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The Emperor and the Duke: A Comparative Leadership Analysis of the Battle of Waterloo

@inproceedings{Black2009TheEA,
  title={The Emperor and the Duke: A Comparative Leadership Analysis of the Battle of Waterloo},
  author={S. Black},
  year={2009}
}
  • S. Black
  • Published 2009
  • History
  • This thesis explores the personal leadership contributions of Napoleon Bonaparte and the Duke of Wellington to the battle of Waterloo, June 18, 1815. It argues that the late eighteenth and early nineteenth century military reforms, which began to emphasize the importance of individuals in shaping the outcome of battles, produced an environment which was receptive to personal leadership. The thesis analyzes the earlier careers of Napoleon --at the battle of Austerlitz-- and Wellington --at the… CONTINUE READING

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