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Juana the Mad Not the frail and unstable woman usually depicted, Juana employed pious practices to defend her own interests as well as those of her children. She emerges as a woman of immense importance in Spanish and European history. Full description

The March to Corunna: Letters from Moore's Army in Portugal and Spain During the Peninsular War by a British Officer 1808-1809

The March to Corunna: Letters from Moore's Army in Portugal and Spain During the Peninsular War by a British Officer 1808-1809
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The March to Corunna Essential correspondence from Iberia Perhaps the best way to describe this excellent collection of letters from the theatre of war is to quote the author’s own introduction. ‘The following letters contain an account of the march and actions of the British Army under Sir John Moore from the day of their (its) departure from Lisbon to that in which they embarked at Corunna. They were written on the spot and immediately as the events arose of which they are the subjects.’ Those readers who can appreciate the importance of source material will understand that it rarely comes more relevant than this. This momentous campaign and retreat is reported as it happened…