Journals Higher Education



Published: 26 March 2015

240 Pages | 18 b&w halftones and 2 maps


ISBN: 9780199663255

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Great Battles

Alan Forrest

Great Battles

  • The Great Battles Series. The story of the world's most important battles - how they were fought, how they have been commemorated, and the long historical shadows that they have cast
  • Waterloo - the murderous struggle that ended Napoleon's imperial dreams for good
  • The story of Waterloo's significance in the histories of the nations involved, from the forging of Britishness to the cult of Napoleon
  • How the battle has been remembered, from the immediate aftermath to the present day - and what this tells us

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