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Battles at Home and Abroad

Mushirul Hasan

in Exploring the West

Published in print August 2009 | ISBN: 9780198063117
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780199080199 | DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198063117.003.0040
Battles at Home and Abroad

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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

Chapter.  2903 words. 

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