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Napoleon And British Song 1797 1822

ISBN 10 : 9781137555380
ISBN 13 : 1137555386

This study offers a radical reassessment of a crucial period of political and cultural history. By looking at some 400 songs, many of which are made available to hear, and at their..


Charles Dibdin And Late Georgian Culture

ISBN 10 : 9780192540454
ISBN 13 : 0192540459

Charles Dibdin (1745-1814) was one of the most popular and influential creative forces in late Georgian Britain, producing a diversity of works that defy simple categorisation. He ..


In Nelson S Wake

ISBN 10 : 9780300217322
ISBN 13 : 0300217323

Horatio Nelson’s celebrated victory over the French at the Battle of Trafalgar in 1805 presented Britain with an unprecedented command of the seas. Yet the Royal Navy’s role in..


The Continental Commitment

ISBN 10 : 1573923044
ISBN 13 : 9781573923040

Howard traces the themes of imperial defense, home defense, and the maintenance of a balance of power trough the whole era of the two world wars. He shows how many important events..


Analyzing Popular Music

ISBN 10 : 1139435345
ISBN 13 : 9781139435345

How do we know music? We perform it, we compose it, we sing it in the shower, we cook, sleep and dance to it. Eventually we think and write about it. This book represents the culmi..


The Legend Of Napoleon

ISBN 10 : 9781783781232
ISBN 13 : 1783781238

God was bored with Napoleon,' wrote Victor Hugo, and the Emperor was duly defeated at Waterloo in 1815 and exiled to St Helena, where he died an agonizing and horrifying death. The..


1812 Napoleon S Fatal March On Moscow

ISBN 10 : 9780007381067
ISBN 13 : 0007381069

Adam Zamoyski’s bestselling account of Napoleon’s invasion of Russia and his catastrophic retreat from Moscow, events that had a profound effect on European history...