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Works highlighted as This month’s book in 2015 

CLAYTON Tim, Bonaparte and the British: prints and propaganda in the age of Napoleon

MIKABERIDZE Alexander, Russian Eyewitness Accounts of the 1807 Campaign (London: Pen & Sword, 2015)

O'CONNELL Shiela, Bonaparte and the British: prints and propaganda in the age of Napoleon

Other books of the year

A NEAR OBSERVER , The Battle of Waterloo, a series of accounts by a near observer, facsimile (first published 1815)

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

BATES Stephen, 1815: Regency Britain in the Year of Waterloo

CATHCART Brian, The News from Waterloo: The Race to Tell Britain of Wellington's Victory

CRANE David, Went the Day Well?: Witnessing Waterloo

EMBLETON Gerry (illus.), Waterloo 1815 (2): Ligny

EMBLETON Gerry (illus.), Waterloo 1815 (3): Mont St Jean and Wavre

FIELDS Bertram, “Destiny: A Novel Of Napoleon & Josephine” (a historical romance novel)

FRANKLIN John, Waterloo 1815 (2): Ligny

FRANKLIN John, Waterloo 1815 (3): Mont St Jean and Wavre

GLOVER Gareth, Waterloo in 100 Objects

HAY Daisy, Mr. and Mrs. Disraeli: A Strange Romance

LENTZ Thierry, WATERLOO 1815

MCCRAE Carolyn, A set of lies

MUIR Rory, Wellington, Waterloo and the Fortunes of Peace 1814–1852

SNOW Peter, SNOW Dan, The Battle of Waterloo Experience

WHITE Alasdair, The Road to Waterloo - a concise history of the 1815 campaign

WHITE-SPUNNER Barney, Of Living Valour: The Story of the Soldiers of Waterloo

WILLMS Johannes, Waterloo: Napoleons letzte Schlacht


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