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Works highlighted as This month’s book in 2014 

ADKIN Mark, The Waterloo Companion: The Complete Guide to History's Most Famous Land Battle

BERKIN Carol, Wondrous Beauty: The Life and Adventures of Elizabeth Patterson Bonaparte


BROERS Michael, Napoleon: Soldier of Destiny, volume I

DE WARESQUIEL Emmanuel, Fouché. Les Silences de la Pieuvre.

DELAGE Irène, Atlas de Paris au temps de Napoléon

LENTZ Thierry, Les vingt jours de Fontainebleau. La première abdication de Napoléon 31 mars-20 avril 1814

MIKABERIDZE Alexander, The Burning of Moscow, Napoleon's Trial by Fire 1812

NAPOLEON I , Correspondance Générale de Napoléon Bonaparte. Volume 10. Un Grand Empire: March 1810 - March 1811.

PRÉVOT Chantal, Atlas de Paris au temps de Napoléon

SCHNEID Frederick S., The French-Piedmontese Campaign of 1859

Other books of the year

ABBENHUIS Maartje, An Age of Neutrals: Great Power Politics, 1815-1915

AL-RAḥMAN AL-JABARTī ʿAbd , The Marvelous Chronicles: Biographies and Events

BOUDON Jacques-Olivier, Napoléon et la campagne de France 1814

BRANDA Pierre, Les secrets de Napoléon

CHENEY Lynne, James Madison: A Life Reconsidered

CHILOT Etienne, A Garden for Eugénie (Un Jardin pour Eugénie)

CLAUDI Alvaro, A tavola con l'imperatore. 77 ricette napoleoniche da provare e gustare.

CLAYTON Tim, Waterloo: Four Days that Changed Europe's Destiny

CLERENS Josee, Buying Louisiana: An Eyewitness's Account of the Louisiana Purchase

CORRIGAN Gordon, Waterloo: A New History

CRONIN Gerald, Spanish Infantry of the Early Peninsular War: Uniforms, Organisation and Equipment of the Line and Militia

CUCCIA Phillip R. , Napoleon in Italy: The Sieges of Mantua, 1796–1799

DAVIES Helen M., Emile and Isaac Pereire: Bankers, Socialists and Sephardic Jews in nineteenth-century France

DENNISON Matthew, Queen Victoria: A Life of Contradictions

DIETRICH William, The Three Emperors: An Ethan Gage Adventure

DREZ Ronald J., The War of 1812, Conflict and Deception: The British Attempt to Seize New Orleans and Nullify the Louisiana Purchase

FIELD Andrew, Prelude to Waterloo Quatre Bras: The French Perspective

FLANAGAN Mark, A Royal Cookbook: Seasonal recipes from Buckingham Palace

FOSTER Russ E., Wellington and Waterloo: The Duke, The Battle and Posterity 1815-2015

FREMONT-BARNES Gregory, Waterloo 1815: The British Army's Day of Destiny

GLOVER Gareth, Waterloo: Myth and Reality

GRIFFITHS Edward, A Royal Cookbook: Seasonal recipes from Buckingham Palace

HARRIS Bob, The Scottish Town in the Age of the Enlightenment 1740-1820

HUNT Tristram, Ten Cities that Made an Empire

JARRETT Mark , The Congress of Vienna and its Legacy: War and Great Power Diplomacy After Napoleon

JOSPIN Lionel, Le mal napoléonien (Essay, in French)

KERSHAW Robert, 24 Hours at Waterloo: 18 June 1815

KRAAK Menno-Jan, Mapping Time: Illustrated by Minard's Map of Napoleon's Russian Campaign of 1812

KUIPERS Pier, Let's Trail Napoleon's Hundred Days

LEEPSON Marc, What So Proudly We Hailed: Francis Scott Key, A Life

LENTZ Thierry, 1815: Der Wiener Kongress und die Neugründung Europas

LIPSCOMBE Nick, Waterloo: The Decisive Victory

LUCAS Michael , Archaeology of the War of 1812

MCGEE James, Rebellion: A Thriller in Napoleon's Paris

MCKEAN Charles, The Scottish Town in the Age of the Enlightenment 1740-1820

MOREH (EDITOR) Shmuel , The Marvelous Chronicles: Biographies and Events

MUILWIJK Erwin, Standing Firm at Waterloo

MURAT Laure, The Man Who Thought He Was Napoleon: Toward a Political History of Madness

NAFZIGER George F., The End of Empire: Napoleon's 1814 Campaign

NORTH Jonathan, Napoleon's Mameluke: The Memoirs of Roustam Raza

O'KEEFFE Paul, Waterloo: The Aftermath

PAURA Roberto, La strada per Waterloo: Declino e caduta dell'Impero napoleonico

PELLEGRINO SUTCLIFFE Marcella , Victorian Radicals and Italian Democrats


PRICE Munro, Napoleon: The End of Glory

ROBERTS Jerry , The British Raid on Essex: The Forgotten Battle of the War of 1812

ROBERTS Andrew, Napoleon the Great

SALE Nigel, The Lie at the Heart of Waterloo: The Battle's Hidden Last Half Hour

SCHABLITSKY Julie M., Archaeology of the War of 1812

SCICLUNA Joe, By Order of Napoleon: The Taking of Malta

SCOTT LEWIS Diane, A Savage Exile: Vampires with Napoleon on St. Helena

SELIN Shannon, Napoleon in America (a novel)

SIEVERS Frank (translator), 1815: Der Wiener Kongress und die Neugründung Europas

SIMMS Brendan, The Longest Afternoon: The 400 Men Who Decided the Battle of Waterloo

SMITH Digby, Napoleon's German Division in Spain

SMITH Mark, The History of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment

STRONG Michele M., Education, Travel and the ‘Civilisation' of the Victorian Working Classes

SUMMERFIELD Stephen, Leib-Garde Cossacks of the Napoleonic Wars

SUMMERFIELD Stephen, Spanish Infantry of the Early Peninsular War: Uniforms, Organisation and Equipment of the Line and Militia

U.S. ARMY COMMAND AND GENERAL STAFF COLLEGE , The Duke of Wellington and the Supply System During the Peninsula War

UGLOW Jenny, In These Times: Living in Britain through Napoleon's Wars, 1793-1815

VAN LAERHOVEN Bob, Baudelaire's Revenge: A Novel

VICK Brian E., The Congress of Vienna: Power and Politics after Napoleon

VOGEL Steve, Through the Perilous Fight

WATSON Robert P., America's First Crisis - The War of 1812

WELLESLEY Charles, Wellington Portrayed

WILLIAMS Kate, Ambition and Desire: The Dangerous Life of Josephine Bonaparte

WILSON A. N. , Victoria: A Life

WRIGHT William, Warriors of the Queen: Fighting Generals of the Victorian Age


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