The Savage Storm
Britain on the Brink in the Age of Napoleon
|Publication Date:||Sep 2013|
| Publisher:||Little, Brown Book Group Limited|
| Book Format:||Hardback|
|List Price:||USD $34.99|
| Book Description: |
Britain's defeat of Napoleon is one the great accomplishments in our history. And yet it was by no means certain that Britain itself would survive the revolutionary fervour of the age, let alone emerge victorious from such a vast conflict. From the late 1790s, the country was stricken by naval mutinies, rebellion in Ireland, and riots born of hunger, poverty and grinding injustice. As the new century opened, with republican graffiti on the walls of the cities, and revolutionary...