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Works highlighted as This month’s book in 2015 

BRYANT Mark, Napoleonic Wars in Cartoons

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

GUENIFFEY Patrice, Bonaparte: 1769-1802

MANSEL Philip, The Eagle in Splendour: Inside the Court 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

RENDALL Steven (translator), Bonaparte: 1769-1802

Other books of the year


BECKETT Stephen M., Waterloo Betrayed: The Secret Treachery That Defeated Napoleon

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

BOWNAS Jane L., War, the Hero and the Will: Hardy, Tolstoy and the Napoleonic Wars

BROWN Colin, 'The Scum of the Earth': What Happened to the Real British Heroes of Waterloo?

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

CLANCY Patricia (translator), The Death of Napoleon

CLARKE Stephen, How the French won Waterloo (or think they did)

CRANE David, Went the Day Well?: Witnessing Waterloo

DE DUVE Catherine, The Little Waterloo

DIETRICH William, Napoleon's Rules: Life and Career Lessons from Bonaparte

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

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

FIELD Andrew, Waterloo: The French Perspective

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

FORREST Alan, Waterloo (Great Battles Series)

FRANCK Charles (Illustrator), Paris: Les Boulevards (Facsimile)

FRANKLIN John, Waterloo 1815 (2): Ligny

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

FRANKLIN John, Waterloo: The Struggle for Hougoumont: In the Words of Those Who Witnessed the Events of June 1815

GLOVER Gareth, Waterloo in 100 Objects

GOLBIN Pamela (Author), Paris: Les Boulevards (Facsimile)

GOSLING Jonathan, Napoleonic Leadership: A Study in Power

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

HICKS Peter (eds.), La bataille de Waterloo: Symbole de victoire, de défaite et lieu de mémoire (International study days, March 2015)

HOLGATE Mike, Napoleon's Grand British Holiday: The Remarkable Story of Bonaparte and His Days on the South Devon Coast

HOPKINS Richard S., Planning the Greenspaces of Nineteenth-Century Paris

JAY Deborah, Napoleon's Other Wife: The story of Marie-Louise, Duchess of Parma, the lesser-known wife of Napoleon Bonaparte

JONES Stephanie, Napoleonic Leadership: A Study in Power

KENEALLY Tom, Napoleon's Last Island (a novel)

LEGGIERE Michael V., Napoleon and the Struggle for Germany: The Franco-Prussian War of 1813 (Cambridge Military Histories) Volume 2: The Defeat of Napoleon

LEGGIERE Michael V., Napoleon and the Struggle for Germany: The Franco-Prussian War of 1813. Volume 1. The War of Liberation, Spring 1813

LENTZ Thierry, WATERLOO 1815


LEYS Simon, The Death of Napoleon

MCCRAE Carolyn, A set of lies

MICHAELIS Richard (ed.), The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte: Emperor of the French

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

SCHNEID Frederick C. (Ed), European Armies of the French Revolution, 1789–1802

SCOTT Walter, The Life of Napoleon Buonaparte: Emperor of the French

SIMNER Mark, An Illustrated Introduction to the Battle of Waterloo

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

WHITEHEAD Anne, The Emperor's Shadow: Bonaparte, Betsy and the Balcombes

WILLMS Johannes, Waterloo: Napoleons letzte Schlacht

WULF Andrea, The Invention of Nature: The Adventures of Alexander von Humboldt, the Lost Hero of Science


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