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    • 1815: Regency Britain in the Year of Waterloo

    • By: Stephen Bates
    • Narrated by: Jonathan Keeble
    • Length: 9 hrs and 57 mins
    • Unabridged
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 12

    The year 1815 was the year of Waterloo, the British victory that ended Napoleon's European ambitions and ushered in a century largely of peace for Britain. But what sort of country were Wellington's troops fighting for? And what kind of society did they return to? Overseas, the bounds of empire were expanding while at home the population endured the chill of economic recession.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • placing jane austen's novels in historical context

    • By Lauren Bergold on 05-25-16

    Regular price: $19.41