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How the French Won Waterloo: Or Think They Did

How the French Won Waterloo: Or Think They Did


作者  /  Stephen Clarke

出版社 / ARROW

出版日期 / 2016/06/16

商品語言 / 英文

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定價 / NT$385

售價 / 79折, NT$ 304

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Published in the 200th Anniversary year of the Battle of Waterloo a witty look at how the French still think they won, by Stephen Clarke, author of 1000 Years of Annoying the French and A Year in the Merde.

Two centuries after the Battle of Waterloo, the French are still in denial.

If Napoleon lost on 18 June 1815 (and that's a big 'if'), then whoever rules the universe got it wrong. As soon as the cannons stopped firing, French historians began re-writing history. The Duke of Wellington was beaten, they say, and then the Prussians jumped into the boxing ring, breaking all the rules of battle. In essence, the French cannot bear the idea that Napoleon, their greatest-ever national hero, was in any way a loser. Especially not against the traditional enemy – les Anglais.

Stephen Clarke has studied the French version of Waterloo, as told by battle veterans, novelists, historians – right up to today's politicians, and he has uncovered a story of pain, patriotism and sheer perversion ...







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誠品26碼 /2681304922007
ISBN 13 /9780099594994
ISBN 10 /0099594994
EAN /9780099594994

頁數304
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