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About the Author
Gregory Fremont-Barnes holds a doctorate in Modern History from Oxford University. He is the author of T"he French Revolutionary Wars," "The Peninsular War," "The Fall of the French Empire,1813-1815" and "The Boer War, 1899-1902." He is currently editing a four-volume "Encyclopedia of the French Revolutionary and Napoleonic Wars "and co-editing a five-volume Encyclopedia of the American Revolutionary War. The author lives in Oxford, UK.