9780750926942

Wellington: A New Biography

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  • ISBN13:

    9780750926942

  • ISBN10:

    0750926945

  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2001-12-01
  • Publisher: Trafalgar Square
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Summary

A short biography of Wellington, the Iron Duke, one of the best known military commanders of British history. Covers not only Wellington the war hero and Waterloo, but also his political career and Wellington the ladies' man and his marriage to Kitty Pakenham.

Author Biography

Elizabeth Longford is a renowned biographer and has written books on Queen Victoria, Wellington, Byron, Wilfred Scawen Blunt, and the present Queen Mother. Her Victoria RI (1964) won the James Tait Black memorial prize

Table of Contents

Forewordp. vii
Prefacep. ix
List of Illustrationsp. xi
Acknowledgementsp. xiii
Chronologyp. xv
Introductionp. xix
Food for Powderp. 1
All Indiap. 5
The Bridge Years, 1806-9p. 14
Fortress Portugalp. 24
Into Spainp. 34
Into Francep. 43
The Duchess of Richmond's Ballp. 55
Waterloop. 69
Westminster Warriorsp. 89
Right About Facep. 118
The Other Side of the Hillp. 122
Epiloguep. 124
Mapsp. 129
Bibliographyp. 133
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