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Burgos in the Peninsular War, 1808-1814: Occupation, Siege, Aftermath (War, Culture and Society, 1750-1850)

Burgos in the Peninsular War, 1808-1814: Occupation, Siege, Aftermath

Freeman, Philip, Esdaile, Charles

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Book Details:
Publisher:AIAA ISBN:9781137432896 Published Date:15th December 2014 Dimensions:142 X 216 X 20 mm Weight:0.4310 kilograms Pages:221 Binding:Hardcover Illustrations:XIV, 221 p. Condition:New Notes:New mint HB Palgrave MacMillan 2014 in Stock for immediate dispatch from the UK

Short Description

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.

Full Description

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.