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Wellington A Brilliant General, Remembered Most For His Defeat Of Napoleon At Waterloo, Wellington Was Also A Politician Of Commanding Presence Elected Prime Minister In 1827, He Was An Influential Adviser To Kings And Queens, And Became Deeply Involved In All The Major Scandals Of The Time, Delighting In Mixing Himself Up In Other People S Affairs Celebrated For His Sardonic Humor And Savage Rages Which Alternated With Irresistible Charm, He Concealed A Deep Humanity Behind A Veneer Of Aloofness That Gained Him The Sobriquet, The Iron Duke Filled With Fresh Insights On Aspects Of Wellington S Life And Character, Christopher Hibbert Has Shown Once Again Why He Is One Of Our Finest Popular Historians.

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  • Paperback
  • 500 pages
  • Wellington
  • Christopher Hibbert
  • English
  • 04 October 2018
  • 0738201480

10 thoughts on “Wellington

  1. says:

    This biography of the Duke of Wellington is very readable As its title suggests, it does concentrate on describing the Duke s personality So, if you are looking for detailed descriptions of battles which I was NOT , then this book might disappoint Hibbert s book gives a brilliant overview of the life of a man, who was both Britain s hero, and, occasionally, anti hero He was regarded as being the saviour of Europe having helped to defeat Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo, along with his allies This biography of the Duke of Wellington is very readable As its title suggests, it does concentrate on describing the Duke s personality So, if you are looking for detailed descriptions of battles which I was NOT , then this book might disappoint Hibbert s book gives a brilliant overview of the life of a man, who was both Britain s hero, and, occasionally, anti hero He was regarded as being the saviour of Europe having helped to defeat Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo, along with his allies the Prussians Although a highly significant victory, it was a nail bitingly close thing What Wellington achieved at Waterloo was to make him a national hero a man whose opinions in many aspects of British political life were both sought and often followed.With conservative...

  2. says:

    Did not do a good job with this wasn t fun to read and didn t have anything to say.

  3. says:

    In this 200th year since the battle of Waterloo, many people in the UK certainly, and probably in other countries will have been reminded of the protagonists and something of what the battle was about, and most of those would already be aware that the man who came out on top was the Duke of Wellington I would advise that anyone wanting further details of the battle itself shouldn t bank on this book providing them as there is comparatively very little coverage in this book The reason is that In this 200th year since the battle of Waterloo, many people in the UK certainly, and probably in other countries will have been reminded of the protagonists and something of what the battle was about, and most of those would already be aware that the man who came out on top was the Duke of Wellington I would advise that anyone wanting further details of the battle itself shouldn t bank on this book providing them as there is comparatively very little coverage in this book The reason is that there is so muchto get through in the life of Wellington The book is by no means a particularly sympathetic account of his life, it is a bit ...

  4. says:

    The 25 pages I read were excruciating Terribly confusing with little context More descriptive than analytical Assumes reader has knowledge of time period and events that probably should be explained, though I assume a British audience was intended, so maybe they would have the requisite knowledge Overly concerned with scandalous anecdotes of Wellington s upper class world while the writer had this annoying proclivity to inject wholly unnecessary descriptions of minor characters, along the The 25 pages I read were excruciating Terribly confusing with little context More descriptive than analytical Assumes reader has knowledge of time period and events that pro...

  5. says:

    This will probably appeal to Britsthan others, but what a fascinating and well researched book I knew nothing of Wellington s life, his victories, his diplomacy, and not least, his political career My...

  6. says:

    Really interesting chronicle of an entire life, not just the important interesting bits Says a lot about the man and his times Helps if you have some basic historical contest, though.

  7. says:

    A well researched enjoyable read gives a good account of an interesting and enigmatic man.

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