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Texas Rising

by None & Stephen L. Moore

The epic true story of the Lone Star Republic and the rise of the Texas Rangers, 1836-1846

March 1836: The Republic of Texas, just weeks old, is already near collapse. William Barret Travis and his brave defenders...


The Great Fire

by Lou Ureneck

A bribe, a lie and an empty threat—these were the tools Reverend Asa K. Jennings used to rescue hundreds of thousands of helpless refugees following the 1922 burning of Smyrna, the richest and most cosmopolitan...


Waterloo

by Bernard Cornwell

From the New York Times bestselling author comes the definitive, illustrated history of one of the greatest battles ever fought—a riveting nonfiction chronicle published to commemorate the two-hundreth anniversary...


Voices from the Past: Waterloo 1815: History's most famous battle told through eyewitness accounts, newspaper reports, parliamentary debate, memoirs a

by John Grehan

For more than twenty years Europe had been torn apart by war. Dynasties had crumbled, new states had been created and a generation had lost its young men. When it seemed that peace might at last settle across...


Wellington's Men Remembered Volume 2: A Register of Memorials to Soldiers who Fought in the Peninsular War and at Waterloo- Volume II: M to Z

by Janet Bromley & David Bromley

Wellington's Men Remembered is a reference work which has been compiled on behalf of the Association of Friends of the Waterloo Committee and contains over 3,000 memorials to soldiers who fought in the Peninsular...


With Wellington's Outposts: The Peninsular and Waterloo Letters of John Vandeleur

by Andrew Bamford

The author has done a quite outstanding job of editing and footnoting this rare memoir . . . this will be of genuine interest to the Peninsular War historian or enthusiast.' Philip Haythornthwaite

John...


Waterloo

by Michael Corum & Andrew Uffindell

The Battle of Waterloo marked the climax of four extraordinary months. Napoleon returned from exile, ousted the unpopular King Louis XVIII, and then turned to launch a pre-emptive strike against the Allied armies...


The Policing of Belfast 1870-1914

by Mark Radford

The Policing of Belfast, 1870-1914 examines the Royal Irish Constabulary (RIC) in late Victorian Belfast in order to see how a semi-military, largely rural constabulary adapted to the problems that a city posed....


British Campaigns in the South Atlantic 1805-1807

by J.D. Grainger

Between 1805 and 1807 the British mounted several expeditions into the South Atlantic aimed at weakening Napoleon's Spanish and Dutch allies. The targets were the Dutch colony on South Africa's Cape of Good...


The Peninsular War

by Charles Esdaile

At the end of the 18th century Spain remained one of the world's most powerful empires. Portugal, too, was prosperous at the time. By 1808, everything had changed. Portugal was under occupation and ravaged by...


Napoleonic Lives: Researching the British Soldiers of the Napoleonic Wars

by Carole Divall

Two hundred years ago the Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars convulsed the whole of Europe. These were key events in the history of the continent, and for Britain, and they are a fascinating field for historical...


With Wellington in the peninsula: The Adventures of a Highland Soldier, 1808-1814

by Paul Cowan

Few men from the 71st Highland Light Infantry who sailed from Cork with Wellington to Portugal in 1808 returned to the Irish port six years later. The author of Vicissitudes in the Life of a Scottish Soldier...


Napoleon's Infantry Handbook

by Terry Crowdy

If not a field marshal's baton, what did Napoleon's soldiers really carry in their backpacks? 

Napoleon's Infantry Handbook is an essential reference guide, filled with fascinating detail on the training,...


Appomattox 1865: Lee's Last Campaign

by Ron Field & Adam Hook

From an internationally renowned expert on US history, this highly illustrated title details the curtain-closing campaign of the Civil War in the East. Ulysses S. Grant's Army of the Potomac and Robert E. Lee's...


Armies of the War of the Triple Alliance 1864-70: Paraguay, Brazil, Uruguay & Argentina

by Gabriele Esposito & Giuseppe Rava

Between 1864 and 1870 four nations fought in an extraordinarily bloody war - the largest in the history of South America. The powerhouses Argentina and Brazil alongside tiny Uruguay on one side, and the small...


Wah-To-Yah and the Taos Trail: The Classic History of the American Indians and the Taos Revolt

by Lewis H. Garrard

The classic account and history of the Taos Revolt and the Cheyenne Indians.

In the bright morning of his youth, Lewis H. Garrard traveled into the wild and free Rocky Mountain West and left us this fresh and...


Russian Eyewitness Accounts of the Campaign of 1807

by Alexander Mikaberidze

After his crushing defeat of Prussia in 1806, Napoleon marched into Poland to forestall any Russian attempts to come to the aid of their ally. There then followed the bloody battle in a blizzard at Eylau on...


Lord Chelmsford and the Zulu War

by The Hon, Gerald French D.S.O.

The Anglo-Zulu war of 1879 was perhaps subjected to much controversy as a result of the epic Zulu victory at the battle of Isandlwana. Lord Chelmsford, the General Officer commanding the invasion force during...


Malvern College: A 150th Anniversary Portrait

by Roy Allen

"I remember the 25th January very well. The

only house finished was McDowall’s (No. 1)

and about fourteen of us assembled there.

It had snowed all night, and in the morning

was about two feet deep and drifted...


A Month in the Country

by Ivan Turgenev, Richard Nelson & Richard Pevear

A fresh interpretation of Turgenev’s comedy about the calamitous effects of love.