Tag Archives: Napoleon

A List of Book Published in 1815

Many bloggers, tweeters, newspaper columnists and other date nerds have already produced handy lists of the anniversaries coming up in 2015. The Big Two are of course the octocentenary of Magna Carta (sealed (not signed!) by King John on 15 … Continue reading

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The Disasters of War

We reissued the Memoirs of the Marquise de la Rochejaquelein  in 2010, but I have only just got around to reading the book. I had no real idea of what to expect: the work was first published in Bordeaux in … Continue reading

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The Naval Chronicle Has Landed!

In our post of 6 July 2010, we mentioned the forthcoming publication of the Naval Chronicle. Today, the inspection copies of the books have arrived, and the whole team is checking them page by page for quality, and trying not … Continue reading

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