The Savage Storm

    The Savage Storm

    Britain on the Brink in the Age of Napoleon

    David Andress

    Little, Brown 2012

    Hardback 448pp Illustrated

    9781408701928   Product Code: 21874

    David Andress chronicles the 'remarkably dogged, occasionally despairing, but at last overwhelmingly successful British fight against the continental power embodied in the 'Grand Empire' of Napoleon Bonaparte'. He describes the military conflict itself, but also examines how it affected both high politics and the very active social resistance of the time. As well as the international contest of ideologies, the study considers the bitterly divided society within Britain, even as it prevailed over Napoleon.

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