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Napoleon and the rebel : a story of brotherhood, passion, and power

Author: Marcello Simonetta; Noga Arikha
Publisher: New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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"Lucien was the most talented of the Bonaparte brothers, who not only can be credited for helping Napoleon seize power, but who also had a promising political career of his own. He was a romantic, an idealist, and an anti-monarchist whose love for Alexandrine, the woman he married in spite of Napoleon's objections, caused him to fall out of favor with his powerful brother. Here, authors Simonetta and Arikha draw  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Named Person: Lucien Bonaparte, prince de Canino; Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Lucien Bonaparte, prince de Canino; Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Lucien Bonaparte, prince de Canino; Napoleon, Emperor of the French; Lucien Bonaparte
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Marcello Simonetta; Noga Arikha
ISBN: 9780230111561 0230111564
OCLC Number: 679929443
Description: xiv, 289 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Contents: Preface Youth, 1775-1799 Diplomacy, 1800-1802 Love, 1802-1803 Exile, 1804-1807 Empire, 1808-1815 Epilogue, 1815-1840 Bibliography Acknowledgements
Responsibility: Marcello Simonetta and Noga Arikha.

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Simonetta and Arikha present a detailed portrait of Napoleon's family. The turbulent relationship between Napoleon and his brother, Lucien, of whom the Emperor said, "of all my siblings, he was the  Read more...

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