Architects of empire: the Duke of Wellington and his brothers

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University of Oklahoma Press,
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c2007.
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A soldier and statesman for the ages, the Duke of Wellington is a towering figure in world history. John Severn now offers a fresh look at the man born Arthur Wellesley to show that his career was very much a family affair, a lifelong series of interactions with his brothers and their common Anglo-Irish heritage.The untold story of a great family drama,Architects of Empire paints a new picture of the era through the collective biography of Wellesley and his siblings.
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subject_facet Great Britain -- History -- 18th century, Great Britain -- History -- 19th century
table_of_contents The Wellesleys of County Meath -- Richard takes charge -- The India adventure begins -- Tiger hunt -- Arthur : from Mysore to the Maratha War -- Henry steps forward -- End of the first act : the Maratha War -- Entr'acte I -- Toil and trouble -- The Wellesleys in Spain : the first phase -- The Wellesleys at war -- Reversal of fortunes -- Waterloo -- Entr'acte II -- Encore for the Wellesleys -- Irreconcilable differences -- View from across the aisle -- The final years.
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title Architects of empire : the Duke of Wellington and his brothers
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