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Mushirul Hasan

Print publication date: 2009

Print ISBN-13: 9780198063117

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: October 2012

DOI: 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.001.0001

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Battles at Home and Abroad

Battles at Home and Abroad

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(p.169) 22 Battles at Home and Abroad
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Exploring the West
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Mushirul Hasan

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0040

The author describes England's conquests by land during the late war and traces the origin of the war with Tippoo Sultan. He reflects on the events of the war and Napoleon Buonaparte's invasion of Egypt, the siege of Acre, the battle between the second confederacy and France, Buonaparte's arrival in France and his dissolution of the National Assembly, the defeat of a Turkish army at the hands of the French, Buonaparte's threat to invade England, Lord Nelson's destruction of some of the French boats, and the conclusion of peace.

Keywords:   England, Tippoo Sultan, Napoleon, France, Turkish army, siege of Acre, Lord Nelson

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