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The Danish Army of the Napoleonic Wars 1807 1814

Author : David A. Wilson
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A fully illustrated unique record of the uniforms of the Napoleonic Danish and Norwegian armies and their flags in full colour.

International review of military history

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Experiences of War and Nationality in Denmark and Norway 1807 1815

Author : R. Glenthøj
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This book explores the impact of the Napoleonic wars on Danish-Norwegian society and accounts for war experiences and the transformation of identities among the popular classes and educated élites alike.


Author : Darwin Porter
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From the sophisticated and scenic cities of Stockholm and Copenhagen to the majestic fjords of Norway, this guide includes complete details on the top cruises, eco-tours, and adventure trips, and information on all the most intriguing cultural and historic sights. Maps.

Napol on Bonaparte

Author : Joshua Meeks
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Napoléon Bonaparte: A Reference Guide to His Life and Works cover all aspects of his life and work, from his birth in Corsica to his death in St. Helena. Includes a detailed chronology of Napoléon Bonaparte’s life, family, and work. The A to Z section includes the major events, places, and people in Napoleon’s life. Appendixes listing Napoleon’s marshals, his family, a selection of the most important battles, and a selection of the most significant treaties or documents. The bibliography includes a list of publications concerning his life and works. The index thoroughly cross-references the chronological and encyclopedic entries.

Ancestors and Descendants of Frantz Larsen Engelstad 1850 1936 and Johanne Andersdatter Engelstad 1851 1932 of Hedemarken County Norway and Dane County Wisconsin

Author : Judith Engelstad Gambrel
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Napoleonic Military History

Author : Donald D. Horward
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The Napoleonic Wars 3

Author : Gregory Fremont-Barnes
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Napoleon's occupation of the Iberian peninsula embroiled him in a protracted and costly war against British, Spanish and Portuguese forces ultimately led by one of history's greatest commanders -- the Duke of Wellington. Yet it also introduced a new dimension to warfare, for Napoleon's 'Spanish ulcer' became a bitter seven-year struggle against peoples inflamed by nationalism. Thus, while Wellington achieved successive victories in open battle, a parallel guerrilla war exacted a heavy toll of its own on the invaders. No mere sideshow to the other campaigns of the period, the Peninsular War made a significant contribution to Napoleon's eventual downfall.


Author : Denmark. Udenrigsministeriet
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1924- include also "Danish export firms."

Subject Catalog

Author : Library of Congress
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Armies of the Napoleonic Wars

Author : Chris McNab
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"The Napoleonic Wars saw almost two decades of brutal fighting, from the frozen wastelands of Russia to the wilderness of the Peninsula, and from Egypt to the bloody battlefield of Waterloo. In the almost two decades of battle, Napoleon led his Grande Armee and his allies against a varying coalition of nations. This book provides a comprehensive guide to all the major armies of the Napoleonic Wars - France, Britain, Austria, Prussia, Russia, Spain, and Portugal - as well as many of the minor powers. The changes in the armies over the period, the organization, the infantry, cavalry, and artillery are all covered, along with illustrations of the often glorious uniforms worn into battle." --Book Jacket.

The Popular History of England

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The Encyclopedia Americana

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Reader s Guide to Military History

Author : Charles Messenger
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This book contains some 600 entries on a range of topics from ancient Chinese warfare to late 20th-century intervention operations. Designed for a wide variety of users, it encompasses general reviews of aspects of military organization and science, as well as specific wars and conflicts. The book examines naval and air warfare, as well as significant individuals, including commanders, theorists, and war leaders. Each entry includes a listing of additional publications on the topic, accompanied by an article discussing these publications with reference to their particular emphases, strengths, and limitations.

Uniforms of the Peninsular War in Colour 1807 1814

Author : Philip J. Haythornthwaite
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The Charter of the United Nations

Author : United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Foreign Relations
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Includes State Dept "Report to the President on the Results of the San Francisco Conference," June 26, 1945 (p. 34-206).

The Napoleonic War Journal of Captain Thomas Henry Browne 1807 1816

Author : Thomas Henry Browne
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"Thomas Henry Browne obtained an ensign's commission in the 23rd Royal Welch Fusiliers in 1805. Some twenty-one months later he began a long service overseas for most of nine years from 1807 to 1816. During this period Browne participated in the seizure of the Danish fleet at Copenhagen in 1807, the Capture of Martinique from the French in 1809, and the ebb and flow of the campaign against Napoleon's army in the Iberian Peninsula, 1810 to 1814. During this latter period he served on Wellington's Headquarters staff in the Adjutant-General's office, and was privileged to observe the great commander from a close point of vantage." "During the period of his overseas service, Browne kept a journal in which he noted in a vivid and trenchant style the day-to-day events occurring in his own and other units, whether in camp, on the march, or in the heat of battle. His staff position enabled him to see the broad sweep of tactical decisions, while his remarkable gifts as an observer bring to life the officers and men who composed the armies of the day, depicting them in a succession of graphic images. Few military journals of any period have captured the soldier's life with such immediacy, like a first-rate war correspondent's report from the battle front." "After the defeat of Napoleon in 1815, Browne continued to rise in the military hierarchy, retiring with a knighthood and the rank of Lieutenant-General. He died in 1855 aged 68." "In this edition the Journal has been faithfully reproduced by Professor Roger Buckley, who has written a full introduction placing Thomas Henry Browne in the context of his times, evoking the customs and disciplines of the British regular army in the age of Wellington, and sketching in the historical background to the conflicts in which the army was engaged. Each section of the Journal is similarly introduced by the editor, who has also supplied a detailed biographical appendix, full notes and bibliography and a representative selection of illustrations."--BOOK JACKET.Title Summary field provided by Blackwell North America, Inc. All Rights Reserved

Seismological Research Letters

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The Norwegian Armed Forces and Defense Policy 1905 1955

Author : David Thompson
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Thompson presents a history of the changes in Norway's defense policy during the first fifty years following its independence from Sweden. Particular attention has been paid to the effects of the German occupation of 1940-1945 on the later development of the nation's defense policy. Thompson teaches history at Illinois Central College. The text is

Charitable Women

Author : Birgitta Jordansson
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The present-day welfare state crisis in the Nordic countries is a major inspiration behind this anthology, written by nine senior and junior scholars involved in intellectural and social history, women and gender history in Sweden, Norway and Denmark. By tracing the multivaried role of women as welfare producers and distributors in the period 1780-1930 and in metropolitan and provincial contexts this anthology argues that philanthropy both predated, co-exited with and shaped the formation of the "classical" welfare states. This anthology enters a fascinating world of associations, societies and homes to depict the direct interactions of volunteering women and their clients, their goals and ambitions in an age of early industrial capitalism and political modernization.