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Napoleon

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Description for Napoleon paperback. An engaging and myth-free biography of Napoleon. Num Pages: 416 pages. BIC Classification: 1DDF; 3JH; BGH; HBJD. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 194 x 152 x 27. Weight in Grams: 294.
On a cold December day in 1840 Parisians turned out in force to watch as the body of Napoleon was solemnly carried on a riverboat from Courbevoie on its final journey to the Invalides. In this book Alan Forrest tells the remarkable story of how the son of a Corsican attorney became the most powerful man in Europe: a man whose charisma and legacy have endured since his lonely death on the Island of St Helena. Forrest cuts away the many layers of myth that have grown up around Napoleon, a man who mixed history and legend promiscuously. Drawing on ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Quercus Publishing
Number of pages
352
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2012
Condition
New
Weight
293g
Number of Pages
416
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9781780872506
SKU
V9781780872506
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About Alan Forrest
Alan Forrest is Professor of Modern History and Director of the Centre for Eighteenth Century Studies, at the University of York. He works on modern French history, especially the period of the French Revolution and Empire, and on the history of modern warfare. He serves on the editorial boards of French History and War in History, and is a member ... Read more

Reviews for Napoleon
'A book of supreme confidence and reflection' Daily Express.
Daily Express
'a concise yet revealing insight into his psyche' France magazine.
France magazine

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