History of the Peninsular War. Volume II

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Robert Southey

Series: Political Science and History
BISAC: POL058000

The Peninsular War (1807–1814) was a military conflict for control of the Iberian Peninsula during the Napoleonic War, where the French were opposed by British, Spanish, and Portuguese forces. The war began when the French and Spanish armies invaded and occupied Portugal in 1807 and lasted until the Napoleon’s defeat in 1814.
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Preface
CHAPTER I. SIEGE OF ZARAGOZA.
CHAPTER II. INSURRECTION IN PORTUGAL.
CHAPTER III. FIRST CAMPAIGN OF THE BRITISH ARMY IN PORTUGAL. CONVENTION OF CINTRA.
CHAPTER IV. ESTABLISHMENT OF THE CENTRAL JUNTA. OPERATIONS IN CATALONIA. EMBARRASSMENTS AND MOVEMENTS OF THE SPANISH ARMIES. ESCAPE OF THE SPANISH TROOPS FROM DENMARK.
CHAPTER V. PROCEEDINGS OF THE FRENCH GOVERNMENT. CONFERENCE AT ERFURTH. PROPOSAL FOR PEACE. BUONAPARTE ENTERS SPAIN.
CHAPTER VI. BUONAPARTE ENTERS SPAIN. DEFEAT OF THE SPANISH ARMIES. SURRENDER OF MADRID. THE SPANIARDS ENDEAVOUR TO RALLY AT CUENCA, AND ON THE TAGUS.
CHAPTER VII. CAMPAIGN OF THE BRITISH ARMY UNDER SIR JOHN MOORE.
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