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The age of Napoleon

Author: J Christopher Herold
Publisher: New York : American Heritage Pub. Co. ; Book trade distribution by Harper & Row, ©1963.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : English : English-language edView all editions and formats
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Called an "outstanding work of popular history" by The New York Times, this book is the biography of an enigmatic and legendary personality, as well as the portrait of an entire age. The author explores relevant political, cultural, military, commercial, and social history. -- Publisher's description.
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Genre/Form: History
Biography
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Herold, J. Christopher.
Age of Napoleon.
New York: American Heritage Pub. Co.; book trade distribution by Harper & Row, ©1963
(OCoLC)646962399
Named Person: Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Napoléon, empereur des Français; Napoleon, Emperor of the French
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: J Christopher Herold
OCLC Number: 965205
Notes: Maps in lining papers.
Includes index.
Description: 453, 16 pages : illustrations, portraits, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Introduction / Marshall B. Davidson --
Hero for an age --
The rise to power --
Ideas in conflict --
From consul to Caesar --
The conquest of Europe --
The Spanish ordeal --
Resolute Britain --
The road to Tyranny --
The colonial world --
The Russian nemesis --
The last gamble --
Legacy and legend.
Responsibility: by J. Christopher Herold.

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Called an "outstanding work of popular history" by The New York Times, this book is the biography of an enigmatic and legendary personality, as well as the portrait of an entire age. The author explores relevant political, cultural, military, commercial, and social history. -- Publisher's description.

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