Michael Glover

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Michael Glover (1922–90) served in the British army during the Second World War, after which he joined the British Council and became a professional author. He has written many articles and books on Napoleonic and Victorian warfare.[1]

Published works[edit]

Glover has written the following published works:[2]

  • Britannia Sickens : Sir Arthur Wellesley and the Convention of Cintra, London : Leo Cooper, 1970.
  • Wellington as Military Commander, London : Sphere Books, 1973.
  • The Peninsular War, 1807-1814 : A Concise Military History, London : David & Charles; Hamden, Conn. : Archon Books, 1974.
  • Rorke's Drift : A Victorian Epic, London : Cooper, 1975.
  • General Burgoyne in Canada and America : Scapegoat for a System, London : Gordon & Cremonesi ; [New York : distributed by Atheneum Publishers], c. 1976.
  • A Very Slippery Fellow : The Life of Sir Robert Wilson 1777-1849, Oxford : OUP, 1978.
  • The Napoleonic Wars : An Illustrated History, 1792-1815, London : Batsford, 1979.
  • Warfare in the Age of Bonaparte, London : Cassell, c. 1980.
  • The Fight for the Channel Ports : Calais to Brest 1940 : A Study in Confusion, London : Leo Cooper, 1985.

Glover contributed additional text to the following published work:

  • Pericoli, Ugo, 1815 - The Armies at Waterloo, additional text by Michael Glover; translations from the Italian by A. S. W. Winkworth; introduction by Elizabeth Longford, London : Seeley, 1973.