The Forgotten War Against Napoleon

Conflict in the Mediterranean

Gareth Glover

 
Date Published :
September 2017
Publisher :
Pen and Sword
Language:
English
Illustration :
30 illustrations
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ISBN : 9781473833951
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Overview
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The campaigns fought against Napoleon in the Iberian peninsula, in France, Germany, Italy and Russia and across the rest of Europe have been described and analyzed in exhaustive detail, yet the history of the fighting in the Mediterranean has rarely been studied as a separate theater of the conflict. Gareth Glover sets this right with a compelling account of the struggle on land and at sea for control of a region that was critical for the outcome of the Napoleonic Wars. The story of this twenty-year conflict is illustrated with numerous quotes from a large number of primary sources, many of which are published here for the first time.

About The Author
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Gareth Glover is a former Royal Navy officer and military historian who has made a special study of the Napoleonic Wars for the last thirty years. In addition to writing many articles on aspects of the subject in magazines and journals, his books include Wellington’s Voice, Wellington’s Lieutenant Napoleon’s Gaoler, From Corunna to Waterloo, Eyewitness to the Peninsular War and the Battle of Waterloo, An Eloquent Soldier, six volumes of The Waterloo Archive and Waterloo: Myth and Reality.s

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