernard Cornwell's fictional hero Richard Sharpe. The British Army, under Sir John Moore and. This site uses cookies to deliver our services, improve performance, for analytics, and (if not signed in) for advertising.

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Believe or not, I have neglected the Napoleonic period for a long time and even more the so called (more on this later) “Peninsular Wars” in the English speaking world, about which I’m a total ignorant despite.