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Summary: Worshipped as a national savior, Vice-Admiral Horatio Nelson masterminded the naval victories that thwarted Napoleon's plans to invade Britain. Yet, in the midst of public adulation, rumors swirled about his private life. Nelson took a friend's wife as a mistress and even fathered a child by her in secret. Seen through the eyes of four people close to him: his wife, who feels bitter and...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Acorn Media 2008

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1 available in E-TV DVDs, Call number: DVD E-TV I

Talty, Stephan.

Summary: In a dual narrative that pits the heights of human ambition and achievement against the supremacy of nature, Stephan Talty tells the story of a mighty ruler and a tiny microbe, antagonists whose struggle would shape the modern world. --from publisher descriptioin

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Crown Publishers 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.2742 TAL

Summary: Salty saga of the bravest skipper ever to sail the seas- Captain Horatio Hornblower. The English Captain sailed during the Napoleonic era, and out thought, outmaneuvered and outfought his rivals, but was more than a little at sea when faced with a beautiful woman!

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Distributed by Warner Home Video 2007

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1 available in Action / Adventure DVDs, Call number: DVD ACTION/ADVENTURE CAP

Summary: In Tolstoy's timeless epic of love and loss, a circle of aristocrats finds their glittering world crumbling as war threatens imperial Russia. Set during the years of Napoleon's invasion of Russia, War and Peace follows the changing fortunes of brooding hero Prince Andrej, his bookish friend Pierre, and the spirited but naive Natasha. As Napoleon's armies menace their privileged lives, the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: Acorn Media 2013

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1 available in Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD WAR

Summary: Set during the Napoleonic wars of nineteenth century Spain. This fast-moving, hard-hitting action adventure series brings to life all the danger and romance of one of the bloodiest wars in history.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: 2017

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV SHA

Sǧur, Philippe-Paul

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New York Review Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.2742 SEG

Ronald, D. A. B.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Osprey 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.2745 RON

Summary: Sharpe's battle : Sharpe must recover stolen supply wagons and lead green troops into battle against a French general whose " chief weapon is horror." Sharpe's sword : Under orders to protect Wellington's master spy from the French, Sharpe finds himself in a fight for his life against "Boney's" best swordsman, Leroux. Sharpe's regiment : In a race against time to expose corruption in the...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BFS Entertainment & Multimedia Ltd. 2009

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV SHA

Summary: Sharpe's rifles : Sharpe saves Wellesley's life and is promoted to Lieutenant. He is put in command of the Chosen men, a crack regiment of riflemen who resist acknowledging his authority. Sharpe's eagle : When the French seize the King's Colours and Sharpe loses an old friend in battle, he steadfastly, but quietly swears to avenge the officer's death and restore England's honour. Sharpe's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: BFS Entertainment & Multimedia Ltd. 2009

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV SHA

Summary: Sharpe's enemy : Sharpe leads a mission to free an English colonel's wife who is hostage to a gang of lawless deserters led by an evil villain from Sharpe's past. Sharpe's honour : When a French spy frames him for dishonouring a Spanish aristocrat's wife, Sharpe faces arrest, duels, court martial and death to clear his good name and avoid damaging Britain's alliance with Spain. Sharpe's gold :...

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BFS Entertainment & Multimedia Ltd. 2009

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV SHA

Zamoyski, Adam.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: HarperCollins 2007

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.27 ZAM

Summary: Peacetime (1807). Hornblower is forced to make a living at the gaming tables and gets caught up in a budding romance with his landlady's daughter, Maria. Hornblower goes on a reconnaissance mission that uncovers French perfidy, leading to renewed war. Complications arise when he is betrayed and temporarily imprisoned. Hornblower and Maria get married.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: A & E 2003

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Graham, Winston

Summary: The eleventh novel in the legendary Poldark saga Cornwall, 1815: Demelza sees a horseman riding down the valley and senses disruption to the domestic contentment she has fought so hard to achieve. For Ross has little option but to accept the summons - and travel to Paris with his family, as an "observer" of the French armed forces. Parisian life begins well with an exhilarating round of balls...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Pan Books 2008

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC GRA

Novik, Naomi

Summary: Napoleon's invasion of Russia has been thwarted, but even as Capt. William Laurence and the dragon Temeraire pursue the retreating enemy through the winter, Napoleon is raising a new force, and he'll soon have enough men and dragons to resume the offensive. While the emperor regroups, the allies have an opportunity to strike first and defeat him once and for all - if internal struggles and...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Harper Voyager 2016

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC NOV

Nafziger, George F.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Presidio Press 1998

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.27 NAF

Balogh, Mary

Summary: Sir Benedict Harper, a wounded veteran of the Napoleonic Wars, finds an unexpected ally in widow Samantha McKay, who is attempting to escape her oppressive in-laws and needs his help in claiming a house she has inherited in Wales.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Dell, 2014. 2014

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC BAL

Willig, Lauren.

Summary: Portugal, December 1807. Jack Reid, the British agent known as the Moonflower (formerly the French agent known as the Moonflower), has been stationed in Portugal and is awaiting his new contact. He does not expect to be paired with a woman--especially not the legendary Pink Carnation. All of Portugal believes that the royal family departed for Brazil just before the French troops marched into...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: New American Library 2015

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WIL

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1 available in Adult, Call number: Fiction Willig 2015

Lavery, Brian.

Contents: Naval fact and naval fiction -- The world of the seaman -- The ships -- Officers -- The lower deck -- Techniques -- Life at sea -- Enemies and allies -- The navy in action -- The experience of war.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Naval Institute Press 2003

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.27 LAV

Summary: Sharpe is back with three more edge-of-your-seat, feature-length episodes set during the Napoleonic wars of 19th century Spain.

Format: moving image

Publisher / Publication Date: BBC 2017

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1 available in British Television Series DVDs, Call number: DVD BRITISH TV SHA

Black, Jeremy.

Summary: Explores both the military and diplomatic events that focus on the actions of the British during the War of 1812, comparing it to other conflicts in Europe during this time frame.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: University of Oklahoma Press 2009

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 973.5 BLA

Woodman, Richard

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Walker 1987

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1 available in Adult Fiction, Call number: FIC WOO

Cornwell, Bernard.

Summary: Two stories featuring Richard Sharpe and set during Christmas.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Sharpe Appreciation Society 2003

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Cate, Curtis

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Publisher / Publication Date: Random House 1985

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.27 CAT

Haythornthwaite, Philip J.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Facts on File 1990

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 940.27 Hayth