The Spanish ulcer : a history of the Peninsular War


Format:
Book


Author(s):
Gates, David


Keyword(s):
Peninsular War, 1807-1814. Spanischer Unabh‰ngigkeitskrieg Geschichte.


Year:
1986


Pages:
xiv, 557 p.


Publisher:
Norton


Publisher location:
New York


Accession number:
12215972


Label:
Box 103


Notes:
ill., maps, ports. ; 25 cm. pt. 1. Introduction: The origins of the Peninsular War. The Iberian theatre -- pt. 2. Reaping the whirlwind: The Spanish in revolt. The intractable north. Britain intervenes. The French resurgent. The British campaign in Spain, 1808-9. Victor on the Guadiana. The return to Saragossa -- pt. 3. Guerre ‡ outrance: Soult's invasion of Portugal, Spring 1809. A crisis in the north-west. A tale of two cities. The Talavera campaign. The junta's autumn offensive, 1809 -- pt. 4. Castles in Spain: Massena's invasion of Portugal, 1810-11. The harassed vistory : Soult in Andalusia. The war in the west and south, 1810-1811. Defiant Catalonia, December 1809-10. Political, economic and military undercurrents, c1810-12 -- pt. 5. The turning of the tide: Suchet invades Valencia. Forcing Spain's gates. The Salamanca campaign. Madrid and Moscow -- pt. 6. The advance to the Pyrenees, 1813. The repercussions of Vitoria : the collapse in the south-east. The "Battle of the Pyrenees". Twilight. The last days. Includes bibliographical references (p. [531]-548) and index. David Gates. Book


Language:
English


Call number:
LC: DC231; Dewey: 940.2/7


ISBN:
ISBN: 0393022811; 9780393022810 LCCN: 85-13807


Edition:
1st


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