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If you’re into insect-related documentaries, you’re bound to have heard some variation of this: “Ants are the only other animal, apart from humans, to engage in war” It’s a bit of hyperbole, really. Ant “warfare” is really more of an instinct … Continue reading

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The Peninsular War by Charles Esdaile

A throughly comprehensive account of the Iberian struggle between Napoleon and the Anglo-Portugeuse-Spanish alliance during the first decades of the nineteenth century. Esdaile’s opus is the text to read on the conflict, covering every aspect, be it political, military, diplomatic or financial of the famous … Continue reading

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